Kluge-Ruhe Internships

About Kluge-Ruhe

The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection is the only museum dedicated solely to the exhibition and study of Indigenous Australian art in the United States. It is located 10 minutes from UVa grounds at 400 Worrell Drive, Peter Jefferson Place, off the 250 East Bypass at Pantops. Programs include rotating exhibitions in the gallery, research, collections management, conservation, publication and public education. The museum is open to the public open Tues-Sat 10am-4pm and Sun 1-5pm. You can find out more about the collection by visiting the website www.kluge-ruhe.org.


2018-19 Internships

 

Library & Archive Intern(s)

The University of Virginia Library and the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection are seeking highly motivated undergraduate students, preferably in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, art, global development studies, or American studies, to serve as an intern(s) in a joint project between the two departments.  The successful candidate will receive hands-on training in the digitization and research of museum collections, as well as bibliographic research in the area of Indigenous Studies. Research and writing skills are required for this position. 

The library/archive intern is expected to work 150 hours per semester for a total of 300 hours over the course of the 2018-2019 academic year. This internship includes an award of $3500 (two installments of $1750 paid at the beginning of each semester.)

APPLY Download and complete the application form: indigenousarts.as.virginia.edu/sites/indigenousarts.as.virginia.edu/files/INTERNSHIP_K-R_UVA-Library.pdf

SUBMIT all application materials to Amanda Wagstaff, aw2pz@virginia.edu by Sept. 10, 2018.

 

Collections Management Intern

The Collections department at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection is seeking a highly motivated undergraduate student, preferably in the field of anthropology, art history, global development studies, or studio art, to serve as an intern in a museum of Indigenous Australian art.  The selected applicant will receive hands-on training in the digitization, documentation, and research of museum collections. Research and writing skills are required for this position; digital photography and experience using Adobe Photoshop preferred. 

The collections intern is expected to work 150 hours per semester for a total of 300 hours over the course of the 2018-2019 academic year. This internship includes an award of $3500 (two installments of $1750 paid at the beginning of each semester.)

APPLY Download and complete the application form: http://indigenousarts.as.virginia.edu/sites/indigenousarts.as.virginia.edu/files/INTERNSHIP_K-R_Collections_0.pdf

SUBMIT all application materials to Amanda Wagstaff, aw2pz@virginia.edu by Sept. 10, 2018.

 

Curatorial Intern

The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection is seeking a highly motivated undergraduate student to serve as a curatorial intern for the 2018-19 academic year. The selected applicant will work closely with Henry Skerritt, Curator of Indigenous Art of Australia, on a range of tasks relating to our exhibition projects, including assisting with the research and development of a forthcoming major exhibition and publication project. 

The curatorial intern is expected to work 150 hours per semester for a total of 300 hours over the course of the 2018-2019 academic year. This internship includes an award of $3500 (two installments of $1750 paid at the beginning of each semester.)

APPLY Download and complete the application form: indigenousarts.as.virginia.edu/sites/indigenousarts.as.virginia.edu/files/INTERNSHIP_K-R_Curatorial_0.pdf​

SUBMIT all application materials to Amanda Wagstaff, aw2pz@virginia.edu by Sept. 10, 2018.

 

 

Photo: The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection's building in Charlottesville, proudly flying the Aboriginal flag. Photo by Tom Coghill.