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Murray Roman Curatorial & Community Engagement Teaching Assistantships

The Art, Design & Architecture Museum and the Department of the History of Art and Architecture are pleased to offer two Graduate teaching assistantships at the Museum. The selected candidates, currently enrolled Art History graduate students, will gain important professional Museum experience by supervising undergraduate students enrolled in the Museum’s internship program in two distinct ways. These positions work collaboratively with each other in order to facilitate the multifaceted internship program. Both also report to the Director of the Museum.

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Freelance Grant Writer 

The Art, Design & Architecture Museum at UC Santa Barbara is looking for a freelance grant writer. This is a 3-month contracted position, with the possibility of extension based on performance and achievements.
Requirements include:
- A minimum of 2 years of experience in grant writing for the arts and/or museum field;
-The ability to research new grants while shepherding grant applications;
-The capacity to work independently, yet in close communication with a varied group of staff members across the University (Museum, Development, Office of Research, etc.);
-The competence to match a tight deadline schedule.
The Museum is especially interested in applying for grants that support its conservation, digitization and exhibition projects.
If interested, please send resumé, cover letter, and 2 writing samples (preferably of grants applied for) to info@museum.ucsb.edu

Museum Internships


AD&A Museum Internship

The AD&A Museum, UC Santa Barbara provides internships for academic credit that are designed to help UCSB students develop the transferable skills and professional experience relevant to a career in the arts and museum fields. Positions are usually offered in the following departments:  curatorial, collections management, programs (education outreach) and public relations. In addition to working with a museum supervisor on a weekly basis, students enroll in the ARTH 141E/141F seminar. Here guest lectures by art and museum professionals provide students with valuable insight into their professions, as well as networking opportunities. Finally, interns have the opportunity to give tours, develop programming, participate in field trips and assist during evening events at the museum.
Interns have to commit to a minimum of two consecutive quarters (not including Summer) and enroll for a minimum of 2 units (60 hours) to a maximum of 4 units (120 hours) per quarter. Students can take a maximum of 12 units per academic career, and 4 units may count towards the art history major or minor. Internship positions are detailed in the application below. 
While we accept applications on a rolling basis, applying during Spring Quarter for acceptance in the following Fall is advised.

You can find the application here. Deadline for 2020-2021 is Monday, June 15. 

Please contact Leticia Cobra Lima , internship adviser, at leticiacobralima@ucsb.edu for more information.