Position Title: Events Admin Intern (Internship, Unpaid)
FLSA Classification: Internship, Unpaid
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum Events Department
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 while providing diverse learning opportunities. The core exhibit follows the story of country music from its folk beginnings through its emergence as a commercial art form. Rotating exhibits examine a broad range of topics, from country classics to ultra-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 Admin. The Events Department plan and execute approximately 1500 internal and external events per year. The Events and Culinary team offers unique, incomparable experiences designed to foster community, while giving an authentic connection to the country music story 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. Additional adjustments to the 12 week, 20 hour schedule will be at the discretion of the internship supervisor. 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 intern will rotate throughout the department, shadowing and learning the different aspects of each area. They will be responsible for maintaining the citywide calendar, preparing thank you gifts, and completing other various projects. This position will report to the Events Administrative Team. 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.
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