Internships

Amazement Square offers unique experiential internship opportunities. Interns at Amazement Square have the opportunity to engage in hands-on learning and gain real-life experience in a dynamic museum environment. The internships listed below are unpaid and may count towards professional development/experiential learning credits.

 

 

Spring School Programs Intern: (1 position)
Amazement Square seeks a creative, self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and enthusiastic intern to assist with our school programs for the Spring 2014 semester.  This internship position requires a minimum of 8 hours per week, including occasional Saturdays.  The internship can count for credit and could potentially turn into a paid internship based on performance.  The ideal candidate would be working towards a degree in Education, Early Learning, and/or Museum Studies.  Interested students should send a resume and cover letter to Meghan Vestal, Director of Education, at meghan@amazementsquare.org.

Position:           Spring School Programs Intern
Status:              Intern
Reports to:       Director of Education

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist facilitating 21st Century Programs with Dunbar Middle School and Heritage Elementary School
  • Assist facilitating and developing early education programs with Hutcherson Early Learning Center
  • Assist facilitating adaptive arts programming with special needs students throughout Virginia
  • Prepare materials for weekly programs
  • Compile grant research
  • Take photos/videos and create digital presentations of programs

Spring Programs & Exhibits Intern: (1 position)
Amazement Square seeks an artistic, personable, and detail-oriented intern to assist with our programs and exhibitions for the Spring 2014 semester.  This internship position requires a minimum of 10 hours per week, including occasional Saturdays.  The internship can count for credit and could potentially turn into a paid internship based on performance.  The ideal candidate would be working towards a degree in Art, Museum Studies, and/or Education.  Interested students should send a resume and cover letter to Emily Joseph, Director of Exhibitions, at emily@amazementsquare.org.

Position:           Spring Programs & Exhibits Intern
Status:              Intern
Reports to:       Director of Exhibitions

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Routine evaluation of exhibition components
  • Provide research and facilitate the weekly Great Artists program
  • Assist with repairs to the City Arts mosaic wall
  • Assist with painting and/or fabricating elements for new exhibitions
  • Assist with programmatic research and development
  • Prepare materials for weekly programs

Summer Education Intern: (3 positions)
Amazement Square is seeking three energetic, responsible, and creative individuals to assist throughout our Education Department.  This internship position requires a minimum of 8 hours per week, including occasional Saturdays.  The internship can count for credit and could potentially turn into a paid internship based on performance.  The ideal candidate would be working towards a degree in Education, Early Learning, Art, and/or Museum Studies.  Interested students should send a resume and cover letter to Meghan Vestal, Director of Education, at meghan@amazementsquare.org.

Position:           Summer Education Intern
Status:              Intern
Reports to:       Director of Education

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with summer camp facilitation and development of activities
  • Compile and mail brochures and newsletters
  • Provide research for grants and Amazement Square’s City Arts publication
  • Prepare materials for weekly programs
  • Take pictures/videos and create digital presentations of events and programs
  • Assist with the installation of a new health related exhibition


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