Education/Community Engagement Internship

Education: Advanced undergraduate (junior/senior), graduate student, or recent graduate<
Area of Study:  Art, Art History, or Education

Purpose: Assist the Artist In Residence in the preparation, administration and facilitation of  outreach programs. May require some classroom teaching.

Hours: Flexible for 10-20 hours per week

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the preparation of materials for fall outreach programs
  • Organize supplies for fall outreach school programs, including ordering supplies
  • Make phone calls and inquiries related to outreach and school programs
  • Assist with the facilitation of programs in the community
  • Update files, create Excel documents, and enter data to maintain accurate records for participation statistics and contact information
  • Assist in creating fall outreach lesson plans and videos related to the Museum’s collection
  • Public speaking
  • Frame and install / de-install community student exhibition

Special Skills and Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Skills with filming and video-making, preferred
  • Must be able to lift 25lbs
  • Valid driver’s license and transportation to offsite events

 

Other Information:

The Education Department of the Birmingham Museum of Art provides opportunities for active audience engagement that relate directly to the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions in order to help the Museum fulfill its mission of providing an unparalleled cultural and educational experience to a diverse public.

 

 

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