FLSA Classification: Internship, Unpaid - Field Forward stipends are available. To learn more, please visit: CountryMusicHallofFame.org/Internships
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum Department of Events
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum has an opening for an unpaid internship in the Events Department.
Company Overview: Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum documents and interprets the history of country music—a musical genre and culture central to the identity of the city, the state, and the nation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the museum proudly combines subject expertise, ambitious research, and preservation of an unparalleled collection with expressions of creativity in music, art, and history. The museum collects artifacts that illustrate the evolving history and traditions of country music and provides diverse learning opportunities through educational programs, publications, and exhibitions. The core exhibit follows the story of country music from its folk beginnings through its evolution as a commercial art form. Rotating exhibits examine a broad range of topics, from country classics to contemporary and emerging artists in American Currents. The museum owns Hatch Show Print, a letterpress print shop opened in 1879, and it operates Historic RCA Studio B, where Elvis Presley and many others recorded.
Departmental Overview: The Events Department is comprised of six sectors: Sales, Services, Entertainment, Catering, Banquets, and Administration. It plans and executes approximately 1,500 internal and external events per year. The Events and Culinary team offers unique, incomparable experiences designed to foster community, giving an authentic connection to the story of country music, while providing vital revenue for the museum.
Internship Overview: The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum offers unpaid internships that advance the educational goals of the student as well as the museum’s mission. Internships are designed for a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week for a minimum of 12 weeks with consideration given to individual university requirements. Educational programs which operate on a quarterly basis will be accommodated. Motivated students who are seeking hands-on experiences in a team-oriented environment will find excellent opportunities at the museum.
The Wedding Sales and Services Intern will report to and learn directly from the Wedding Sales and Catering manager shadowing and assisting in the wedding event planning process as well as during the day of the wedding. In addition to learning all facets of event preparation and tear down, the intern will also gain valuable skills in sales, vendor coordination, networking, and communication of event execution to other museum departments.
Specific Internship Duties:
The ideal candidate is an outgoing, motivated individual who is always looking to learn and take initiative in completing tasks; a service-oriented person with a willingness to help others and take direction. They will be detail-oriented and possess a can-do attitude.
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