The Willem de Kooning Foundation is a not-for-profit, artist-endowed foundation whose mission is to foster the study and appreciation of Willem de Kooning’s life and work through research, exhibitions and educational programs.
The Foundation is offering an internship to assist with our research projects and other responsibilities. This is an opportunity to learn about Willem de Kooning in particular and the nature of an artist’s foundation. The internship will begin at the start of this summer 2015 and has the possibility to continue through the academic year.
Eligibility: Candidates must be currently enrolled in a college or university art history program at a senior, masters or PhD level. Eligibility is extended to those who graduate this May 2015.
The successful candidate must demonstrate sound research, writing, proofreading and communication skills. He or she must be a detail-oriented, highly organized and discreet individual who is both a team player and self-motivated. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel) is required, and familiarity with FileMaker Pro and social media platforms is a plus. Knowledge of twentieth-century American art and specifically, Abstract Expressionism is preferred but not required. Intern may work for pay or may apply for school credit through his or her college or university and must be available to work two to three days per week.
Interested parties may submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and 2 references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for submission is May 15, 2015.