Internships

Seasonal Internship Program
Norton Museum of Art seasonal internships offer college-level students the opportunity to explore a specific position within the museum field, and apply their academic knowledge in the museum environment while further developing professional skills. Candidates for seasonal internships must be undergraduate students, graduate students, or recent college graduates. Norton Museum of Art internships are unpaid positions.  Seasonal internships typically run November through April.

Interns will:

•Learn to work as professionals within the Norton Museum of Art and understand current museum issues;
•Understand the organizational structure of a museum and develop knowledge of administrative operations;
•Develop knowledge and skills related to specific areas of museum work – Administration, Fundraising, Curatorial, Education, Communications, and Membership – based on the intern’s interest and the Museum’s departmental needs.
 

Summer Internship Program
The Norton Museum of Art will offer a 2012 Summer Internship Program available to high school, college , and graduate students. 

Summer interns will:

•Work in departments throughout the Museum based on departmental needs and intern interests and backgrounds;
•Lead tours for summer campers through Museum special exhibitions and the Museum Collection;
•Participate in meetings with art professionals;
•Organize an exhibition of artworks from the Museum Collection.
More summer internship details coming soon!

 

To Apply
Applications for seasonal internships are reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline to apply for the 2012 summer internships will be posted shortly.  Send a cover letter, resume, and one letter of recommendation along with the completed Internship Application (below) by fax, email, or mail to

Norton Museum of Art
Attn: Jessica Kennedy
1451 S Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Fax: (561) 472-0286


Complete Seasonal Internship Application online.

Complete Seasonal Internship Application on paper and send in.

 

Complete Summer Internship Application online.

Complete Summer Internship Application on paper and send in.


For more information,  contact Jessica Kennedy, Assistant Curator of Education for Public Programs, at (561) 832-5196 x1132 or via email.