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Contact VRC

Visual Resources Center
The University of Chicago Department of Art History

Hours: Monday—Friday, 8:30am–5pm

Visual Resources Center Staff

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

Bridget Madden
Associate Director
CWAC Room 257a
(773)702-0261
bridgetm@uchicago.edu

Michael Donovan
Assistant Director, Operations and Outreach
CWAC Room 257c
(773)834-5411
mdonovan1@uchicago.edu

Whitney Gaylord
Assistant Director, Digital Collections
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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