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Internships - Summer 2014

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.

All candidates will submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and two letters of academic reference to internships@thewalters.org by April 15th, 2014. Please indicate your first and second choice of internship in your cover letter. 

Family Programs Intern

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In addition to the above mentioned materials, please also submit a writing sample for this internship.

Family Programs Marketing & Social Media Intern

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Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Communications, Marketing, Museum Studies, Public Relations, Art Education

Finance Office Intern

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Library and Archives Intern

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School Programs Intern

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Teaching Internships - Fall 2014 through Spring 2015

To be considered for a teaching internship at the Walters Art Museum, please email schoolprograms@thewalters.org for an application. Applications due April15th, 2014. Credit can be arranged with your college/university.

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. Training takes place on Wednesdays from 1-5 p.m. from September 10 to October 15 and covers learning theory, teaching techniques, and the Walters’ collection to provide interns with the skills to develop and lead 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. 

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. Interns will select one or two days per week to lead studios and must commit to the program from September to June.