BFA Reviews on March 20th

BFA Reviews will be held on Wednesday, March 20th by appointment in Klapper hall room 672. All BA students who wish to switch to a BFA major must attend a portfolio review for admission. Students can sign up for a portfolio review by visiting the sign-up sheet posted at the Art Department. (If it is impossible to meet at this time, e-mail professor Debra Priestly.)

  • Sign up for an appointment by 4:30pm on the previous day. The list is on the door of the Art Department office, Klapper room 172
  • Sign up for the earliest possible appointment
  • Arrive 15 minutes before your appointment to set up your presentation.
  • Bring up to 3 works from each of your studio classes along with samples of outside work. You may include a sketchbook.
  • Bring whatever materials you need to hang your work (tape, pushpins, etc.)

Internship Opportunities: Summer 2019 at the Frick

The Education Department of The Frick Collection invites undergraduate students to apply for the following summer internship opportunities. These internships provide a superb opportunity for participating in many aspects of museum education work in a small, dynamic department.

Ayesha Bulchandani Undergraduate Education Internship

Two placements are available under this program. Although all undergraduate students are eligible for the Ayesha Bulchandani Internship Program, preference will be given to applicants who receive need-based financial aid from their college or university or submit a brief statement indicating financial need. The stipend award is $3,500. The application deadline is January 28, 2019.

Download the pdf for further details on this internship.

Arts Intern Program for Undergraduate Students at The Frick Collection – Education Department
One placement is available under this program. Applicants must be rising juniors or seniors attending a college or university within the five boroughs of New York City, or must have their permanent residence in New York City. In addition, the applicant’s Student Aid Report (SAR) must indicate an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5000 or less. The internship pays $15/hr., 28 hours per week. In addition, the intern will receive a $500 stipend upon completion of a final project. Applications for the Arts Intern program will be accepted on a rolling basis; the position is open until filled.

Download the pdf for further details on this internship.

Other internships are also available at the Frick for Summer 2019 – visit their page to view the full list!

Senior Projects Exhibition

The Queens College Art Department is pleased to invite you to the final show of the semester in the Klapper Student Gallery – the Senior Projects Art Exhibition! This group exhibition features work from undergraduate students taking Senior Projects courses.

See the show Dec 17th-21, and join us for a reception on Dec 20th, 5-8pm. Congratulations to our students on all their hard work!

 

Student Event: Career Insights at the Met Museum

Ever wondered what it’s like to work in a museum? The Met Museum is hosting a free Career Insights event for students on Fri, October 26th, 5:30-8:30pm. Speak with staff from many different backgrounds about their jobs, and find out how to apply your skills toward a museum career. Meet with administrators, curators, conservators, educators, designers, photographers, scientists, writers, and more. Open to all undergraduate and graduate students; those at early stages of their studies are particularly encouraged to attend. Museum admission is included.

See more information and register for the event here!

Internship Opportunity: Apprentice Museum Educator at the Rubin Museum

The Rubin Museum is seeking interested undergraduates, graduate students, and recent post-graduates for their year-long museum educator internship! Learn practical skills for a career in the arts, programming, or museum education. Apply to join the Rubin’s Apprentice Museum Educator (AME) program and gain the opportunity to work on School and Family Programs or Adult and Academic Programs for the 2018–2019 academic year (September–June). You will develop an understanding of gallery teaching, facilitation of public programs, and museum administration, and will be given the chance to create and lead your own program at the end of your term.

Apprentice Museum Educators are paid a modest monthly stipend for their services. The terms of the stipend will be discussed if applicants are accepted for interviews. School credit may be received.

Apprentice Duties include:

  • Facilitating programs such as talks, concerts and performances
  • Administrative support of programs
  • Museums studies discussions and arts career advising
  • Leading tours and art workshops for K-12 school groups

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Strong interest in a future career in programming, education, or art is encouraged.
  • Fall 2018–Spring 2019 (September–June)
  • 20 hours per week
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

How to apply:
Send a resume and letter of interest to: volunteersandinterns@rubinmuseum.org
In the subject headline, note “Apprentice Museum Educator.” For additional details, explore the Rubin Museum website.

Internship Opportunity: Morgan Library and Museum

The Morgan Library and Museum is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Rudin Internship, School Program Assistant. This internship opportunity for a full-time, active CUNY undergraduate student.

Rudin Internship: School Program Assistant

The Education Department is seeking a School Program Assistant to help implement the Morgan’s school, teacher, and family programs. The candidate must be a full-time undergraduate student at a CUNY school. He or she must demonstrate a keen interest in the field of museum education and in the visual arts, a rigorous attention to detail, and solid writing and communication skills. The intern will assist in the daily implementation of school and after-school programs, set-up and clean-up of classes, maintain school and family program supplies, assist in preparing teachers’ confirmation packets, submit event forms, and assist in the production of school and family pamphlets and flyers. Physical condition should allow lifting, bending, reaching top shelves, and pushing carts. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required. The School Program Assistant reports to the Education Associate and the Assistant Manager of School Programs with overall supervision by the Manager of Education Programs. Due to the high volume of applicants, we are able to contact only active CUNY undergraduate students whose skills and background best fit our needs.

Compensation: $15.00 / hour

Hours: 10–15 per week

Days: 2–3 days per week (schedule negotiable)

The CUNY Undergraduate Internship Program at The Morgan Library & Museum is made possible by a grant from the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation.

To apply:
Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to: Rudin@themorgan.org. Please reference #HR3020PPE on all your communication

For additional information, visit the Morgan Library website

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