Digital Preservation Fellow

POSTED BY: Nick Hasty | Wed Apr 6th, 2011 5:43 p.m.
LOCATION: Rhizome at the New Museum

The Digital Archive Assistant at Rhizome is involved primarily with the maintenance, development, and expansion of the Rhizome archives (, which includes archival copies of artworks curated into the Rhizome ArtBase, our archive of digital art ( Duties will include helping us inventory the ArtBase, ensuring that the ArtBase's record system is current, repairing or recovering archived digital artworks/websites, and communicating with artists about the best methods for preserving their work. 
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be have some experience in web development/programming and Unix-based operating systems (Linux/Mac OSX). The position requires strong knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript, and some experience with a server-side, dynamic programming language like Python, PHP, or Ruby. Familiarity with contemporary/new media/digital art is also highly desirable. 
This is an unpaid internship, but course credit can be worked out with students. To apply, submit a resume/cv along with a brief cover letter outlining your goals and previous experience to Please contact for more information.


Rhizome at the New Museum
235 Bowery
New York, New York 11211
United States of America