Adult and School Programs Intern Educators—Education
(Full-time, non-union, paid internship positions)
Requirements: The Museum Education Internship Program is designed to support the professional development of highly motivated individuals who have recently completed undergraduate or graduate studies. Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate interest in art, education, and museums; investment in working with diverse museum audiences; commitment to teaching from art objects; support for our mission and collections; and experience teaching and/or programming in formal and informal learning environments. They will be able to lift 25 pounds, stand and walk for up to two and a half hours, and spend periods of time distributing materials and interacting with students who are seated on the floor.
Proof of ability to work in the United States is required. The Museum will not sponsor immigrant visa applications. However, in the past applicants have worked with international student organizations to secure non-immigrant visas.
Responsibilities: Adult and School Programs Intern Educators assist with all aspects of expanding the Museum's local adult audiences, including research, marketing, and logistical support for programs such as Gallery Talks and Tours, hands-on workshops, lectures, Target First Saturdays, films, and performing arts series. ASP Intern Educators also teach elementary, middle, and high school groups in our single visit program. All Intern Educators participate in professional development sessions and conduct qualitative research throughout the year.
Starting and ending dates: September 2, 2014–June 25, 2015
Work schedule: 35 hours per week, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, or Sunday through Thursday (some flexibility required)
Compensation: $15,273 (subject to payroll taxes), health insurance, and an unlimited ride Metrocard
To apply: Please submit one envelope postmarked March 31 that includes your résumé, statement of interest, and two signed and sealed letters of recommendation (professional and/or academic affiliation) by mail to Education Intern Coordinator, Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn NY 11238-6052. Applications submitted via email will not be accepted. Do not send additional materials. To receive confirmation that your application was received you must include a self-addressed stamped postcard. All applicants will be notified by June 15. No telephone inquiries, please.