Public Programs Internship
Hours: 10 hours a week, Wednesday- Friday
Compensation: $500 stipend
Start Date: January 2013
Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum has an opening for a Public Programs intern to assist in the design and development of programs and learning materials related to the collection. Candidates should be art or education major looking for programming experience in a nonprofit setting.
The Public Programs Internship is a collaborative, hands-on position that requires strong writing, research and communication skills, resourcefulness, and ability to multitask in a small nonprofit environment. Knowledge of sculpture and/or experience working in a museum setting is desirable.
Develop content for learning materials based on the permanent collection including: gallery guides, teacher resources and interactive learning components.
Assist with research and development of Adult programs.
Work with students, teachers, artists, community centers & art professionals to develop partnerships and programs.
Develop strategies for future materials and resources.
Assist with administrative duties including answering phones, greeting visitors, and the unknowns.
About the museum:
The Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum uses its collection of more than 200 sculptures, paintings, and drawings by 20th century American sculptor Charles Umlauf, to provide educational programs and experiences that encourage the understanding and appreciation of sculpture. As both a sculptor and teacher, Umlauf embodies the importance of education, which is central to the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum’s mission.
Send your cover letter and resume to:
Diane Sikes, Director of Public Programs
Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum
605 Robert E Lee Rd
Austin, TX 78704
Deadline: November 30, 2012
No phone calls please.
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