Sound Transit seeks Intern – Art and Architecture

Sound Transit – Intern – Art and Architecture


Design, Engineering & Construction Management (DECM) is responsible for final design, engineering, and construction management for all major capital projects, as well as right-of-way acquisition, and support for capital improvements to the existing transit system. Additionally, DECM manages agency-owned surplus and holding properties, and administers the agency’s public art program.

The ST Art Program (STart) intern will assist in art collection record keeping, which may appeal to Museum practices or library science students. The intern will work with STart staff to assess recording keeping needs of the program and will begin tracking STart collections, as well researching past and current art collection history in order to make the data more accessible and better utilized by STart and the agency. The intern may be assigned special projects to further STart’s mission.

Potential Projects:

  • Review existing STart Program paper and digital collections records and project files
  • Begin implementing STart archive retention strategies to address staff needs and conform with ST Document Control policies
  • Research existing ST archival storage options, recommend storage locations and populate those data sites using comprehensive archival practices
  • Perform special information management projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must be a current college students in good academic standing, enrolled in an accredited four year university Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Library Science, Arts Administration, Museum Studies (focus on Collections Management).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work autonomously within a team environment.
  • Strong analytical abilities and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and work collaboratively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to draft succinct business correspondence.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Physical Demands / Work Environment:

  • Work is performed in a standard office environment.
  • Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds; may occasionally be exposed to dangerous machinery when visiting job sites during construction and when working in the field.
  • The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.

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