Montclair Art Museum is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year high school internship. Apply to be a MAM intern and:- Get a behind-the-scenes peek into the Museum- Plan and facilitate events for other young adults - Gain professional experience as an assistant to teaching artists during family programs, vacation camps, and children’s art classes - Train on museum education techniques such as Visual Thinking Strategies- Manage the @MAMteen Instagram page and interact with other teens locally and nationally- Assist with marketing MAM programs to different audiences- Meet museum professionals from different departments and learn about their roles and responsibilities
Application due date: June 21, 2019
Only eight interns will be selected for this competitive program. Select applicants will be invited to an in-person interview with Museum staff. Look for an email in mid-July. Internship acceptance notifications will be sent by August 15.
Intern schedule: - From September through June, interns must commit to attending meetings at MAM every other Thursday, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.- Interns must commit to assisting with Sunday Drop-in Studio programs from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. approximately ten times a year.- Interns will have the opportunity to assist with after school children’s art classes, vacation camps throughout the school year, and Family Days, based on their individual schedules.
Salary:Interns are paid minimum wage for all meetings and hours worked. Transportation expenses are covered by the internship. Department of Labor paperwork, including parental/guardian permission, must be completed in advance of paid work. Interns must be 16 years of age by September 20, 2019.
Background:MAM strives to better represent the diversity of the regional community. This internship provides opportunities for growth and development of students from communities typically underrepresented in the museum field, providing a professional bridge to museum careers.
MAM Values and Diversity Statement:As an organization, we value: artistic inspiration, diversity of voices, individual and group creativity, and the importance of all arts to a civil, inclusive, and forward-thinking society. We respect and welcome individual differences and strive to maintain an environment that fosters productivity, creativity, and individual satisfaction by celebrating the diversity of race, gender, nationality, age, religion, sexual orientation, and physical abilities.
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