SPRING 2016 The Museum seeks applications for spring 2016 semester-long, for-credit unpaid internships. Qualified candidates will be advanced undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in a relevant field. Under the supervision of department heads, interns have the opportunity to become familiar with the full range of Museum operations.
Applicants must be able to work at least ten hours per week at the Museum between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter specifying your department of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. Collection Curatorial: Interns will assist with research and preparation of a major exhibition, as well as with research on pending acquisitions. Community Engagement: Interns will support the Museum's community engagement activities by assisting the Director of Community Engagement in coordinating and managing community programs, collecting data and drafting reports, and identifying and cultivating potential partners. Interns should have experience in community engagement activities or related field, excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent and proven organizational skills, and a demonstrated enthusiasm for team building. Development and Membership: Interns will assist with the administrative needs of the development and membership department, including but not limited to research, data entry, and mailings as well as event planning and execution. Digital Media: Interns will assist with the research, planning, and production of a video game exhibition. Film: Interns will assist in research, preparation, and implementation of film screenings and discussion programs, and will assist with various web projects and exhibitions. Marketing and Public Information: Interns will assist with a range of publicity and marketing initiatives to promote Museum programs, including research, community outreach, drafting the Museum’s weekly e-mail newsletter, tracking press coverage, social media, and more. Experience with HTML is highly preferred. Registration and Collection Management: Interns will assist with collections management and registration functions, including inventory, storage, movement, and record keeping for objects in the permanent collection or on loan to the Museum. The Museum of the Moving Image is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.