The ICA invites full-time rising college juniors and seniors to apply for this paid, nine-week internship within the Education Department through the Studio Institute Arts Intern program. This internship is planned to take place virtually.
The Education Intern will work closely with ICA education staff on the research, implementation, and evaluation of programs for a range of learners, with a specific focus on youth audiences (K-12). Throughout the summer, the Education Intern will assist with live virtual programming including art-making workshops for family and middle school-aged audiences; Teen Arts Council meetings; teen new media classes; Teen Night; and, Virtual Visits with community partners serving youth audiences. The Education Intern will also collaborate with family programs staff on the development of asynchronous Art Lab from Home activities tied to ICA exhibitions and collection artworks. In addition to assistance with these ongoing programs and initiatives, the Education Intern’s primary project will be the research and development of an educator discussion guide for the ICA’s fall and winter exhibitions, including Deana Lawson, the 2021 James and Audrey Foster Prize, and Raúl de Nieves.
Skills: The Education Intern should be studying studio art or art history (knowledge of contemporary art a plus), with a demonstrated interest in working with youth. Applicants should possess strong communication, research, and organizational skills and be able to work both independently and in group settings. As this is a fully remote internship, access to a computer and reliable internet access are required; interns must provide own equipment and internet access. Spanish language fluency is a plus.
This position pays $15/hr, 28 hours a week for 9 weeks. In addition, you will receive a $500 stipend for completing the Arts Intern component of the program. Interested applicants should review application details and apply via www.artsintern.org/ica-education-intern.
The ICA is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment. Qualified candidates from groups historically underrepresented in the museum professions are strongly encouraged to apply. The ICA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to being an inclusive workplace as well as increasing diversity in our workforce. We are an EOE/AA employer dedicated to fair and inclusive employment practices for all individuals.