ArtsLife Summer 2013 at MAD (Museum of Arts & Design)

ArtsLife is a paid summer program for ten (10) high school students intended to help them gain practical work experience in a non-profit art museum setting. Participants will work part-time for seven weeks. Each participant will be expected to report to work Tuesday – Friday from 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. The 2013 program will begin on Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 and conclude on Friday, August 23th, 2013. Each participant will be paid a competitive wage. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., April 23rd, 2013. Eligibility: Applicants must be a sophomore or junior in high school when applying. Applicants must live and attend high school in the 5 boroughs of New York City. Applicants must be able to commit to the entire 7-week program 4 days a week from July 9 - August 23, 2013. Please make sure that your application includes all of the following items: (1) Application Form: Make sure that all items are completed and signed, and that you include your address and phone number for the summer months. (2) Personal Statement: Please answer the following questions in a single, type-written page: Why you want to work at MAD and what you expect from the experience; What you hope to do in the future, your career objectives, and how you hope to achieve them; The qualities you possess that promote you as a candidate for this experience (3) Recommendation Letters (2): One recommendation letter needs to come from a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator, The second letter can come from an adult who is neither a relative nor affiliated with the high school of the applicant (i.e. employer, member of clergy, coach, etc.). Deadlines: All application materials must be postmarked by April 23rd, 2013. Download attached PDF...
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(1) Application Form
















(2) Personal Statement



(3) Recommendation Letter (2)

One recommendation letter needs to come from a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator. The second letter can come from an adult who is neither a relative nor affiliated with the high school of the applicant (i.e. employer, member of clergy, coach, etc.).

Recommendation letters should sent to:

Artslife High School Internship Program Attn: Jennifer Cox, Education Department Museum of Arts and Design Education Department 2 Columbus Circle New York, NY 10019 If you have further questions, please call: 212.299.7759 or send e-mail with the subject line Artslife to: artslife@madmuseum.org

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