Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Mexic-Arte Museum, Various Internships, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 8460

Thu, July 31, 2014

Mexic-Arte Museum seeks university students to participate in their internship program for academic credit and educational enrichment. Mexic-Arte recognizes the importance of interns and seeks flexible, positive, organized, and self-motivated candidates that can work both independently and collaboratively in a professional setting. Internships are available in the following departments: archives, curatorial, development, director's office, education, social media/graphic design, and studio/exhibition. 

o Archives: Gathers, organizes, and files print and photographic media related to the history of Mexic-Arte Museum from its inception in 1984. Other responsibilities include: documenting public and educational programs, maintaining library resources, offering assistance locating library or archival materials for staff, and working with our Director on our long-term archive project. 

o Curatorial: Gains an international, national, and local perspective of traditional and contemporary Mexican and Latino art through researching artists, helping with exhibition proposals, assisting with exhibition archives, and general departmental support. 

o Development: Working with Development team to assist with donor and media relations, generation of revenue, special events, and database management. Tasks may include data entry, general administrative work, and correspondence. 

o Education: Assists with the coordination of youth and adult programs. Other opportunities include: touring youth groups through exhibitions, developing curriculum, preparing for and facilitating creative projects, assisting with education outreach, and helping with program evaluation. 

o Social Media and Graphic Design: Assists in the production of video and/or electronic media resources created for a variety of audiences that help create visibility and awareness for Mexic-Arte’s exhibitions, lectures, public programming, and upcoming events. Other opportunities include the design of signage, programs, and invitations for Mexic-Arte’s educational programs. 

o Studio/Exhibition: works with lead preparator and curator to plan, install, and de-install shows; and prepares for exhibitions, public programs, events, and openings. 
Job Requirements: 
Mexic-Arte is seeking university students who are able to commit between 10-15 hours a week for the duration of the semester.

Application Deadline 7/31. See BTT Gateway Job ID 8460

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