Romare Bearden Graduate Museum Fellowship
Summary: The Romare Bearden Graduate Museum Fellowship is a 12-month museum paid fellowship that seeks outstanding candidates from backgrounds historically underrepresented in professional positions at art museums and who are more representative of the growing diversity of the American people. The cross-departmental position gives beginning professionals opportunities to work with various departments including possible assignments in research, public programming, interpretive materials development, marketing, curatorial and audience development. Specific assignments are tailored to the Museum’s needs and the Fellow’s skills and interests.
Qualifications: Eligible candidates must have completed at least one year of graduate school by June 2020 in art history, art education, museum studies, or related fields. Applicant must have good written and verbal communication skills, be able to work independently and manage multiple assignments.
Application Deadline: March 20, 2020
The Romare Bearden Fellow receives $37,153 annual salary, full time benefits package along with moving and educational travel allowances.
Candidates must complete the on-line application at www.slam.org, upload a cover letter explaining your interest in the fellowship, a resume, a writing sample in a humanities area not to exceed 1500 words, contact information for three references (academic and professional), and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable). Note: All documents must be uploaded in a single .pdf or word document.
Only complete applications will be reviewed.
Employment date: July 20, 2020 – July 31, 2021
Submission Questions: Saint Louis Art Museum
Attn: Human Resources
One Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park
St. Louis, MO 63110-1380
Fellowship Questions: Renee Franklin at firstname.lastname@example.org; (314) 655-5437