Renaissance Programme Intern
The Renaissance Programme targets emerging museum professionals who want to develop their knowledge in a supportive and creative environment. The Renaissance Programme is geared towards developing an interdisciplinary approach to museum practice. Interns will collaborate with exhibitions, education, development and event departments from planning to project completion during the nine-month internship.
The intern will assist with fundraising for projects by researching grant possibilities and identifying corporate sponsors, creating proposal packages, and assisting with writing a proposal.
Exhibitions and Public Relations
The intern will assist with the logistics of organizing a project. The intern will help coordinate the exhibition calendar and assist with communication. The intern will help with monitoring costs to insure all expenses are within budget. They will assist with drafting media advisories, press releases, newsletters and other PR materials. They will coordinate distribution and media outreach.
The intern will assist with creating learning programs and coordinating learning experiences associated with the project. This will include organizing a Chit Chat at Dallas Contemporary and off-site. They will develop curricula with the Education manager to enhance our outreach programming, assist with on-site programming including Kids Studio, and help create interactive programs such as Qyoo or SCVNGR.
The Renaissance intern will assist with event planning for fundraising and membership associated with the project. They will assist events with opening reception and any other exhibition related events.
Interns will meet weekly with the director.
ELIGIBILITY FOR INTERNSHIP:
All applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or institution.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE:
A statement discussing why you would like to intern at Dallas Contemporary
(Not to exceed two pages)
A resume or C.V. (Must include name, address, telephone number, and school)
Two letters of recommendation (May be submitted separately)
A statement discussing your work, educational experience, and intellectual
interests (Not to exceed two pages)
A writing sample (Not to exceed five pages)
Provide an exhibition proposal and/or individual research project proposal
Application material will be treated with care; however, the program cannot be responsible for loss or damages. Application material will be returned only if a stamped self-addressed envelope is enclosed with the application. Please note that the United States Postal Service does not accept international postage coupons. It is not possible to pick up you application materials in person.
All application materials and supporting documents must be received by May 31, 2013.
Program will begin on October 1 and conclude the following June.
There is no application form. Applicants should apply via email or through mail.
No faxed applications will be accepted.
Send Applications to:
Autumn Hill, Learning Manager
161 Glass Street
Dallas, Texas 75207
United States of America
T 214 821 2522
The selected candidate will receive a $5,000 stipend in monthly installments. The Renaissance Intern is responsible for finding accommodations and transportation. International candidates are responsible for acquiring a work visa.
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