(IUB) Eskenazi Museum of Art  Graduate Assistantships (03/15 deadline)

Graduate Assistantships: Fall 2019  Spring 2020

Eskenazi Museum of Art — Indiana University’s treasury for the art of the world — is a preeminent teaching museum, providing exceptional opportunities for all to engage with the visual arts.

Our graduate assistant program supports a team of Indiana University students from a variety of disciplines who work collaboratively with Eskenazi Museum of Art mentors on individual and shared projects that realize institutional gains and advance student learning goals.

Through regularly-scheduled collaborative learning meetings, our program provides opportunities for graduate assistants, other Eskenazi Museum of Art apprentices, and museum personnel to engage as a community of scholars, learning together in ways that support our current work and our future scholarship and career goals.

Potential Projects Include:

  • Curatorial (Asian) — Assist our Curator of Asian Art in areas such as research, cataloging, exhibition preparation, and expanding/entering records in computerized collections management system.
  • Curatorial (European & American— Assist our Curator of European and American Art in areas such as research, cataloging, exhibition preparation, and expanding/entering records in computerized collections management system.
  • Creative Services (Graphic Design) — Assist the museum’s department of creative services in a variety of design and social media tasks, including formatting labels/didactics, creating original designs for ephemera, and assisting in the execution of a range of design, marketing, communications, public relations initiatives.

Compensation: 

Graduate assistant opportunities include a stipend, fee remission, and enrollment in IU’s student appointee medical and dental plans.

Eligibility

All Indiana University graduate students committed to active learning through direct engagement with art from Eskenazi Museum of Art’s wide-ranging collection are eligible to apply.  Applicants must be enrolled full time for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Application Procedure: 

Complete an online application and upload a cover letter and resume / cv describing your experience in the area to which you are applying at http://bit.ly/iu-art-ga-app​

Applications are reviewed immediately on receipt.  Early application is encouraged.

Previous applicants are welcome to re-apply. All appointments are subject to budget confirmation. All potential candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for graduate work study at the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Deadline for applications: 

March 15, 2019, 5 p.m.

For more information, contact Christopher Nunn at chnunn@indiana.edu.

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