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Contact VRC

Visual Resources Center
The University of Chicago Department of Art History

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am–5pm
Office Hours: Monday & Thursday, 3–5pm

Visual Resources Center Staff

Please contact visualresources@uchicago.edu for the quickest response.

Amanda Rybin
Associate Director
CWAC Room 257c
773.834.5411
arybin@uchicago.edu

Bridget Madden
Assistant Director
CWAC Room 257a
773.702.0261
bridgetm@uchicago.edu

Whitney Gaylord
Digital Collections Specialist
CWAC Room 257b
773.702.7852
wgaylord@uchicago.edu

Employment at the VRC

Student Employment
Work-study jobs are available on a quarterly basis. Students work approximately 10 hours a week between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hours and dates are flexible. The pay rate is $10-$12 per hour depending on qualifications. Desired skills include familiarity with Photoshop, exceptional attention to detail, and reliability. Knowledge of Art History is a plus. Current positions will be posted on the Student Employment Website.

Internships
Internships in the Visual Resources Center are available on an ongoing basis. Students in MLS programs are encouraged to apply to gain field experience in a VR setting. Digital technology will be the main focus of the internship with hands-on experience in database development, design and maintenance, digital copystand work, as well as digital image creation and storage. Instruction in cataloging techniques including CCO and VRA Core are also available. Students are encouraged to tailor the internship to their personal interests. Submit your resume and cover letter to the VRC Associate Director for consideration.

Staff
Open positions will be posted on the UChicago Jobs Online Employment Site.

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