Summer 2013 Internships
Summer 2013 Internship season: June 3, 2013 – August 9, 2013
Required commitment: Minimum 20 hours/week
Application deadline: April 12, 2013
Summer 2013 INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTIONS
Communications Interns work closely with the Communications department on file preparation, research, organization and content management for Studio magazine, the Museum’s seasonal publication. The intern will also assist with developing press releases for upcoming exhibitions, preparing press kits and general press related inquiries. Applicant must possess excellent communication and writing skills and be proficient in Photoshop and working with digital files (knowledge of Illustrator is a plus). Good organizational and time management skills and an ability to work independently are essential.
The Communications Internship is designed for undergraduate and graduate students interested in careers in Arts Administration, Media Studies, Marketing, or related fields.
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND PROGRAMS INTERNSHIPThe Community Engagement and Programs Intern will work closely with the Manager of Community Engagement and Programs on processing contracts, check requests, researching speakers, formatting presentations, filing paperwork . The intern will also assist in setting up and tearing down programs and events and will be required to remain on site during programs and events . Applicant must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint .
The Community Engagement and Programs Internship is designed for undergraduate students interested in careers in Arts Administration, Art History, programming , production , or related fields.
Curatorial interns will work under the direction of the Assistant Curator. Interns will be involved in a range of curatorial projects including research and organization for upcoming exhibitions, maintaining archives and visual materials, reviewing slide submissions and updating artist files and exhibition listings. Interns will work directly with curators, assistants and artists on exhibition checklists, graphics, catalogue production and documentation.
The Curatorial Internship is designed for college freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students, who major/minor in Art History, Visual Culture or a related-field. Applicants should have an interest in curating, excellent writing and research skills, and a knowledge of the
contemporary art world. Applicants must be able to handle multiple projects at once.
Development interns work closely with the Associate Development Director to help with the Studio Museum’s fundraising and membership efforts. Primary responsibilities include assisting in assisting with preparing grant reports and proposals, conducting research on corporations and foundations, and organizing mailings of information to donors and prospects. Previous design, marketing and public relations experience is helpful but not required.
The Development Internship is designed for undergraduate students and recent graduates interested in careers in Arts Administration, Museum Studies, Marketing, or related fields. Fine Arts majors are encouraged to apply.
DIRECTOR’S OFFICE INTERNSHIP
Director’s Office intern will work closely with the Assistant to the Director and Chief Curator and Special Projects Assistant. Responsibilities include assisting with special event and board meeting preparation, maintaining development database, and handling information requests. Applicants must work well independently and problem-solve with creativity. Excellent communication skills, including writing and a professional phone demeanor, as well as meticulous attention to detail are essential.
Director’s Office internship is designed for college sophomores, juniors, seniors and recent graduates who are preparing for careers in Arts Administration, Art/Art History, Museum Studies, or Media Studies.