Family Programs Summer Intern (P/T)—Education
(Part-time, temporary, non-union, unpaid internship position)
Requirements: Candidates must have:
- B.A. or B.F.A. (or be a rising junior or senior) in studio art, art history, museum education, art education, or a related field
- Experience working with children, using principles of positive youth development
- Strong oral communication skills
- Art-making experience
- An ability to manage numerous tasks efficiently
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel (including an ability to generate charts and graphs)
- A cheerful, friendly, and outgoing disposition
Previous teaching experience is preferred.
- Assists museum educators in teaching three classes per week for day campers enrolled in the Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program, and designing and facilitating two after-camp afternoons per week
- Prepares art supplies, signage, and supporting materials for Hands-On Art
- Sets up program space, staff, and document the Hands-On Art program
- Organizes, enters, and analyzes Family Art Magic audience survey data
- Supports other administrative projects with Family Programs
Reports to: Family Programs Coordinator
Start and end dates: Monday, June 26, to Friday, August 11, 2017
Work schedule: Four days per week, Monday through Friday. Weekday hours vary per camp and after-camp schedules, between 8:30 am–6 pm. Must be available for late afternoon and early evening hours on Saturday, July 1, and Saturday, August 5.
Compensation: This internship is unpaid. The Intern will be issued a Brooklyn Museum ID for the duration of their internship, which includes a discount in the Shop and Café, as well as free admission to many art museums throughout the country. Academic credit may be possible.
To apply: Send your résumé and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title of the position in the subject line of the email.