Where the Past Is Present… Where the Arts Are Alive

Museum Education Intern

Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center

Internship Opportunity

Unpaid Internship

Museum Education Intern

Museum Education Intern will assist the Volunteer & Education Coordinator, Director of Education and Education Staff with reviewing and updating the pre and post material for three school tours. Responsibilities would also include conducting gallery and student tours as needed, contacting and working with teachers, scheduling tours, creating and distributing promotional materials to educators, and providing recommendations for reimagining the education space in the Town Hall/Market House.

Responsibilities Include:

· Reviewing and editing pre and post material for FAMCC school tours.

· Conducting gallery tours of the museum as needed

· Recommendation for children’s space

· Assisting Education staff in developing promotional material for educators

· Handle special education projects as assigned

Preferred Majors: Education, American History, Museum Studies, Museum Education, English, Historic Preservation, and Anthropology.

Ideal candidates Senior to Graduate level students with an interest in education and/or museum education who are highly organized, with strong communication, research and writing skills. Candidate must have knowledge of current museum and education practices. Candidate must be able to multi-task and be able to problem-solve independently and collaborate with others. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel programs. Work hours are flexible to accommodate class schedules. Experience in curriculum development preferred.

Please send a resume, cover letter, 2 recommendation letters to education@famcc.org.

Contact

Tramia Jackson
Director of Education & Public Programs
Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center
education@famcc.org