Family and Youth Programs Intern


Accepting applications for Winter/Spring and Summer. Reviewed on a rolling basis.

Learning and Engagement Department
Reports to: Manager of Family and Youth Programs
Available: Summer, Winter/Spring

DeCordova's Learning and Engagement Department seeks enthusiastic, imaginative, and highly motivated candidates pursuing art, museum, environmental and/or education degrees or careers to develop and facilitate family and youth programming inspired by the art in the 30-acre Sculpture Park and the changing Museum exhibitions.

Responsibilities vary according to the season, but may include: developing and facilitating programs for families, such as drop-in material-based programs, play-based programs for early learners, and school vacation week workshops; researching, designing, and maintaining Family Activity Kits; preparing and working for the hive summer camp; collaborating with educational and community partners; and carrying out a wide variety of day-to-day operations.

Qualifications include: strong organizational, written, verbal, and computer skills. Experience working with children and families is preferred. 16 hours per week minimum commitment, including some weekend days required to accommodate family programs.

Application: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Sarah Brockway, Manager of Family and Youth Programs at

Interns are unpaid but receive deCordova Membership discounts and benefits.