Digital Asset Intern — Wildenstein Plattner Institute, New York, NY

Position Announcement: Digital Asset Intern

The Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to art historical research, is seeking a Digital Asset Intern to work with publication and audio-visual metadata held in our bespoke cataloguing and archiving database. The role will require developing knowledge in the navigation of this system to organize, edit, or clean-up records. The intern will work closely with the Digital Asset Coordinator on several projects including:

Edit captions of photographs generated through AI

Cleaning up records linked to sales catalogues and archival resources

Consolidating records to conform to authoritative vocabularies, such as the Getty ULAN

Cleaning up the WPI’s collection of scanned publications by splicing/merging image files

Edit the transcripts of audio-visual materials from the Romare Bearden Papers

Skills and Qualifications:

B.A. required, currently enrolled or a recent graduate of a Library & Information Science, Archival Management, or Digital Asset Management program, or equivalent degree/professional experience

Experience working with digital asset and/or content management tools

Knowledge of library sciences and archival standards

Knowledge of Google G-suite

The ideal candidate must have excellent written communication and organizational skills, and be extremely detail-oriented, adaptable, and data-driven. A familiarity with art historical terms is highly preferred.

Please send your résumé and cover letter to this email address.

Duration of the internship: 3 months minimum, 16 to 24 hours/week
Salary: $25/h

*Interviews will be held virtually during the week of January 22, 2024.

See web-site here.