Education / Public Programs Internship (Unpaid)

The purpose of the Public Programs intern is to assist the Manager of Public Programs in the creation and implementation of engaging and dynamic programming for the Education department. In carrying out these tasks, the intern will have the opportunity to observe and participate in the broader operations of the Education department.

Length: Approximately 12 weeks

Terms: Fall (September-November) and Spring (February-April)

Education: College junior or senior with at least a 3.0 G.P.A..

Areas of Study: Education, Art History, Marketing, Public Relations


  • Work with the Manager of Public Programs to prepare for each event by assisting with all logistics
  • Assist the Manager of Public Programs in nurturing partnerships with local organizations and businesses
  • Distribute marketing materials
  • Assisting in on-site event management to include set up, break-down and AV support occasionally
  • General administrative duties as assigned


  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of interest in museum education and event management
  • Highly reliable, responsible and flexible
  • Basic computer processing skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) Internet
  • Ability and willingness to work non-traditional work hours occasionally (nights and weekends)
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