Education: Advanced undergraduate (junior/senior), graduate student, or recent graduate
Area of Study: Art history, art education, or museum studies preferred
Purpose: To work on strategies for engaging onsite and offsite visitors with the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions.
- Research and write Spotlight on the Collection web content for February, March, April, and May 2014.
- Compile existing content, and generate new content, for the Museum’s mobile application. Duties may include meeting with staff to prioritize artworks, generating photography requests, researching and writing text, producing multimedia content, finding relevant web pulls, etc.
- Engage the public with at least one ArtBreak gallery talk (Tuesdays at 12 noon).
- Research and write dynamic content for the Education sections of the Museum’s website.
- Assist with visitor surveying. Duties may include working with staff to identify surveying opportunities, distill information sought, develop questions, and administer surveys.
- Build target-audience contact listing for the Museum’s accessibility programming.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Coursework in art history required.
- Ability to write clearly and concisely for non-specialist audiences. Excellent knowledge of English vocabulary and grammar.
- Facility with Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) for Windows. Experience with iPhoto and iMovies a plus.
Applicants should submit a 2-4 page writing sample, preferably from an art history or art education course.