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Archive Intern

The Kiki Kogelnik Foundation is a non-for-profit organization seeking one intern to assist the foundation’s archivist with processing and researching the archive collections held in Vienna. The candidate will be working with diverse historical materials of the late artist, Kiki Kogelnik. The internship is aimed at students currently enrolled in graduate programs in Art History, Archival Studies, Library and Information Science, or a related field. The intern must be detail- and results-oriented as well as be able to work independently. Candidates should have knowledge of archival processing and organization, digitization projects, cataloging. The internship will take place between beginning of March and end of May 2019; exact start and finish dates are flexible. The intern should be available to work 20 hours a week.

Duties Include:
• Handling and documenting of archival materials
• Adequately packing archival materials
• Digitizing records according to established protocols
• Assisting with research tasks
• Administrative tasks as assigned

Key Qualifications:
• Prior archive, museum, or gallery experience/previous knowledge of basic archival methods
• Excellent English language skills
• Excellent German language skills
• Knowledge of working on MAC, with Adobe CC, Microsoft Office
• Decent scanning proficiency 
• Excellent communication skills and ability to follow instructions

Preferred Additional Qualifications:
• Knowledge of modern and contemporary art
• Must be able to safely lift up to 14 kg

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to our archivist Anna at anna@kikikogelnikfoundation.org with ‘VIE Archive Intern’ in the subject line.

Application deadline: Sunday, February 10, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Qualified applicants may be contacted prior to deadline.