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Internships

The Walters Art Museum is pleased to offer opportunities for qualified undergraduate and graduate candidates to intern in various museum divisions throughout the year. Based on a system of supervised learning, the internships enable interns to understand how a museum operates and how to relate this experience to academic and professional goals. Credit can be arranged with your college/university.

Please email kmewshaw@thewalters.org to receive a copy of the application. Return the application with your resume, two references, and a 250-500 word essay explaining your career goals and interest in engaging students with art to kmewshaw@thewalters.org by August 1, 2015. Please indicate in the subject line of your application email that you are interested in either the Studio Teaching Internship or the Gallery Teaching Internship.

Teaching Internships - Fall 2015 to Spring 2016

Gallery Teaching Internship

The School Programs Department seeks undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in gaining practical teaching experience in a museum setting to lead interactive and interdisciplinary tours for K-12 students. Successful candidates are enthusiastic, motivated, resourceful, and dependable. They should have some knowledge or experience in teaching, museum education, art history and/or studio practices. Credit can be arranged with your college/university.

Training will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays for seven weeks throughout the fall and will cover learning theory, teaching techniques, and the Walters’ collection to provide interns with the skills to lead and potentially develop tours. Following training, interns will select one or two days per week to lead tours and must commit to the program from September to June.

Please email kmewshaw@thewalters.org to revive a copy of the application. Return the application with your resume, two references, and a 250-500 word essay explaining your career goals and interest in engaging students with art to kmewshaw@thewalters.org by August 1, 2015. Please indicate in the subject line of your application email that you are interested in the Gallery Teaching Internship.

Studio Teaching Internship

The School Programs Department seeks undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in gaining practical teaching experience in a museum setting to lead interactive and interdisciplinary studio art classes for K-12 students. Successful candidates are enthusiastic, motivated, resourceful, and dependable. They should have some knowledge or experience in teaching, museum education, art history and/or studio practices. Credit can be arranged with your college/university.

Orientation will be held in September and will cover information regarding studio organization, policies, and procedures.  Following training, interns will select one or two days per week to observe studios, resulting in the skills to lead and potentially develop studios. Interns must commit to the program from September to June.

Please email kmewshaw@thewalters.org to revive a copy of the application. Return the application with your resume, two references, and a 250-500 word essay explaining your career goals and interest in engaging students with art to kmewshaw@thewalters.org by August 15, 2015. Please indicate in the subject line of your application email that you are interested in the Studio Teaching Internship.

The Walters Art Museum is an equal opportunity, equal access employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Employment at the Walters is contingent on a favorable investigative background check. The museum is a drug and smoke free work workplace. The Walters Art Museum is an at will employer.