Thursday, July 10, 2014

Museum Education Internship at LUMA

Passionate about education? Love museums? Then consider interning as a Museum Education Intern at LUMA, the Loyola University Museum of Art, in the Fall Semester 2014. The internship will provide the student with an introduction to standard museum practices, and provide meaningful hands-on experiences. By the end of the term, the intern will be familiar with how an education department in a university art museum operates. LUMA is a small institution where interns are able to contribute to museum activities in significant ways.

Job Description: The intern assists the Curator of Education at docent training sessions, and prepares and delivers occasional presentations. The intern helps to develop educational programming for exhibitions, and interacts with visitors through educational activities and tours. S/he also edits museum publications, books group tours, keeps docent documents and statistics up-to-date, plans monthly docent schedules, and performs a wide variety of administrative tasks. The education intern must be able to work independently, and have strong attention to detail. An important aspect of the internship is working in a team environment with LUMA junior and senior staff, museum docents, other interns, and gallery managers. Education intern must sit on the Student Advisory Committee.

Job Function: Administrative/Support Services, Editing/Writing, Research, Public Speaking

Qualifications: Junior or senior undergraduate or graduate student, majoring in art history, English, history, anthropology, theology, or education. Must be flexible, reliable, and organized, and have a knowledge of MS Office.

Hours per week/days/times: 15 hours/week. Must be able to work all day on some Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Additional Documents: Resume, writing sample, and two recommendations from professors

For more information: email Ann Meehan, Curator of Education (

To apply, go to:

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