Museum Education/Teacher and School Services Internship

Education: Advanced undergraduate (junior/senior), graduate student, or recent graduate

Area of Study:  Art, art history, or education

Purpose: Assist the Associate Curator of Education for Teacher & School Services in the preparation of teacher resource materials. The internship may require some classroom teaching, as well.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creating teacher resources such as culture cases, lesson plans, and videos
  • Research objects from the collection and use to enhance lesson plans, culture cases, and other teacher resources
  • Write lesson plans and other teacher resources
  • Public speaking
  • Organize supplies for teacher and school programs
  • Place supply orders
  • Make phone calls related to teacher and school programs
  • Update files and create excel documents for programs
  • Frame student exhibitions

Special Skills:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Skills with filming and video-making, preferred

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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