REGISTRATION INTERN PROGRAM
This is a unique opportunity for Art History and Studio Art majors for an educational practicum. Qualified applicants will be current students at the Junior or Senior level of a University program. Graduate students and recent graduates will be considered.
The Agenda is as follows:
1. Orientation will include discussion covering Art Handling, Archival Materials, Packing, Inventory, Museum Procedures, and a Tour of the Museum. Interns will be given a manual that will be required reading before beginning work.
2. Working with the Registrar, Interns will help with Inventory. Going through the Collection writing down items and their location. Repackaging as necessary.
3. Working on the process of updating the Location Cards and compiling reports.
4. Working with the Curatorial Staff, Interns will assist with the Exhibition Preparation. They will learn about layout and design, installation procedures, and lighting.
5. Interns will become familiar with the proper procedures of completing Condition Reports, and compiling files on objects and artists.
6. Interns will be presented with corresponding literature and bibliography for collection management, registration documentation, and exhibition preparation during the course of the semester.
7. Interns evaluation will be based on accumulation of hours, care and concern for art and artifacts by the Registrar. The university faculty will be responsible for assessing the Intern and assigning a grade.
As interns in the Registration Intern Program, they will gain valuable experience and practical skills. This program will be designed to educate students on the procedures of Museums through experience and reading.
Interested individuals should contact Liz Fuhrman Bragg, Registrar, by telephone (812) 425-2406, extension 238 or via email . Most universities require 10 to 15 hours per week for an average of 2 to 3 credit hours. Hours for Interns will be scheduled Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. This internship is non-paying.