Pitzer Students Receive Getty Foundation Internships

Claremont, Calif. (September 16, 2009) — Pitzer College students spent the summer working at various museums across California through the Getty Foundation’s Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program.

Jeremiah Gregory ’11 interned at the Pitzer Galleries, Delaine Ureño ’09 at the Claremont Museum of Art and Stefan Vallecillo ’11 at the Drum Barracks Civil War Museum.

Started 1993, the Foundation’s Multicultural Undergraduate Internship program provides substantive, full-time work opportunities to multicultural undergraduates, exposing them to potential careers in the arts. Aiming to increase diversity in and provide support for Los Angeles-area museums and visual arts organizations. The interns work 40 hours a week and receive a stipend.

About The Getty Foundation

The Foundation, a part of the J Paul Getty Trust, provides critical support to institutions and individuals throughout the world in fields that are aligned most closely with the Trust’s strategic priorities. It therefore funds a diverse range of projects that promote learning and scholarship about the history of the visual arts and the conservation of cultural heritage, and it consistently searches for collaborative efforts that set high standards and make significant contributions.

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