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Internship Opportunities

Internships at The Works are a great way to learn about different career components that work together to create a successful non-profit museum.

Internships are a great way to gain experience and insight into future career opportunities while having fun and making new friends along the way.

The Works offers several internship opportunities throughout the year in the fields of education, development, marketing, and art. Internships are a wonderful way to meet graduation requirements while gaining hands-on experience in a professional museum environment. 

 


Intern Opportunities

Museum Education Intern:

The Works is a dynamic and interactive museum that takes an active educational role in the community.  The Museum Education Intern will work with the Education Team with the development and implementation of educational programming.  Programming includes school tours, outreach, interactive exhibits, and special events.  The intern may be asked to assist Educators teaching small groups of children or adults.

The intern may be asked to research topics relevant to educational programming.  The intern may be assigned specific projects related to programming.

The intern will be expected to become familiar with the museum operation and exhibits and be able to assist guests of the museum.  A vital role of this internship is to provide guests of the museum with a positive experience.  The intern may be asked to perform other relevant duties throughout their term and will be expected to do so.

At the completion of the term, the intern will be required to deliver a presentation to The Works’ administration and staff reflecting on their experience.

 

Art Gallery and Programs Intern:

The Works endeavors to bring relevant and thought-provoking art exhibits and programs to the community.  The Art Gallery and Programs Intern may assist guest curators with the removal and installation of art exhibits within the gallery.  The intern will be expected to interact with guests within the gallery to assist with interpretation and provide a positive experience for guests.  The intern may be asked to assist with marketing collateral. 

The intern will be expected to assist with drop-in art programs and summer camps.  The intern should be able to lead artistic activities with small groups of children.  The intern may be asked to develop and implement art projects for special events and scheduled programs.  The intern may be asked to perform other relevant duties throughout their term and will be expected to do so.

At the completion of the term, the intern will be required to deliver a presentation to The Works’ administration and staff reflecting on their experience.

 

Marketing and Graphic Arts Intern:

The Works is a vital part of the community in which it resides attracting thousands of guests each year.  The Works advertises through multiple outlets to reach a wide audience.  The Works also communicates through social media and other means to inform members of upcoming events.  The Marketing and Graphic Arts Intern may be asked to take photographs and write text for promotional brochures, posters, and other marketing collateral.  The intern may be asked to assist with creating signs and exhibits for the museum.  The intern may be asked to post updates through social media.  The intern may be asked to perform other relevant duties throughout their term and will be expected to do so.

At the completion of the term, the intern will be required to deliver a presentation to The Works’ administration and staff reflecting on their experience.

To apply for an internship opportunity, candidates must submit a resume and references to The Works History Director or complete the contact form below.