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 execute 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 Events Administration Intern will rotate throughout the Events Department shadowing and learning the different aspects of each area. The intern will be responsible for entering and maintaining event information in CRM software, planning and managing internal events, and completing other various projects. This position will report to the Events Administrative manager.
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. They will be detail-oriented and possess a can-do attitude.
Essential Competencies (Knowledge, skills and abilities needed for success in the position):
Conditions of Internship:
Notes to Applicant:
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate the varied attributes, characteristics, and perspectives that make each person unique, and we believe that fostering a culture of inclusion is essential to institutional excellence. The museum promotes an environment of respect, communication, and understanding, while actively seeking opportunities to learn about and establish practices that further facilitate equity. The museum does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.
We are a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all qualified candidates to apply for open positions. The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for its staff and visitors. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and employment verification, including federally mandated E-verify processes, as required for position.
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