The Brooklyn Museum Education Division seeks a part-time intern for summer family programs including the Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program, Hands-on Art, and Family Art Magic.
Individual must hold a B.A. or B.F.A. (or be a rising Junior/Senior) in studio art, art history, museum education, art education, or related field. Individual should have experience working with children using principles of positive youth development; strong oral communication skills; experience in art-making; a cheerful, friendly, and outgoing disposition; the ability to manage numerous tasks efficiently; and proficiency in Google Drive, Microsoft Word and Excel (including the ability to generate charts and graphs). Candidates with previous teaching experience are preferred.
The Family Programs Summer Intern will assist the Brooklyn Museum’s museum educators in teaching three classes per week for day campers in the Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program, and will design and facilitate two after-camp activity sessions per week. For Hands-on Art, work together with staff to prep art supplies, signage, and supporting materials; set up program spaces; staff the studios; and document the program. The Intern will organize, enter, and analyze F.A.M. audience survey data in addition to various administrative projects related to family programs.
Reports to: Family Programs Coordinator and Guided Gallery Visits Coordinator
Starting date: Monday, June 26, 2016
End date: Friday, August 11, 2016
Schedule: 4 days per week, Monday through Friday. Exact weekday hours between 8:30 am and 6 pm will be determined by camp and after-camp schedules. Intern will be expected to work late afternoon and early evening hours on Saturday, July 1, and Saturday, August 5.
Compensation: This internship is unpaid. Intern will be issued a Brooklyn Museum ID for the duration of the internship which includes a discount in the Museum Shop and Cafe, as well as free admission to most art museums throughout the United States. Academic credit may be possible.