Dates: July 8 - August 12, 2020
This five-week online internship, modeled as a summer institute, will be an introduction to every aspect of work at the Jewish Museum as it happens both onsite and in the virtual sphere. Learn about how museums and other cultural organizations are adapting to our current reality of dramatic social change and explore the future of museum work with a group of your peers. Meet with the Jewish Museum’s senior leadership to hear about their vision for the Museum and discuss the work of producing and promoting exhibitions and programs with curators, graphic designers, educators, fundraisers, and digital and communications staff. Special guests from beyond the Museum will include artists, gallerists, book and exhibition designers, and other leading figures in the art world.
Applications due: June 15
Notifications sent: June 29
|Reports to:||Associate Manager of Adult Programs|
|Schedule:||16 hours per week|
- Two hour-long group Zoom sessions per week
- Completion of project work (see above)
- Participation in group Slack channel
- Weekly individual check-ins on Zoom
On the internship application form under "type of internship sought," please indicate what type of projects you are interested in from the following, and select at least two options:
Digital: Develop knowledge of digital strategy within a museum environment through support of activities related to the website, email, editorial, social media, digital asset management system (DAMs), and online collection.
Education: Assist Education Department staff with planning and implementation of School, Family, Access, and Adult Programs, and learn about various programming formats in the virtual sphere.
Creative: Make a work of art to present (in any media or genre) that responds to Summer Institute discussions
Research: Produce a written work and presentation about a topic of your choice
- Current or recently graduated university student (BA or MA level)
- Interest in museum work and art
- Ability to participate in a seminar-type discussion