10-week Getty Foundation Multicultural Undergraduate Summer Public Programs Internship at Craft & Folk Art Museum
Dates to Be Determined: Between June 5 to August 25, 2017
The Craft & Folk Art Museum is currently seeking an undergraduate student to participate in the Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program for Summer 2017.
About the Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship
With the goal of increased diversity in the arts, this internship opportunity is intended for groups underrepresented in the professions related to museums and the visual arts. Individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American and Pacific Islander descent are encouraged to apply.
Applicants should have excellent research and writing skills as well as be comfortable interacting with the public and taking part in event planning and preparation. Eligibility for the internships will be limited to currently enrolled undergraduates who reside in or attend a college in Los Angeles County and will have completed at least one semester of college by June 2017. Candidates are sought from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the visual arts. Interns are paid $5,000 for ten consecutive weeks of full time
The Public Programs Intern will assist with the planning and execution of public programs including monthly workshops CraftNight & CraftLab, art talks, educational group tours, launch of brand new ceramics public programs and development of a museum fundraiser, Clay LA 2017. Additionally, the intern will assist in the development of program evaluation strategies for ongoing summer events, and strategize tools and ideas with the marketing committee to be utilized for social networking and marketing of CAFAM’s public engagement programs.
How to Apply
Interested students should submit 1) a resume and 2) a letter of application that explains why the internship is of interest, describes relevant study and/or experience, and lists the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references that may be contacted. For any questions or to submit your application please email Andres Payan, Curator of Public Engagement, Craft & Folk Art Museum at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: Friday, April 28, 2017 | 5PM PST