Opportunities

Museum Attendant/Student Guard Positions

**Positions have been filled**

The Pomona College Museum of Art has paid museum attendant/student guard positions available throughout the academic year. Museum attendants/student guards work directly with Visitor Services Coordinator Maddy Woodward (Tuesday-Friday and Thursday during Art After Hours), Fred Gallagos (Saturday-Sunday), and Mary Roy (Thursday during Art After Hours) to welcome visitors to the Museum and protect the artworks on exhibit. This position is open only to undergraduate students currently enrolled at Pomona College or one of the other Claremont Colleges! To apply, email Barbara Ditlinger.


UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIPS

Internships at the Museum offer many different opportunities to become familiar with art museum work and the range of museum careers. Students in all disciplines who are interested in museum work are encouraged to explore internship opportunities at the Pomona College Museum of Art. Internship positions are open until filled.

For more information and to apply, send Cover Letter, specifying which internship(s) you are applying for and why, and Resume to Museum Coordinator, Justine Bae.

Summer 2019

Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship

Supported by a grant from the J. Paul Getty Trust

An internship is available for a student to work full-time at the Pomona College Museum of Art for a ten-week period between June and August 2019. The Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship is intended for members of groups currently under-represented in museums and the visual arts, particularly individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, and Pacific Islander descent.

The internship will specifically focus on assisting the Associate Director/Registrar and Assistant Registrar in preparing for the move of the 14,000 artworks from the permanent collection to a new facility in the late fall of 2019. The intern will participate in all aspects of the preparation for the move: including assisting with scheduling collections moves, determining storage needs, overseeing and performing safe transport, tracking objects, and facilitating preparation of collection objects for storage. Additional duties may involve photography, data entry and auditing of the collection. In addition, the intern will also have opportunities to attend museum organized visits to artist studios, other museums, cultural centers, and meet other professionals on the staff and in the museum field.

The intern will attend four events sponsored by the Getty Trust during the internship period and will be required to submit a detailed report at its conclusion.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants are not required to have previous museum experience, but must be currently enrolled undergraduates who will have completed one semester of college by June 2019. Seniors may apply. Interns must be residents of, or attending college in, the Los Angeles area. Previous Pomona College Museum of Art Getty interns are not eligible for consideration. The internship carries a stipend of $5,700, which is subject to payroll taxes.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested students should submit 1) a resume and 2) a letter of application that explains why the internship is of interest, describes relevant study and/or experience, and lists the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who may be contacted. These should be sent to:

Steve Comba, Associate Director/Registrar
Pomona College Museum of Art,
333 N. College Way
Claremont, CA 91711-6344.

Email applications are acceptable: scomba@pomona.edu
Please call 909-621-8106 or send an e-mail message to scomba@pomona.edu if you have any questions.

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, April 19, 2019


Academic Year 2018-2019

Art After Hours/Student Outreach Internship

**Positions have been filled**

The Pomona College Museum of Art has paid internships working in the Art After Hours program. Interns work directly with Justine Bae, Museum Coordinator. Tasks include: working with student groups across the campuses, including KSPC, Honnold-Mudd Library, PEC Live, etc. in planning events; creating advertising; and documenting and facilitating events. Must be available to work during Art after Hours, Thursday evenings from 5:00—11:00 pm. Join us in connecting our museum with our students! Internships are generally 5-10 hours per week. This position is open only to undergraduate students currently enrolled at Pomona College or one of the other Claremont Colleges! 

Collections Internship

**Positions have been filled**

The Pomona College Museum of Art has paid Collections Intern positions available for the coming academic year. Interns will work with Steve Comba, Associate Director and Collection Manager of the Museum to maintain the Museum’s permanent collection of approximately 10,000 objects. Tasks include physical rehousing projects and inventory. Additional tasks could involve photography and collections database projects. Join us to learn more about museums, their collections, programs, audiences, and communities. Internships are generally 5-10 hours per week. This position is open only to undergraduate students currently enrolled at Pomona College or one of the other Claremont Colleges! 

Curatorial/Research Internship

**Positions have been filled**

The Pomona College Museum of Art has paid Curatorial/Research Intern positions available for the coming academic year. Curatorial Interns work directly with Senior Curator Rebecca McGrew or Director Kathleen Howe to support exhibitions and programs. Tasks include: research, writing a variety of exhibition related material from labels to press releases, coordinating public events and exhibition tours, and working in Museum archives. Join us to learn more about museums, their collections, programs, and audiences! Internships are generally 5-10 hours per week. This position is open only to undergraduate students currently enrolled at Pomona College or one of the other Claremont Colleges! 

Education Outreach Internship

**Positions have been filled**

The Pomona College Museum of Art has a paid internship, supervised by Associate Director/Registrar Steve Comba and a professional Museum Education Consultant to develop and operate a Native American focused lesson plan to be taught to Claremont Unified Schools third grade classes, both in-class and at the museum’s Native American Collection Study Center.  This year-long internship will involve research on the collection, lesson plan development and hands-on experience in teaching the plan to local schoolchildren.

The intern should have an interest in Art History, though not required. Additional interests in Native American Art and childhood education are preferred. Estimate 1-5 hours/week generally and 5-10 hours/week during teaching weeks.