Reports to: Manager of School Programs; Manager of Teen Programs
Classification: Full-time, Non-Exempt
Term: August 31, 2020–May 21, 2021
Compensation: Approximately $18,000
Mission: The Dallas Museum of Art is a space of wonder and discovery where art comes alive.
The DMA will:
Scope of Position
The intern may assist with the planning, translation, and implementation of docent and volunteer training, student tours, school outreach, and evening programs for teens. As part of the Go van Gogh ® school outreach program, the intern will drive the Museum minivan to school sites throughout Dallas and lead classroom experiences for PreK-8th grade. The intern will lead K-12 student tours, serve as a mentor to the Teen Advisory Council, and develop teaching materials for tours and Go van Gogh®. The work week for this position is Monday-Friday with regular Thursday evenings and occasional weekends required, totaling 35 hours per week.
McDermott Internship Program applications must include all of the below items in order to be complete. Please upload and attach your resume, personal statement cover letter, 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 20, 2020. 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; any art and art history related experience; and any education experience, especially working with K-12 audiences.
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. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
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. The DMA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.