Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the Momentary provide paid internships. Undergraduate Interns $13 an hour; Graduate Interns $14 an hour Minimum Qualifications
Library Information Studies or Library Science student preferred; can include (but is not limited to) majors/minors such as Archival Studies, Art History Studies, English, Cultural Anthropology, History, and Sociology.
Excellent communication skills
Dependable and punctual
Interns can work up to 40 hours per week; a mutually agreeable schedule will be determined in conversation with the hiring manager.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required, and familiarity with library and Web-based search tools is strongly preferred.
A background check is required.
Must maintain confidentiality of all non-public Museum information.
Possible course credit can be negotiated with the University departmental supervisor. Please submit a resume and cover letter to be considered for this internship. The application deadline is April 15th, for the summer semester internship.
Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an intern to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: In the work environment described herein, position requires work at a desk and utilizing a computer for prolonged periods of time and excellent eye/hand coordination. Position also may require lifting of heavy boxes from time to time during archival processing and book boxing.
Work environment: Work will be performed in an office environment, and in museum spaces. The noise level in the Museum work environment is usually low to moderate. Work may take place in galleries undergoing construction and painting. If the interns personal equipment is used, the Museum accepts no liability for any damage caused to said equipment while being used for Museum purposes, nor loss or corruption of electronic files on device.
Crystal Bridges internship program currently requires that the internship be a prearranged and structured learning experience scheduled within a specific time-frame and pre-approved by the leadership of the Museum. The experience must be relevant to the interns academic and/or professional goals and involve work, research, or other activities which are of value and beneficial to the mission of the Museum. An internship is performed under the direct supervision of Crystal Bridges staff. As a Crystal Bridges intern, you will not only expand your academic knowledge and improve your skills, but also apply both your knowledge and skills in practical ways. Crystal Bridges is assertively recruiting interns from underrepresented demographics to support our organizations and industries diversity and inclusion strategic initiatives. Crystal Bridges is happy to work with the selected candidate to provide an experience meeting the requirements for academic credit through their school.