Getty Multicultural Internship Program
Region: Los Angeles county Service Area(s): Arts/Culture
1200 Getty Center Dr., Suite 800 • Los Angeles, CA 90049

Telephone: 310-440-7320 • Fax: 310-440-7703

The internships are full time beginning June 15, 2009, and ending August 20, 2009. Housing and transportation are not provided.

-Eligible applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduates who either reside or attend college in Los Angeles County and will have completed at least one semester of college by June 2009. -Students who will complete their undergraduate degree by September 1, 2009, are also eligible to apply. -Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
-Complete and submit the online portion of your application
-2 Letters of Recommendation
-Official Undergraduate Transcript(s)

Deadlines: March 1, 2009

Description/Mission statement:
The Multicultural Undergraduate Internships at the Getty are intended specifically for outstanding students who are members of groups currently underrepresented in museum professions and fields related to the visual arts: individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, and Pacific Islander descent.

In order to increase diversity in the professions related to museums and the visual arts, the Getty is offering summer internships at the Getty Center and the Getty Villa to undergraduates of culturally diverse backgrounds.

Internships provide training and work experience in areas such as conservation, library collections, publications, museum education, curatorship, grants administration, public programs, site operations, and information technology.

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