Reports to: Manager of Adult Programming; Manager of Arts & Letters Live
Classification: Full-time, Non-Exempt
Term: August 2019–June 2020
Compensation: Approximately $16,290–$18,350 depending upon education level
Mission: The Dallas Museum of Art is a space of wonder and discovery where art comes alive.
The DMA will:
The intern will assist with the development, implementation, promotion, and evaluation of numerous gallery programs, lectures, performances, and special events for adults throughout the year, including Arts & Letters Live, Late Nights, and Second Thursdays with a Twist. The intern will assist in program management and will work closely with guest speakers, performers, volunteers, and the public. The intern will develop and lead gallery programs and head content creation for the Museum Murder Mystery event. The work week for this position is Monday-Friday with additional evenings and weekends required.
McDermott Internship Program applications must include all of the below items in order to be complete. Please upload and attach your resume, statement, and transcripts in your application form, as specified below. Please direct three references to submit a letter of recommendation through the McDermott Internship Recommendation Form. All items must be received no later than March 22, 2019. Incomplete applications will not be considered and late materials will not be accepted.
Please save the files with your last name and document type in the title: e.g. Smith_Personal Statement.
Resume or CV
Submit in application under Select Resume to Upload
Personal Statement Cover Letter
A detailed one to two page statement explaining your interest in an art museum career. Include information regarding your personal learning expectations for the internship; any prior museum experience; and any art and art history related experience.
Submit in application under Upload Cover Letter
Transcripts of courses from institutions of higher education where a degree has been or is in the process of being awarded are required. Official transcripts are preferred but unofficial transcripts will be accepted as needed.
Submit in application under Upload Additional Files
Three Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation must be submitted directly by your recommenders. One of these letters must be from an academic reference.
Recommenders submit through the McDermott Internship Recommendation Form
The Dallas Museum of Art is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability or genetics.