Wolman Photography Fellowship
This is a unique opportunity gain experience in Curatorial, Marketing, and Live Events photography in the same internship. The Wolman Fellow will spend time assisting each department for a more well-rounded experience.
Tasks & Duties
· Live photography of events, programs, and VIP in-museum visits, with editing and optimizing assets, including resizing and color correcting, to deliver best quality to appropriate medium, as well as ingest and metadata creation into digital asset management system
· Photograph exhibit installation and deinstallation of Museum artifacts for use in digital exhibitions, marketing, social media, website, and condition reporting
· Possibly assist with research, reference assistance, exhibition, and/or digital preservation of photography in the Baron Alan Wolman Collection, depending upon the fellow’s knowledge and experience
· The Fellowship may culminate in an exhibition of the Fellow’s work
Requirements & Qualifications
· Extensive photography experience
· Experience in photo editing; Photoshop experience is a plus
· Knowledge of a variety of camera hardware and equipment
· Strong attention to detail, good organizational skills, and ability to work within tight deadlines
· Ability to work independently and collaboratively
· Proficiency in computer skills with a focus on databases and Excel
· Historical knowledge of rock & roll and related genres is strongly preferred
· Familiarity with museum and/or archival description and proper physical handling of historical materials is preferred
· Must have a valid driver’s license and transportation to and from the museum, Library & Archives, and off-site events
· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
· Flexible and able to adjust to changing demands
· Available to work days, evenings, and weekends as needed
Intern applicants must currently be enrolled in a college (preferably entering senior year after summer 2023) or graduate school program. Priority will be given to those currently in a fine arts program specializing in photography or a master’s program in museum studies and/or library and information science.
· Rock Hall internships are paid positions and for enrichment purposes must be willing to work within other departments. This includes working scheduled shifts with the Fan Engagement and Museum Retail teams.
· The internship is onsite, starting early June and commencing early August, exact dates to be determined.
· Estimated weekly hours for this internship: 28 – 40 hours
Rock Hall Internship Experience
The Rock Hall is a world-renowned institution and a pillar in the museum and music industries. The internships we host are no different. Not only will all interns get an in depth, project-based learning and working experience, but all interns will also participate in an organization wide internship experience. Weekly career development sessions and panels with Rock Hall staff will ensure you are getting the most out of your time at the Rock Hall and completing the summer with new tools and resources when it comes to beginning your career. All intern positions will get a chance to work on the floor of the museum to learn firsthand how we create the world class guest experience for our visitors from around the globe. Lastly, all our interns will get to experience summer at the Rock Hall and Cleveland, getting to know the city that help build Rock & Roll, and all of the events and excitement we curate each summer.
This job description does not list all the duties of the position. You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.
The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.