deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

51 Sandy Pond Road
Lincoln, MA 01773
www.decordova.org
info@decordova.org

Date Posted:
February 07, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Intern

Learning and Engagement Department: Interpretation Intern

Description:

DeCordova’s Learning and Engagement Department is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated graduate or college (juniors and seniors only) student for assistance in researching and developing exhibition-related programming for Summer 2019. Responsibilities will vary, but may include: researching artists and exhibition-related content, assisting in the development and installation of the Museum’s educational Process Gallery, The Lab, and other interpretative spaces, assisting in Museum Guide exhibition training, collecting and editing audio content for cell phone tours, assisting with public programs for current exhibitions and day-to-day operations. Interns will report to the Manager of Museum Guide and Public Programs and the Head of Learning Environments. Select evening and weekend availability required to assist with Public Programs.

Qualifications:

Qualifications include: strong organizational and computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently, and a sense of humor. Prospective applicants should be aware that these are unpaid volunteer positions and that no public transportation serves deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum: a car is a must. Internships are available in the summer, fall, and winter/spring semesters. This internship requires a 16 hours/week minimum commitment.

How To Apply:

To apply, please submit a cover letter that clearly states your qualifications and interest in this specific internship along with your resume to Rachael Kelly, Manager of Museum Guide and Public Programs, at rkelly@decordova.org.

Apply by:
March 25, 2019
Salary:
Unpaid
About this Organization:

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is a vibrant and engaging institution located in the Boston, Massachusetts suburb of Lincoln. Its mission is to connect audiences to contemporary art, with an emphasis on sculpture, through exhibitions, learning opportunities, the collection and its unique park setting. Founded in 1950 on the 30-acre former estate of Julian deCordova (1851-1945), deCordova has grown from a local collection to a dynamic contemporary art institution that attracts over 80,000 visitors each year and is recognized nationally and internationally for its innovative programming. To learn more about deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, please visit our website at www.decordova.org.