The Museum of Arts and Design has a long-standing history of supporting undergraduate and graduate internships that provide meaningful, engaging and project-based opportunities. Internship positions are available in several departments and allow participants to gain invaluable work experience at a non-profit visual arts organization as they prepare to continue their studies, pursue careers in the arts or apply their experience to other fields.
Applicant must attend an institution of learning with courses leading to a degree, certificate or diploma. Applicant is eligible during periods when school is not in session only under the following conditions: they were students the previous semester, they have not yet graduated or completed program requirements, or they have graduated, but are starting a new academic program within six months. Applicant must be a US citizen or completing residence requirements for a degree.
CURRENT UNPAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:
The Museum of Arts and Design is seeking an undergraduate/graduate (preferred) student for its Engagement Internship opportunity in the Education Department. The intern will report to the Manager of Public and Community Programs and the Manager of Artist Studios and Docent Programs.
The Engagement Intern will collaborate on a variety of projects that focus on engaging communities and creating interesting experiences for visitors. The intern will participate in several trainings offered by the Education Department, and will have the opportunity to assist the department in creating “learning environments” throughout the Museum. This is an opportunity to gain real-life practice in a field of academic study and/or interest while developing both administrative and public engagement skills.
Applications for this opportunity are accepted on a rolling basis for three sessions: summer, fall, and spring/winter. Applications should be emailed to the Museum by May 15 for the summer cycle; by August 1 for the fall cycle; and by November 1 for the spring/winter cycle.
Please send a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Engagement Intern” in the subject line. Your cover letter should outline your specific interest in this internship, which cycle of the internship you are applying for, and specific skills and experiences that you believe make you a strong candidate for this opportunity. Your writing sample should be no longer than three pages, and should serve as a strong representation of your skills as a writer and researcher.
The Museum of Arts and Design is seeking an undergraduate/graduate (preferred) student interested in working in a busy Development office. The intern will report to the Assistant Director of Individual Giving and the Board Liaison/Executive Assistant.
This is an exciting opportunity to be an active and valued member of a non-profit development department and gain high-level experience in a variety of development areas including event planning and individual giving. Interns will be trained in Raiser's Edge.
2- 3 days per week. Internships are unpaid. Some evenings may be required.
Interested applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter to email@example.com. Please indicate start and end dates as well as hours you are able to commit to this internship. No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.