Education Internship

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Part-time intern position

12-16 hours per week depending on the schedule

Elmhurst Art Museum is seeking a highly motivated Education Intern to work closely with the Director of Education and education staff. The ideal candidate would work two days per week.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with researching ideas for future public and educational programming based on upcoming exhibitions
  • Facilitate the execution of new and exciting programs and other initiatives
  • Help monitor registration for all classes, camps, and special programs
  • Draft outreach letters to local educators and community leaders
  • Assist our staff members with guided exhibition tours
  • Research potential collaborators
  • Assist with preparation of museum education internal reports and maintains general reporting records
  • Perform other duties as necessary

Skills & Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or graduate students studying in Art, Art History, Art Education, Museum Studies or related field
  • Excellent organizational skills and strict attention to detail required
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Previous experience in the arts is a plus
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening, weekend and holiday assignments

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, one academic writing sample and up to two letter of recommendation from a recent professor or department head to education@elmhurstartmuseum.org

This is an unpaid internship for a non-profit arts organization. College credit can be arranged for undergraduate or graduate students. 12-16 hours per week depending on the schedule.

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