Institute of Classical Architecture & Art

Programs

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Internships

The ICAA provides temporary positions with an emphasis on on-the-job training for individuals considering professional careers in the fields of classical art and architecture. Interns are usually college students, but they can also be high school students or post graduate adults seeking skills for a new career. Our interns are provided modest stipends for travel and meals. Typically they are part-time during the academic year and full-time in the summer, and they typically last 6 – 12 weeks.

ICAA Research Library: Cataloging Internship

TWELVE WEEKS; APPROXIMATELY 10 HOURS PER WEEK

The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) is currently seeking an intern to assist in the cataloging and maintenance of the ICAA’s collection of art and architecture books and its historic plaster cast collection.

The intern works under the general direction of the Associate Director of Education & Special Collections (MLS), and responsibilities include but are not limited to cataloging and processing books, general maintenance of the library and assisting to create metadata. Individuals currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs in the fields of library science, museum studies, archives & records management, or art history are encouraged to apply.

To apply: Interested candidates should send their resume and a letter of interest indicating if formal internship for credit is sought, to Nora Reilly, MLS, Associate Director of Education & Special Collections, nreilly@classicist.org.

Historic Plaster Cast Restoration in the Studio of Foster Reeve

TWELVE WEEKS; APPROXIMATELY TWENTY HOURS PER WEEK

This internship will focus on techniques used in the restoration and preservation of plaster casts from the ICAA’s historic collection. Instruction will be held at the studio of Foster Reeve in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Using actual damaged historic castings, the master restoration staff of Foster Reeve will guide interns through a series of hands-on exercises designed to familiarize students with the materials and methods of plaster restoration.

Arts Administration: Research and Project Management

TWELVE WEEKS; APPROXIMATELY TWENTY HOURS PER WEEK

This internship will focus on developing the organizational, critical thinking and time management skills needed to develop and launch projects and programs specific to not-for-profit educational and cultural organizations.

For further information or to apply for an internship please contact Nora Reilly, Associate Director of Education & Special Collections: email: nreilly@classicist.org; telephone: (212) 730-9646, ext. 111.