undergraduate internship - Craft & Folk Art Museum

Getty Foundation Multicultural Undergraduate Summer Public Programs Internship at Craft & Folk Art Museum

Los Angeles, CA

10-week Getty Foundation Multicultural Undergraduate Summer Public Programs Internship at Craft & Folk Art Museum

Dates to Be Determined: Between May 10 to August 26, 2016

The Craft and Folk Art Museum is currently seeking an undergraduate student to participate in the Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program for summer, 2016. 

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 or attend a college in Los Angeles County; will have completed at least one semester of college by June 2016; and must be a resident of or attend college in Los Angeles County.  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 $4,500 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, and a summer experimental space activation series for the exhibition Gronk’s Theatre of Paint. 

Additionally, the intern will assist in the development of program evaluation strategies for ongoing summer events and strategize with the marketing committee tools and ideas 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 who may be contacted. These should be sent to Andres Payan, Curator of Public Engagement, Craft and Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd., CA 90036.  Please send an e-mail message to andres@cafam.org  if you have any questions.

Deadline: Monday, April 25, 2016. 5PM PST


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