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The Gordon Darling Graduate Internship

The Gordon Darling Graduate Internship was first offered in 2001. The single year fixed term contract is conceived as a training position, bridging the gap between graduate study and a full time curatorial career.

The recipient will be located within the Australian Prints, Posters and Illustrated Book section of the Australian Art Program. They will be one of a small team engaged in the areas of drafting acquisition documents, and assisting with exhibition development and publications. There will be an emphasis on web-based delivery of information on the Collection.

Administered by the Department of Australian Prints, National Gallery of Australia
Contact: roger.butler@nga.gov.au

2017 Applications

Applications for the 2017 Gordon Darling Graduate Internship are now open, see below:

Gordon Darling Graduate Intern, Curatorial Assistant, Australian Prints

NGA Level 4
Position No. 5040 
$61,706 to $67,075pa

The Gordon Darling Graduate Intern, Curatorial Assistant, Australian Prints is a professional development position within the Australian Prints and Drawings Department. The Intern will be engaged in the areas of cataloguing, drafting acquisition documents and assisting with exhibition development and publications with an emphasis on web-based delivery of information on the Collection.

Suitable applicants will have relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent and a demonstrated interest and knowledge of Australian Prints with a commitment to a career in print curatorship. Sound research skills, experience with database entry and knowledge of collection management databases, preferably KE EMu will be required.

This is a full time non-ongoing employment opportunity available for a period of 12 months from April 2017. Further information is available by contacting Elspeth Pitt on (02) 6240 6683 or elspeth.pitt@nga.gov.au.

Applications including a current resume/CV and a statement of claims addressing the selection criteria of up to 1,000 words in total (selection criteria don’t need to be addressed individually) must reach the Recruitment Officer by close of business Thursday 9 March 2017 at recruitment@nga.gov.au.

Information regarding eligibility requirements for employment at the Gallery together with documentation outlining the duties, selection criteria and the skills, experience and qualifications required for this position is available here. The Recruitment Officer can also be contacted on (02) 6240 6447.

 

Recipients

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