51 Sandy Pond Road
Lincoln, MA 01773
Date Posted: February 07, 2019
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Homepage banner image: Detail of glassworks by Carrie Gustafson (Mass Cultural Council Crafts Fellow ’11).
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