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School Year Employment

Part-time jobs at the Cantor are open to Stanford students during the school year. These are paid positions with compensation commensurate with Stanford University pay scale for students. All positions have a flexible schedule, requiring 8 to 10 hours per week, except where noted. Positions are open to Stanford students only.

Current Openings

Updated: March 14, 2019

Second Sunday Art Associate
The Cantor Arts Center is seeking highly motivated and reliable students to work with the Cantor's Public Programs and Education teams. Art Associates work at the museum alongside museum staff to provide a variety of creative and inspiring public programming events. The Second Sunday Mission is to introduce families to the museum and art appreciation by assisting parents and children with art-based problem-solving lessons during our popular Dropin-Studio.

Art Associates work directly with children and parents and will ideally express the following:
• Sincere interest in the visual arts and art museum work,
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Welcoming presence when interacting with our large multigenerational and multicultural audiences.

Second Sunday work hours are 10:30am-4:30 pm (6 hours) every second Sunday during the academic year. Additional paid hours involving preparation of art materials for Second Sunday and staffing museum public program events may become available (2-8 hours per week.)

Summer paid hours are also available.
Please apply via Handshake, search for job number #2000771

Collection and Exhibition Art Associate - Department of Asian Art
The Cantor Arts Center is seeking highly motivated and reliable students to work with the museum’s Department of Asian Art to study its collection, develop research aids, and to assist in planning the reinstallation of the Asian Art Galleries. Responsibilities will include conducting research on objects in the collection, producing materials for labels and wall texts, and developing research aids. Familiarity with Chinese, Japanese, or Korean is preferred. Open to Stanford undergraduate and graduate students; 5-10 hours per week. If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter.

Please apply via Handshake, search for job number #2505994

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