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Lorelei Stewart

Gallery 400 History and Archive Public Access Internship

Gallery 400 History and Archive Public Access Internship

The new website that Gallery 400 launched in March 2021 is designed to document in detail the Gallery’s history of 37+ years of events and exhibitions. It builds on extensive archival documentation undertaken in 2011 and 2012. The intern will work to recover, organize, and make public that documentation that was lost in the 2017 crash of Gallery 400’s old website. With mentorship from Gallery 400 Director Lorelei Stewart, the intern while exploring the Gallery’s history will gain experience in archival organization, documentation, and operational practices, as well as web content management.

Tasks, responsibilities, and areas of learning will include:

Researching archival materialsInventorying materials and recordkeepingEditing and/or reformatting fragmented materialsWebsite content upload and editingWebsite review, writing and updatingDeveloping an operational handbook for the archiveOther archive areas as they ariseAccess to the Gallery’s 2021 strategic planning process and other activitiesThe Gallery 400 internship program welcomes students and recent graduates who wish to broaden their education and professional experience by working at one of the nation’s most vibrant university galleries, showcasing work at the leading edge of contemporary art, architecture, and design. Under the guidance of gallery staff, interns assist in routine work that ranges from special projects and research to clerical support.

Internships require a commitment of 15–20 hours per week and are typically a semester in length. A major in art history or fine art is not required. All internships are unpaid, but academic credit can be arranged for students. Please contact your individual career or academic advisor to arrange for internship credit.

To apply for this position, please email Lorelei Stewart

by May 21 at 5 pm CDT with your CV and a cover letter.
Contact Info:
Lorelei Stewart
Job Type: Unpaid Internship
Location: Chicago, IL