External Affairs Intern


DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum seeks a part-time, unpaid intern for a temporary position beginning in October. The External Affairs Intern will report to the Deputy Director of External Affairs, who oversees the Museum’s development, marketing, public relations, and membership initiatives.  This is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience in all facets of a busy External Affairs department at an art museum. School credit is available. 

The External Affairs Intern will gain exposure to a myriad of functions and programs typical at an art museum, while gaining practical experience by providing administrative duties such as:

  • Marketing and public relations support
  • Research, promotional outreach, press coverage monitoring and reporting, basic website maintenance.
  • Update foundation and prospective donor lists
  • Using Raiser's Edge, other databases, and online resources:
  • Research foundation and other grant-related funding opportunities
  • Help compile profiles on prospective funders
  • Assist in the preparation of email and print membership renewals and communications
  • Membership program research and collaborative outreach to fellow institutions
  • Assistance at occasional events. Help with check-in and registration
  • Attend External Affairs meetings, participate in the planning process, and help to promote deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
  • Other administrative duties as needed

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:

Jennifer Klahn | Deputy Director for External Affairs
[email protected]