Opportunities at the Craft & Folk Art Museum

Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship

Dates to be determined: Between June 4 to August 24, 2018

The Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) is currently seeking an undergraduate student to participate in the 10-week Getty Foundation Multicultural Undergraduate Public Programs Internship for Summer 2018.

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.

Job Requirements:

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 2018. 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 $5,500 for ten consecutive weeks of full time.

Job Description:

The Public Programs Intern will assist with the planning and execution of public programs including monthly workshops CraftNight & CraftLab, art talks, educational group tours, ceramics and clay public programs, and development of a museum fundraiser, CLAY LA 2018.

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 promoting CAFAM’s exhibitions and public engagement programs.

How to Apply:

Interested students should submit the following documents: 1) a resumé 2) a letter of application that explains why the internship is of interest, describes relevant study, and/or experience and 3) two letters of recommendation or contact information for two references, including their names, phone numbers, and email addresses. Please send documents to Andres Payan, Curator of Public Engagement at andres@cafam.org.

Deadline: Friday, May 4, 2018 | 5PM PST



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