Intern

Please note: All internship positions are unpaid

Eligibility
Internships are available to matriculated college and master's-degree students, as well as recent high school graduates and graduates of undergraduate or graduate programs. To be considered a recent graduate, applicants must have graduated no more than one year prior to submitting their application.
 

REQUIREMENTS of all Internship Candidates:

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and demonstrate organizational skills
  • Demonstrate professionalism when working with all museum staff
  • Commit to work hours as scheduled with supervisor
  • Volunteer for Museum programs as requested by supervisor
  • Academic credit requirements are the responsibility of the intern and must be arranged through the university
  • Business casual attire required

 

Title: Family and Community Programs Intern
Department: Education
Supervisor: Family and Community Programs Manager
Dates: January – May 2019 (start and end dates to be determined with supervisor)
Hours: Approximately 10 – 20 hours per week, M-F

Summary:

The Family and Community Programs Intern works closely with other members of the Education Department to lead and assist with engaging programming and provide curriculum resources for EC/PreK -12 intergenerational learning events at the museum such as Playdates, Art Crawl and First Sundays for Families.  The intern assists the Family and Community Programs Manager other related initiatives that position the Museum as a center for teaching and learning. 
 

Description:

The Teacher and School Programs intern assists with the development and implementation of the Museum’s Family and Community Programs and projects such as First Sundays for Families, Playdates, Art Crawl and community outreach programs.

Primary Duties:

  • Develop and Assist learning opportunities for teachers and students:
  • Research, write, and develop resources for early childhood and intergenerational programs
  •  Implement a Museum-based curriculum
  • Facilitate learning opportunities for families: including specialized early childhood programs for parents and children in the Museum and intergenerational art and gallery experiences during family days.
  • Work with Family and Community Programs manager to develop art activities for family days and community outreach events.
  • Prepare program materials
  • Other duties as assigned.

Applicants must…

  • Have (or be working towards) a degree in art history, art education, studio art, museum education, early childhood education, or related field.
  • Experience working with children and knowledge of education or experience with art and technology.
  • Be currently enrolled in a university program in education, art, art history, or related field 
  • Exhibit excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess collaborative and independent work skills 
  • Be highly organized, motivated, reliable, tactful, personable, cooperative, and flexible.
  • Must have knowledge of education. 
  • Understands the benefits of learning with art in a museum setting and the enhanced public role of the museum in the community.
  • Fluency/proficiency in Spanish is desired

 

 

Title: Public Relations and Marketing Intern
Department: Marketing
Supervisor: Director of Marketing, Communications Manager
Dates: January – May 2019 (start and end dates to be determined with supervisor)
Hours: Approximately 8–24 hours per week (M‐F varied, occasional weekend days, varied hours between 9 am– 5 pm)


Description:

The Public Relations and Marketing intern assists with the development and implantation of the Museum’s various Marketing campaigns including writing and editing collateral, YouTube video production, flyer design, submission of PSA’s, researching press leads, and other projects depending on the interest of the intern. The Museum’s Public Relations and Marketing intern will work closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications Manager to develop marketing strategies and campaigns for the Museum.

 
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the production of projects
  • Submitting PSA’s
  • Stock all collateral in the Great Hall 
  • Researching and updating press list
  • “Curating” Facebook and twitter posts
  • Help organize events, including monthly Art Party
  • Offering creative ideas for marketing the Museum and its current exhibitions
  • Other duties as assigned.

 
Applicants must…

  • Have (or be working towards) a degree in Marketing, Public Relations, English, Graphic Design, or related field.
  • Experience with Adobe illustrator, photography, and video a plus. 
  • Exhibit excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess collaborative and independent work skills.
  • Be highly organized, motivated, reliable, tactful, personable, cooperative, and flexible.

 

Title: Teacher and School Programs Intern
Department: Education
Supervisor: Teacher and School Programs Manager
Dates: January – May 2019 (start and end dates to be determined with supervisor)
Hours: Approximately 10 – 20 hours per week, M-F 

Summary:
The Teacher and School Programs Intern works closely with other members of the Education Department to develop and coordinate arts learning activities for students. San Antonio Museum of Art Interns gain first-hand experience on a meaningful project under the mentorship of museum professionals as they broaden their understanding of museum careers and related fields.

Description:

The Teacher and School Programs intern assists with the Museum’s School Programs and interpretation projects such as the School Partnership Programs, Student Tours, Student Workshops, Museum on the Go, Traveling Trunks, Educator Workshops, Evening for Educators, and Educator Resources.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research, write, and develop art resources for students
  • Assist learning opportunities for teachers and students in the museum including Summer Teacher Institute
  • Prepare program materials
  • Other duties as assigned


Applicants must…

  • Be currently enrolled in a university program in education, art, art history, or related field
  • Understands the benefits of learning with art in a museum setting and the enhanced public role of the museum in the community.



Title: Intern to the Director of Education
Department: Education
Supervisor: Director of Education and Public Programs and Volunteer Manager
Dates: January – May 2019 (start and end dates to be determined with supervisor)
Hours: Approximately 10 – 20 hours per week, M-F 

Summary:

This Intern works closely with the Director of Education—allowing for a broad spectrum of experience within the Education department.  

Description:

The Intern to the Director of Education will analyze department data and assist with the implementation of Museum Public Programs (e.g. lectures, art-making nights, film screenings, etc.) as needed.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain departmental budget under supervision of Director of Education
  • Evaluate data collection (e.g. program attendance, etc.) 
  • Other duties as assigned


Applicants must…

  • Be currently enrolled in a university program in education, art, art history, or related field
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Understands the benefits of learning with art in a museum setting and the enhanced public role of the museum in the community.

 

The San Antonio Museum of Art considers applications on an as needed basis. The purpose of the program is to offer interns firsthand experience in Museum roles and responsibilities as they broaden their understanding of museum careers and related fields.

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