MOPA Internships - Winter 2014

Educational Digital Media Intern

Starts Winter 2014

This intern works in the Education department on digital media projects for the Museum’s galleries and website. The intern will assist in the production of audio and video content, editing, and gain valuable experience in the development of interactive interfaces for exhibition and museum education content. The ideal candidate will have video production experience, as well as a basic familiarity with Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio, and Photoshop.


Museum Operations Intern

Starts Winter 2014

This intern works in the Operations Department to assist in the maintenance of the museum’s physical infrastructure. The intern assists the Operations Manager in planning, implementation, and upkeep of the systems (lighting, HVAC, electrical, audio-visual) and facilities that compose the museum’s day-to-day operations, including preparation for art installation. The job has some physical demands, including occasionally lifting of lightweight materials (under 20 pounds). The internship provides valuable experience for those interested in museum operations and facilities management.


Major Gifts Intern

Starts Winter 2014

This intern works in the Development Department, providing assistance to the Major Gifts Officer in their work with current and prospective high-level donors to the Museum.  The intern will gain experience in donor analysis, identification of new donor leads, conducting research to qualify potential giving; and design of cultivation activities to attract major gift prospects.  Administrative experience includes database maintenance; data input and pipeline reporting. Other projects as assigned may include conducting mailings, and other related administrative tasks.

This position offers an entry-level introduction into the daily operations of a Development Department, offering valuable hands-on experience in the recruitment and stewardship of major donations in a Museum environment and related fundraising activities.

The ideal candidate will possess strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently, as well as a desire to gain fundraising experience in a museum environment.

To continue with the application process, please proceed to the internship application.