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.
FALL: Start date mid to late September
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, August 1
WINTER: Start date late January
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, November 21
CURRENT UNPAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:
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 however students MUST receive course credit. 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.
Interpretive Programs at MAD are designed to foster visitor engagement through experiential programming and activation of exhibition spaces that promote learning museum-wide. Interpretive projects include working with the docent program helping them prepare to give tours, developing Thursday night 'experiential' programming for drop-in audiences, and working with MAD's interactive Artist Studios. Interpretive programs have a strong visitor-centered objective and aim to respond to visitors' expectations, needs and behaviors.
Interpretive Programs Interns report to the Manager of Interpretation in the Education Department. Interns will:
To apply for this internship please send a cover letter, writing sample and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Interpretive Programs Intern" in the subject line. Your cover letter should outline your specific interest in this internship, along with your qualifications and skills that you believe make you a strong candidate for this opportunity. Your writing sample should be no longer than five pages and be representative of your skills as a researcher, communicator and translator of ideas into concise, meaningful content.
Public Relations and Marketing Internship
The Museum of the Arts and Design is seeking an undergraduate/graduate student interested in working in a busy Public Relations and Marketing office. The intern will report to the Director of Public Affairs and the Public Affairs Manager, and will work closely with a range of departments throughout the Museum.
This is an opportunity to be an integral member of a non-profit Marketing/PR department, and gain experience in a variety of areas including public relations, digital and print marketing, advertising and social media.
Please email your resume and cover letter to Claire Laporte: email@example.com
The cover letter should detail your skill set and work experience as they might relate to Communications/PR in a non-profit, museum or art & design setting. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.
Intern must be able to commit a minimum of 3 days per week.