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College Art Association opportunity listings

Hampshire College-Institute for Curatorial Practice

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New Museum list of art spaces worldwide

Prize Competitions

Students compete for these prizes by submitting application materials. Prize winners are announced at the Ivy Day Awards Convocation in May. Submission deadlines for individual prizes are posted early in the spring semester.

The Dean of the College lists all of the prizes and associated deadlines.

Internship Grants

Alice Williams Carson Endowed Summer Internship at the Toledo Museum of Art

The Toledo Museum of Art and Smith College offer a summer internship for qualified Smith students interested in exploring a career in art museums. The Alice Williams Carson (Smith '34) Endowed Internship for 2013 will be a curatorial internship dedicated to one major project. This is a fabulous opportunity to work with an outstanding museum collection and an exemplary organization. Carolyn Putney, their chief curator of Asian Art, is the contact for the internship (cputney@toledomuseum.org), but the projects each summer have ranged widely. Both Art History & Studio students have held it in past.

To apply, students should send hard copy of their resumes and a cover letter to the Alice Williams Carson Endowed Internship to the Department of Art Office, Hillyer Hall, clearly marked with Carson Internship on the envelope.

Elizabeth Schroder Hoxie '69 Memorial Fund Internship Grant

Elizabeth Schroder Hoxie '69 Memorial fund can help provide financial support for students in the Department of Art undertaking a summer internship.

If you are interested in applying, please prepare a 1-2 page statement in which you describe arrangements, what you hope to accomplish through your internship, how it relates to your academic interests and goals, and a brief schedule and budget. Please include the names of two faculty members we might contact for references. Applications should be submitted to the Department of Art, Hillyer Hall, due date (in April) to be announced.