artbook @ MoMA PS1 Bookstore & Magazine Store seeks a highly motivated individual with an interest in contemporary art and culture for its Summer 2017 Internship Program. This internship position holds potential for those who hope to learn or expand upon their knowledge of contemporary art, books, and magazines. Interns will work closely alongside management, and will be assigned a broad range of tasks to ensure one will gain an understanding of the various important roles that a museum bookshop plays.
Tasks will include but will not be limited to:
-Assist in preparation for special events programming (book launches and signings)
-Focused research on publications related to specific artists and publishers for upcoming exhibitions and museum programming (such as the 2017 Young Architects Program, and the MoMA PS1 Warm Up performance series)
-Contribute content for social media and customer outreach efforts
-Day-to-day tasks will include customer service, inventory management, shipping, submission review, and archiving.
-A strong command of reading and writing in English
-Fluency with Microsoft Office programs on Mac-platforms
-The ability to multitask, and to balance short and long-term projects
-Is comfortable interacting with the public in-store and over the phone
A strong candidate:
-Has an interest in the arts and wants to learn more about contemporary art, books, and magazines
-Has a background or interest in writing, editing, and/or research
-Has experience managing social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook)
-Has experience using the Adobe Creative Suite
-Shows initiative and self-motivation
artbook @ MoMA PS1 Summer 2017 Internship requires a 2-day-per-week, 4-month commitment beginning in May 2017 and running through August 31, 2017. End date is flexible with school scheduling.
This is an unpaid internship program. School credit and community service hours are available to qualified applicants. All accepted into the artbook @ MoMA PS1 Summer Internship Program will be gifted a selection of art books upon completion of the internship.
For more information about ARTBOOK and our Internship Program, please visit our website:
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