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Ogden Internships

Job Title: Education Intern

Description
The intern will work closely with Education Coordinator and Outreach Coordinator to assist with the planning and organizing of activities coordinated by the Education Department such as docent led tours, summer camps the Summer Teen Docent Program and the Family Fair. Additional duties may include research for special projects and assisting other areas of the museum as requested.

 

The intern will also be expected to perform general departmental duties, such as preparation of program packets, creating educational materials, correspondence, educational blog upkeep and scheduling. Candidates must have excellent organizational and basic computer skills and should be comfortable interacting with the public.

 

The intern is expected to treat the museum staff, artists, members, and patrons with respect; conduct themselves appropriately and professionally and uphold the values and mission of the Ogden by acting as a representative of the museum.

 

Please note that OMSA internship positions are unpaid.

 

Qualifications

         Interest in the arts, education, working with children and teenagers and experience working in an educational setting helpful

         Strong interpersonal skills required

         Strong writing and research skills

         This internship is open to applicants who have completed at least one year of college

         Applicants with a major in Art History, Art Education, Fine/Studio Art or Museum Studies are preferred

 

Time Requirements

Preferably, interns should be available to work from Wednesday May 29, 2013 - Friday August 2, 2013; approximately 20-30 hours per week for 10 weeks.

Application Procedures
The following items are to be included with the application.Incomplete applications will not be considered.

         Downloadable application

         A resume or curriculum vitae with phone and email contacts listed

         At least one letter of recommendation (should be from Department Chair or Academic Advisor if possible)

 

All documents, letters of recommendation, and inquiries should be forwarded to:
Ellen Balkin, Education Coordinator
Ogden Museum of Southern Art

925 Camp Street

New Orleans, LA 70130

ebalkin@ogdenmuseum.org

 

Selection
The Education Department will review all applications. Candidates for interviews will be notified by e-mail. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
The summer 2012 will be accepted beginning in January 2013. The final application deadline isApril 1, 2013

Job Title: Summer Teenage Docent

Description

An Ogden Museum Summer Teenage Docent will train to lead tours of the museum, serve as counselors for Ogden Museum summer camps and will participate in an outreach program aimed at bringing art to children who are not able to physically visit the museum. This program also aims to broaden the docentsí experience and knowledge through workshops and encounters with artists so that they may confidently and enthusiastically teach and interact with younger children. The Ogden sees this program as a tool to enhance knowledge, build critical leadership skills and allow docents to be role models.

All interns are expected to treat the museum staff, artists, members, and patrons with respect; conduct themselves appropriately and professionally and uphold the values and mission of the Ogden by acting as a representative of the museum.

Please note that an Ogden Museum Summer Docent will receive a stipend at the end of the program.



Qualifications

The applicant must be an Orleans or Jefferson Parish public school student

Have an interest in the arts, education, and/or working with children

Time Requirements

Interns must be available to work from May 29, 2013 - Friday August 2, 2013; Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Application Procedures

The following items are to be included with the application.

         Downloadable application - Application PDF


Please mail or email completed applications to:
Ellen Balkin, Education Coordinator
Ogden Museum of Southern Art

925 Camp Street

New Orleans, LA 70130

ebalkin@ogdenmuseum.org

 

Selection

The Education Department will review all applications. Candidates for interviews will be notified by e-mail. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
The summer 2012 will be accepted beginning in January 2013. The final application deadline is April 15, 2013.