Museum of the Moving Image offers full-time, paid summer internships. Under the supervision of department heads, interns have the opportunity to learn about the full range of Museum operations and to work on projects related to the fall 2010 opening of the Museum’s renovated and expanded facility. Undergraduates entering their senior year in fall 2010, college graduates, and graduate students are eligible to apply.
Collection: Interns will assist in researching and cataloging objects to be made accessible online, and participate in the Museum’s open-source, web-based collection management software project.
Development and Special Events: Interns will work with the Museum’s Director on preparations for gala events related to the opening of the expanded facility, and provide support for the Museum’s fundraising efforts.
Digital Imaging/Photography: Interns will assist with the digital photography and scanning of Museum artifacts and the correction and editing of images.
Digital Media: Interns will provide support for updates to interactive exhibits within the core exhibition Behind the Screen, and assist with the implementation of a new design for the Museum’s website.
Film: Interns will work on the planning of film programs. Interns will also assist with content research for the website Moving Image Source, and with the preparation of editorial content for various program and exhibition related projects.
To apply, please submit the following:
1. A cover letter and resume
2. A 300-word statement describing your interest in interning with one of the departments listed above and your reasons for selecting that department
3. A 50-word statement indicating your second-choice department and your reasons for selecting that department
4. One letter of recommendation from a current or past professor
Applications must be received no later than 9 April.
Finalists will be interviewed in person or by phone. Successful applicants will be notified no later than 7 May.
Mail applications to: Internships, Museum of the Moving Image, 35 Avenue at 36 Street Astoria, NY 11106
E-mail applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Use the PDF format for the required documents.