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Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to invite applications for the sixth VRAF Internship Award in visual resources and image management. This
internship is generously funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.
The VRAF Internship Award provides financial support for graduate students and recent graduates preparing for a career in visual resources and image management. The award
grants $3,000 to support a period of internship in archives, libraries, museums, visual resources collections in academic institutions, or other appropriate contexts. It also provides $1,000 for professional development, and a one-year complimentary student
membership in the Visual Resources Association.
Candidates should apply after developing a project with a specific collection and prospective supervisor. Priority will be given to applicants who submit projects that
support art historical
or related visual cultural heritage research and scholarship. The VRAF Internship Award Committee favors opportunities in which the intern may integrate skills
acquired during the course of his or her academic training to manage a project from beginning to end, with the host institution receiving needed help in making valuable but hidden cultural collections visible. Projects that would not occur without funding
for an intern may be given special consideration. A complete description of the internship and application instructions are available at:
Applications are due by August 6, 2018.
The award recipient for 2018-2019 will be announced on August 27, 2018.
Please forward this announcement to anyone who might be interested.
Chair, VRA Foundation
Visual Resources Specialist
Department of Art and Art History
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309
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