Interpretation & Public Programming Internship

Type: 
Internships

Learning and Engagement Department
Reports to: Head of Learning Environments and Manager of Museum Guide and Public Programs
Available: Year round
Application Deadline: rolling

DeCordova’s Learning and Engagement Department is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated graduate or college (juniors and seniors only) student for assistance in researching and developing exhibition-related programming.  Responsibilities vary by exhibition and season, but include: researching artists and exhibition-related content, assisting in the development and installation of our interactive galleries Process Gallery and The Lab, assisting in Museum Guide exhibition training, assisting with public programs and accessibility initiatives, and day-to-day operations.  Interns report to the Manager of Museum Guide and Public Programs and the Head of Learning Environments. Select evening and weekend availability required to assist with public programs.

Qualifications include: strong organizational and computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently, and a sense of humor.  Prospective applicants should be aware that these are unpaid volunteer positions and that no public transportation serves deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum: a car is a must.  Internships are available in the summer, fall, and winter/spring semesters.  16 hours/week minimum commitment.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Emily Silet, Head of Learning Environments, at [email protected]