Calder Foundation, New York
Terry Roth Internship Program
Archival Intern

The Calder Foundation is a non-profit institution dedicated to preserving the legacy of the twentieth-century artist Alexander Calder.

The Terry Roth Internship was established in honor of our longtime friend and collaborator with the goal of making internships accessible to all candidates by compensating recipients.

Archival Internship

Winter 2013(January – April)

Minimum commitment: 10 hours per week, 10 weeks

The archival internship is open to undergraduates majoring in art history or a related discipline who have completed at least two semesters of study. Archival interns assist the staff with organizational tasks and research. Interns focus on projects involving cataloguing, preserving, and digitizing the foundation’s collection of publications and exhibition materials as well as historic photographs and original documents.

Applicants must be conscientious, mature and detail-oriented. They must also possess strong visual and research skills. Proficiency in French, or another Romance language, is beneficial. Prior experience in archival work, with FileMaker Pro, Photoshop and scanning equipment is preferred but not required.

Application Instructions

Deadline to apply is Friday, 4 January 2013. Please submit the following materials to

-a brief statement of interest


-names and contact information of two references(academic or professional)

NO INQUIRIES OR PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Only applicants being considered for the internship will be contacted by the Foundation for an in-person interview.