The Romano and Mariolina Salvatori Fellowship at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum provides in-depth training for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in gaining professional experience in a museum setting. The selected candidate works within the education department on day-to-day activities and manageable long-term projects. The fellowship provides both broad and deep involvement and offers the opportunity to gain working knowledge of the staff, programs, and operational functions of the museum.
Anticipated Employment Dates: August 2021 - May 2022 (Fellowship start and end dates correspond to the 2021-22 academic calendar).
The fellow"s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting education staff with K12 and youth programs, developing art projects, researching the permanent
collection, and assisting with writing children"s didactics for exhibitions. The chosen candidate will also assist with docent training, help facilitate school group visits, and give public tours of the exhibitions on view at the museum and the contemporary art collection at The Alfond Inn. The fellowship concludes with an end-of-year capstone project based on the museum"s needs and the fellow"s specific area of interest.
The collection of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum comprises works of art and objects from antiquity to the twenty-first century. The galleries are dedicated to educating, enriching, and engaging the public through exhibitions of the highest quality.
The Cornell Fine Arts Museum Romano and Mariolina Salvatori Fellowship is open to all third and fourth year undergraduate and graduate students at Rollins College (CLA and Holt programs), the University of Central Florida, and Valencia College.
Applicants must be comfortable working with the public and interacting with diverse audiences.