Internships


 

The Internship Program at the Museum of Art - DeLand provides a wide variety of educational and professional training opportunities for college students. Museum internships are designed primarily for students majoring in or studying art history, art education, communications and public relations, marketing, and information technology. Museum internships are non-paid, but academic credit may be received depending on the intern’s college program. Students are encouraged to ask their school's academic advisers about the process for receiving academic credit. Internships are designed to last at least 6 weeks (60 hours) and typically no more than 12 weeks (120 hours), or the equivalent of a school term or semester. Interns are expected to work 8 to 10 hours per week, or as otherwise indicated. Schedules are arranged to meet both the needs of the student and the Museum. Applications should be made 30 days prior to the proposed starting date or as soon as possible. Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview and considered for placement based on the needs of the Museum. Internship Application |  Internship Program Information

Application

To apply for an internship, please submit a Letter of Interest that details:

  • Availability (i.e., start and end date, days of the week available, full-time, etc.).
  • Area of interest (i.e., education, communications, marketing and public relations, etc.).
  • Reasons for wanting to intern with the Museum including what you hope to gain from the experience and what we may expect from you.
  • If this internship will be for academic credit, the academic requirements for internships at the institution you are attending including the name and contact information for your intern advisor.
  • Resume of your employment, volunteer, intern and academic experience.
  • Two completed reference forms, including at least one from a college professor.
  • Completed Internship Application.

Requirements

  1. Interns will have basic research, writing, communication and computer skills.
  2. Interns will maintain a regular schedule, be punctual, and work effectively in a professional manner.
  3. Interns will maintain a regular journal of the internship and provide a copy to the Museum at the end of the internship. Interns will provide a brief paragraph summary of their internship experience.
  4. Interns will be willing to take on a variety of tasks as determined by the supervising staff.
  5. Interns will be willing to work with people of all ages if the project requires and to comfortably interact with visitors to the Museum.
  6. Interns will attend various meetings throughout the Museum as determined by the supervising staff member.
  7. Interns should dress appropriately in casual business dress.

For more information, contact Pam Coffman, Curator of Education at (386)-734-4371 or coffman@moartdeland.org.

Contact

Museum of Art - DeLand
600 N. Woodland Blvd.
(386)-734-4371

Museum of Art - DeLand Downtown
100 N. Woodland Blvd.
(386)-279-7534

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