Working with the staff of the Lectures, Courses, and Concerts Programs, as part of the larger Department of Contemporary Art & MFA Programs, this position will support the planning, coordination and production of the fall 2014 and winter/spring 2015 courses, and lectures. Possible programs intern candidates should be involved in are event production, art history, museum studies, or education related courses of study.
The intern will gain an understanding of planning and implementing course and lecture programming about art and culture for adult learners; and will expand their knowledge of art and music related subjects while experiencing the working environment of a major art museum. This internship will start in June and run through mid-August.
• Assist with projects pertaining to the marketing of and preparation for courses and lectures
• Assist with creating, editing and proofreading correspondence with speakers, artists and/or their representatives
• Communicate with internal staff as well as external constituents and stakeholders
• General office support as needed
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, a willingness to work hard
• Enrollment in and returning to an undergraduate program
• Demonstrated keen attention to detail
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Strong interest in event management and/or art, adult education
• Experience and/or familiarity with event planning, art courses, administrative experience
• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite applications
• Ability to commit to at least 8 hours per week through August
• Ability to attend orientation on either Tues. May 27, (9:30 am to 12:00 pm); or Tues. June 10 (9:30 am – 12:00 pm)