Spring 2017

Ruth H. Rosenberg Internship in Museum Education

The Norton Museum of Art’s 2017 Ruth H. Rosenberg Internship in Museum Education will provide a college junior, senior, recent graduate, or graduate student the opportunity to gain practical art museum experience, engage in intellectual discourse, and develop professional skills.  

Throughout the 15-week program the intern will focus on developing critical skills in teaching, programming, writing, public speaking, and research. 

Internship Dates: January 9 – April 21, 2017

Application Deadline is now closed

For more information, contact Adelia Gregory, Associate Curator of Education for Public Programs.


This internship is made possible in part through the generosity of Lois Ebin in honor of Ruth H. Rosenberg, with additional support from the Mr. and Mrs. E. William Aylward Endowment and The Chastain Charitable Foundation Endowment.


College Committee 

The Norton is seeking dynamic and dedicated college students to join the College Committee, a semester-long program. As a College Committee member, you will develop interpersonal and professional communication skills, meet a variety of museum professionals, and learn about the Museum’s art collection and special exhibitions.  Internship or Independent study credit may be available.

To Apply: Please download the College Committee Application here, and submit all requested materials by the due date. Please note that a completed application must include all materials requested on the application form. For the Spring 2017 Semester program, application must be completed and turned in by November 23, 2016.


  • College Committee members serve for one semester and are expected to commit 18 hours per month for museum meetings and independent work.
  • Bi-weekly meetings are held 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM, from January 12, 2017 through April 20, 2017.
  • Meetings have the following structure:
  • Class meeting for 60 to 75 minutes with varying topics, ranging from discussion, staff interviews, presentations, or program planning.
  • Volunteer assignment or project research during Art After Dark, which can include program support, visitor interviews, or independent research.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing, practicing, and presenting a public talk at the Norton. The talk will be presented in the last two weeks of the program.
  • Collaborating with staff to plan and promote College Night at the Norton.
  • Completing bi-weekly assignments, which can include readings, written reflections, object research, and oral presentations.

Benefits for Participants include:

  • Developing, practicing, and improving public speaking and communication skills.
  • Learning about the array of careers available in the museum world.
  • Discussing original works of art, as well as learning and practicing different approaches to art museum education.
  • Community Service Hours, and possible internship or independent study credit.


To find out how you can share your talents as a College Committe Volunteer, contact Diego Gutierrez, Program and Volunteer Coordinator, at (561) 832-5196, x1113, or use the online contact form.


See Also

Become a Volunteer