The Museum Teaching Fellowship Program (Paid) – Currently Accepting Applications

ATTENTION: Birmingham, Alabama Area College and University Students

WHO WE ARE SEEKING

  • passionate and compassionate college and university students from all academic
    disciplines and levels with the motivation and drive to be the change you want to see
  • higher education students across all academic and cultural backgrounds who will help us
    build bridges between our museum, our community, and the larger world of art and ideas
  • change agents to help us develop the next generation of diversified artists, arts
    educators, arts leadership, arts patrons, and entrepreneurs: POC encouraged to apply!

WHAT WE ARE REQUIRING

  • a two-year commitment—non-negotiable—to acquire and apply knowledge of the BMA’s
    substantial art collection by first preparing and then delivering tours to school-aged
    audiences and adult visitors and serving as a community ambassador
  • a commitment of ten (10) weekday hours, including evenings for training and weekday
    availability for tours, starting this Fall 2022 academic term
  • a faculty recommender who will write persuasively about your dedication to public
    service and your ability to conceive, plan, and execute major projects while maintaining
    strong academics—as demonstrated by furnishing a copy of your most recent transcript

WHAT WE ARE OFFERING

  • an opportunity to make a difference in our museum, community, and culture
  • a visually stimulating and creative learning-working environment, staff support, and an
    extensive arts network to explore and broaden your course and career prospects
  • a competitive salary ($15 an hour—up to $2,400 per required 16-week academic term)
    • Summer employment may also be available.

QUESTIONS?

Contact Dr. Michelle Dacus Carr

Email Michelle

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT

If you are who we’re looking for, please apply below and attach a letter of intent/application, letter of recommendation, and transcript (unofficial) no later than close-of-business (5:00pm) on Monday, August 1, 2022.

  • We will arrange personal interviews on your college campus or on-site at the museum.
Apply Now