The Art Gallery of Ontario
Application deadline: November 27, 2017
The Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto, Canada) is pleased to offer up to three internships for the summer of 2018 in paper conservation, painting conservation, and an internship split between Sculpture/ Decorative Art and Contemporary Art.
The AGO is committed to recruiting a diverse and collaborative workforce, who exemplify our mission, vision and values and will thrive in a dynamic environment. The goal of the AGO Internship program is to provide opportunities for non-traditional training to students who are continuing their studies. We hope that the position provides an intern with the opportunity to learn more about their chosen career path and offers a real opportunity to introduce new and exciting ideas to the Gallery.
Our ideal candidate will be a 2nd year Conservation Master’s Degree Student seeking a summer internship in fulfillment of their program. The candidate must also be a Canadian citizen or currently eligible to work in Canada.
This internship provides advanced training in Conservation that is necessary for a young professional to successfully pursue a career in Conservation. Close mentoring by AGO conservation staff will help supplement conservation training and refine skills at a high level. The successful candidate will receive a $5000 (CAD) stipend for the 12-week placement.
Please apply by visiting the Internship Opportunities page on our Jobs site at www.ago.net/jobs. Please include the following application materials in your submission:
2. Statement of interest, including the applicant’s interest in working at the AGO and what the applicant hopes to gain from the internship
3. Two reports, including one treatment report with documentation
4. Names of three references
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.
Please note the application deadline of November 27, 2017.