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FULL-TIME VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP POSITION
Intern will assist the DX Associate Curator and Director of Collections as well as the Exhibition Co Ordinator. Duties include research projects; aiding with maintenance of exhibitions and the DX Permanent Collection; liaising with artists/designers and docent volunteers; attending meetings with designers, guest curators, DX staff, Collections Committee and exhibition installation teams along with the Associate Curator and part-time Exhibition Co ordinator; administrative duties associated with exhibitions; organizational tasks and record maintenance; liaising with marketing and social media team on aspects of exhibitions and collections; as well as aiding in the installation and deinstall of exhibitions. Will be required to work after hours on some evenings or short weekend shifts when DX programming events take place. As a not-for-profit with a small staff, there is much opportunity to be immersed in all aspects of exhibition development and the position can prove to be very self-directed where allowed.
What You Will Learn:
In-depth research methods for the purpose of building curatorial content.
What We Require:
Background in Industrial Design, Fine Art, Visual Culture or Curatorial Studies
We value all of our interns and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals. Every day at the DX is different and requires flexibility and independent creative thinking. If this is you, please apply!
The position begins Sept 30th 2013 and ends August 29, 2014. You are expected to work 30 hours per week.
How To Apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to Sara Nickleson, Associate Curator
sara at dx.org
We thank all applicants, however, due to the volume of applications, we will only be contacting those candidates selected for an interview.