Reports to: Teaching Specialist for Family and Access Programs
Classification: Part-time, Unpaid
Term: June 1-26 and July 6-August 7, 2020
Mission: The Dallas Museum of Art is a space of wonder and discovery where art comes alive.
The DMA will:
All applicants should submit a resume and a personal statement stating why they are interested in and qualified for this internship opportunity.
Scope of Position
Interns will learn about the Summer Art Camp programs for children ages 4-12 that take place in the galleries and art studios at the Dallas Museum of Art. Interns will gain hands-on experience using a variety of teaching skills through observing and assisting Summer Art Camp teachers, as well as through facilitating gallery activities, art projects, games, and sensory explorations. At the end of the summer, under the guidance of the Manager of Family and Early Learning Programs, interns will work in teams to plan and lead a week-long camp using what they have learned over the course of the internship. Morning or afternoon shifts may vary week to week, typically 8:30 am-1:00 pm or noon-4:30 pm. Commitment is required for at least eight of the nine weeks.
Applications must include all of the below items in order to be complete. Please upload and attach your resume and personal statement cover letter in your application form, as specified below. Please direct two references to submit a letter of recommendation through the Summer Art Camp Internship Recommendation Form. All items must be received no later than March 20, 2020.
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 art and/or museum education. Include information about any prior experience working with or teaching children and any experience in an arts environment.
Submit in application under Upload Cover Letter
Two Letters of Recommendation
Two letters of recommendation must be submitted directly by your recommenders. One of these letters must be from an academic reference.
Recommenders submit through the Summer Art Camp 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.