Rudin Internship: Reference Collection Assistant


This internship opportunity for a full-time, active CUNY undergraduate student.

The Morgan Library & Museum invites applications for the Rudin Reference Collection Internship. Responsibilities include the shelving and labelling of reference books, as well as shifting and shelf-reading the collection. The Intern will register incoming periodicals and auction catalogs, sort and route the department’s mail, and work on special projects as assigned. The position will provide an introduction to the operations of an art museum reference library.
The ideal candidate will be intellectually curious, detail oriented, and enthusiastic about the Morgan Library & Museum’s collections. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply. An interest in western art, history, and literature is desirable. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is required. Tasks may include lifting, bending, and reaching boxes or volumes weighing up to 40 lbs. Due to the high volume of applicants, we are able to contact only active CUNY undergraduate students whose skills and background best fit our needs.

Compensation: $15.00/hour
Hours: 10–15 per week
Days: 2–3 days per week (schedule negotiable)

The CUNY Undergraduate Internship Program at The Morgan Library & Museum is made possible by a grant from the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation.

To apply: 

Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to: [email protected] Please reference #HR2050REF on all your communication.