Library Intern
Institute of Classical Architecture & Art - New York, NY

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Institute of Classical Architecture & Art
(New York NY)
The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art seeks 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.

Thoughtfully compiled over the years from donations from members, instructors, and friends of the Institute, the ICAA’s collection of books, monographs, sketch books and serials focuses on the classical tradition in art and architecture and serves to support the curriculum and mission of the ICAA.

The ICAA’s historic plaster cast collection is a part of the seminal 19th century collection from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and serves as a vital and permanent resource of the Institute. The approximately 100 casts are used as a tool of pedagogy and direct inspiration for students of architecture, cast drawing painting, sculpture, drawing and their allied building arts.

Internship description and duties
Works under the general direction of both the ICAA’s Managing Director of Education and Archivist.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to cataloging, researching, data entry, general maintenance of the library, and assisting to create metadata.
This internship is unpaid, but academic credit may be granted by the student’s college or university, if applicable.
Interns must be able to commit to the internship for a period of at least 3 months.

Internship requirements
Intern is expected to work at least 8-10 hours per week.
Schedule is flexible during normal business hours.
Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
Strong research and writing skills.
Good interpersonal skills, responsible, reliable, detail-oriented.
Ability to work flexibly and independently.

To apply:
Interested applicants should send a letter of interest indicating if formal internship for credit is sought, and a resume to Nora Reilly, ICAA Archivist,


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