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Internships

GRADUATE & UNDERGRADUATE

The Currier Internship Program is designed to help students undergraduate and graduate students develop the skills necessary for working in a museum setting. Internships provide students with a broad range of experiences and are appropriate for those studying art history, museum studies, education, marketing, fundraising, or related fields. Students are encouraged to view the internship as an exchange of professional ideas between the museum and intern.

All internships include professional mentoring, with the goal of helping students develop their professional identity. 

Internships are granted for educational credit only.

Currently Open Internships

Internship Application Schedule
Summer Internships (May 15 – August 15)
Applications Due: April 1
Notification Date: May 1

Fall Internships (September 15 – December 15)
Applications Due: August 1
Notification Date: September 1

Winter/Spring Internships (January 15 – April 15)
Applications Due: December 1
Notification Date: January 1

To apply for an internship, please download the application and submit completed submission packet to kgraham@currier.org.

Currently Available Internships

COPYRIGHT INTERN -- SUMMER 2014

Responsibilities: Intern will work on researching copyright status of works in the Currier’s collection. Intern must have working knowledge of the copyright law and informed of resources to help determine copyright status. This is an ongoing project, but the intern should be able to determine copyright status for at least ten objects. Intern will report to the Associate Registrar.

Qualifications include: Seeking a law student with interest in copyright law.  Strong organizational and computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently are required.

DEPARTMENT OF INTERPRETATION AND AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT

The Currier Museum of Art’s Department of Interpretation and Audience Engagement seeks an enthusiastic, motivated graduate or college student for assistance in researching and developing exhibition-related programming for summer 2014.

Responsibilities: Although responsibilities will vary, they will include researching artists and exhibition-related content, planning and implementing the Summer Studio program, and assisting with docent training and public programs. Interns will report to the Associate Educator for Adult and Family Audiences.

Qualifications include: Currently enrolled as an undergraduate junior or senior, or graduate student. Strong organizational and computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Coursework and interest in art history or art education required. Internships for educational credit are preferred.

All internships include professional mentoring, with the goal of helping students develop their professional identity.

 

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Earn and Learn: Teen Volunteer Summer Program

The Art Center  Summer program admits a select group of 15 teens to assist with our programming needs during each summer session. This program is ideal for teens who wish to contribute their time, creativity and energy to a variety of our organizational needs, including assisting in the classroom, assisting the Program Manager, assisting with After-Camp Care, assisting Artist Mentors and more. The experience gained by working in the Art Center is enriching on many levels, personally and professionally. The Art Center honors students in this program with tuition remission for classes at the Art Center, totaling half-off the price of tuition for every 30 hours contributed, and full tuition remission for every 60 hours contributed. Internships at the Art Center are granted through a review process. Students must be willing to commit to a minimum of two full-week schedules.

If you are interested in participating in this program, please submit a letter of intent to Linn Krikorian, postmarked or e-mailed by May 14. Interviews with final candidates will take place in late May and early June to determine our intern team.  An Orientation Meeting will follow in mid-June. For more information, and to find out how you can apply to be involved in the “Earn and Learn” program, please contact Art Center Program Manager, Linn Krikorian at LKrikorian@currier.org or 603.669.6144, x148.