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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

2019 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.

The Curatorial Assistant, Gordon Darling Graduate Intern, 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 collection 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 and is available for a period of 12 months from March 2019.

Please note that applications for this vacancy will be assessed in January 2019 with a view to undertake interviews in early February 2019. Applicants will need to be available for interviews over this period.

How to apply

If you are interested in this role you must submit a current resume/CV, the NGA Personal Particulars form and a brief statement of claims addressing the selection criteria (1–2 page pitch), which details your skills, experience and qualifications which are relevant to this position. Please note that the selection criteria do not need to be addressed individually. The job description and selection documentation are available on the NGA website here.

Contact

Further information about the position may be obtained by contacting Roger Butler on (02) 6240 6414 or roger.butler@nga.gov.au. Please note that the contact officer is only available until close of business Wednesday, 19 December 2018 and from Tuesday, 8 January 2019. The Recruitment Officer may also be contacted on (02) 6240 6447.

Closing date

Applications close at midnight Wednesday, 23 January 2019 and should be emailed to recruitment@nga.gov.au.

 

Recipients

View past recipients here.