Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Iziko Museums of South Africa Graduate Opportunity 2018

Iziko Museums of South Africa are African museums of excellence that empower and inspire all people to celebrate and respect our diverse heritage.

Position: Graduate Internship at Iziko Museums of South Africa with particular focus on art collections (two positions available)

Period of Internship: 9 months, 3 days per week
Stipend: R14 094 per month
Requirements: Postgraduate degree in Art History, Museology, Curatorship, or related field. Applicants should be committed, willing to learn, flexible, self motivated, organised and positive.

  • Relevant experience in working on projects, report-writing, and computer skills will be a recommendation

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain experience and skills in all aspects of professional work within Iziko Museums of South Africa with an emphasis on art collections.

The graduate interns will work alongside museum professionals, which may include conservators, curators, educators, designers, and others. This programme will give interns practical knowledge that could be applied in the public or private museum, gallery and heritage sectors.

Applications must include the following:
  • cover letter;
  • curriculum vitae of no more than four pages
  • certified copy of identity document, not certified longer than 3 months prior to date of application
  • certified copy of diploma or degree, not certified longer than 3 months prior to date of application
  • persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply, medical proof of disability required
Applications must be posted to Ms Thandi Nkosana, PO Box 61, Cape Town 8000 or delivered to the Human Resources Department at the Iziko SA National Gallery Annexe, St John’s Road, Cape Town by no later than 12h00 on Friday, 16 November 2018.

Applications that are faxed or e-mailed will not be considered. Short-listed applicants will be invited to an interview.

Iziko will not communicate with applicants that have not been shortlisted. You are welcome to contact Ms Nkosana at (021) 4813982 should you have any queries.

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