Education Intern - Public Programs

Part-time, 8-20 hours per week Interns must to seek college credit for this real-world experience. Internship is unpaid.

Department: 
Education
Reports To: 
Education Manager
Primary Work Location: 
Summary: 

The Education Intern supports the Education Department. This department is responsible for developing programs and interpretative materials that seek to engage with visitors of all ages and backgrounds with the exhibitions and collection of MCASD.  The Education Department Intern will be responsible for supporting the education initiatives of the Museum by assist with the planning, development, and implementation of youth and adult programs at both MCASD Downtown and at off-site events.

You will:

  • The intern will assist the Education staff in conceptualizing new ways for the public to access and learn from MCASD React and Library resources.
  • Collaborate with Education and Engagement Director to produce dynamic public programming for Downtown at Sundown
  • Assist Education and Engagement Coordinator with the development and implementation of Family ArtLABs
  • Education Intern will contribute to the ongoing research of the Museum’s permanent collection and work closely with the Education and Engagement Director to select artworks for our window display.

Opportunities: 

  • Work closely with professional museum staff.
  • Help develop innovative education programs.
  • Assist in developing online resources for Education & Engagement staff, partner teachers, students, and the general public.

Leave with: 

  • Experience with contemporary art related research skills
  • New contacts in the education and museum fields.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience: 
  • Experience interacting with youth and adult audiences in formal or informal settings. 
  • Excellent research skills.  Good organizational, multi-tasking, attention to detail, and follow-through skills. 
  • Ability to learn independently or in a team environment.  
  • Good technical skills with a proficiency in MS Office. 
  • Working toward a degree in Art History, Education, Museum Studies, or related fields. 
  • Interest and Knowledge of contemporary art.
  • GPA 3.0 or greater
  • Spanish/English bilingual ideal