Museum Intern

The Jewish Museum is offering a virtual internship opportunity for an individual on the autism spectrum who is interested in the administrative aspect of working in an art museum. The intern will have the opportunity to work in a variety of departments at the Museum including Education, Membership, and Marketing.

Reports to: Manager of School and Educator Programs
Date posted: December 16, 2020
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Schedule: 12 hours per week; January - June 2021


The intern will be assigned a selection of the following tasks below depending on interests and strengths:

●    Data entry using Microsoft Excel 
●    Entering and updating constituent information into Salesforce and Acme Ticketing to track the success of telemarketing campaigns
●    Creating resource materials for educators in Google Drive, (including research, organizing resources, and uploading documents to a shared site)
●    Research projects for the Marketing Department including ways to promote Museum programs and ideas for social media posts
●    Observe Education programs in all areas including School, Adult, Family, Teen, and Access
●    Attend and report on education programs at other museums
●    Create slideshows for virtual tours
●    Create an independent research project (possibly)
●    Learn about the Jewish Museum, its history and collection
●    Participate in educational programming with larger JM intern cohort; attend virtual talks and field trips


  • An interest in art history or visual arts
  • A strong interest in working in museums
  • Comfortable using a computer
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Applications,
  • Willingness to learn or familiarity with Zoom, Salesforce, Acme Ticketing, The Museum System (TMS), and NetX
  • Comfortable working remotely, independently and without direct supervision
  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Avenue
  • New York, NY 10128
  • Phone: (212) 423-3232

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.