Glass Art Society Project Assistant Internship

Glass Art Society Project Assistant Internship

The Glass Art Society is seeking a qualified individual to assist the communications coordinator with an archival project. This unpaid internship position involves a variety of tasks including research, editing, and organizing records, but will be primarily focused on compiling records of photographs, slides, and videos in a digitized collection.

Responsibilities may include:

• Cataloging the Glass Art Society’s photo and video libraries

• Scanning slides and photos

• Organizing and maintaining detailed records

• Expanding curatorial notes of our photo and video libraries

• Researching the history of glass arts and our organization

The ideal candidate will be a highly organized and detail-oriented individual with a strong interest in archival and registration work, ideally studying art history and/or library science. Preference is given to individuals with some experience in archives and records management. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, strong writing skills, proficient in Microsoft Office, and a good understanding of formatting digital imagery and handling of a database. Additional experience with Adobe Photoshop is a plus.

The schedule for the position is flexible with a minimum weekly commitment of six (6) hours per week.

Your application should include a current resume, cover letter indicating your potential scheduling availability (number of hours per week or if you have an hourly-total requirement for school), and a 300-word essay describing your learning objectives.

Please direct your applications to with subject heading: Project Assistant Intern.   Applications are due November 1, 2016.


About the Glass Art Society

Founded in 1971, the Glass Art Society is an international non-profit organization whose purpose is to encourage excellence, to advance education, to promote the appreciation and development of the glass arts, and to support the worldwide community of artists who work with glass. GAS strives to stimulate communication among artists, educators, students, collectors, gallery and museum personnel, art critics, manufacturers, and all others interested in and involved with the production, technology and aesthetics of glass. We are dedicated to creating greater public awareness and appreciation of the glass arts.

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