The Mint Museum’s Internship Program is an opportunity for area college students to gain valuable career insight into the workings of a museum. Internships are available at both museum locations and in specific departments (more information on the right). Internships are available during the summer and open to any undergraduate or graduate student. *Interns whose position requires direct contact with children will be asked to complete a background check.
Accounting & Finance interns assist staff with a variety of accounting and financial tasks, such as: data entry, filing, budgets and budget reports, account reconciliations and various analytical review.
Advancement interns assist staff with a variety of tasks including: database entry, filing, assisting with the planning and implementation of fundraising events at the museum, conducting research on various topics including audience development, and donor profiles.
The Mint Museum Archives offers interns the chance to gain practical work experience in an environment that is meaningful, educational and fulfilling. Archives interns assist with collection acquisitions, accessioning, arrangement, description, digitization and outreach. Special projects can be accomodated on a case-by-case basis.
This internship will provide a broad range of practical registration and collections management experiences for participants considering a career in art history or museum collections. Interns may be actively involved in inventory, preventive conservation, copyright, photography, maintaining accession files, object numbering, conducting research on collection objects, database work, or other collections management duties. The candidate should have strong organizational skills, ability to work independently, and an acute attention to detail.
The Communications & Marketing intern will assist the Communications team with key projects including helping to produce Mint Museum publications, copy-edit marketing materials, generate content for Inspired magazine, and identify marketing opportunities for the museum. The ideal candidate will have a background in writing, copy-editing, public relations or marketing.
Desired qualifications include:
This internship will report directly to the Digital Media Manager and will focus on building a strong skill set in both content strategy and web management using analytic software, website content management system, and search engine optimization strategies.
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The Facilities intern assists in auditing existing conditions and special projects relating to buildings & grounds. The level of responsibility extended to the intern is based on individual skill levels. Those interested in an internship in this department must submit an application online and contact: Cindy Clayton, Facilities Director at 704.337.2064 or email.
The Graphic Design intern assists in the development and production of publications and exhibition graphics. The level of responsibility extended to the intern is based on individual skill levels. Those interested in an internship in this department must submit an application online.
The Information Technology intern assists in auditing existing conditions, technology asset management and special projects relating to Information Technology. The level of responsibility extended to the intern is based on individual skill levels. Those interested in an internship in this department must submit an application online and contact: Cindy Clayton, Facilities & Information Technology Director at 704.337.2064 or email.
Learning & Engagement interns assist Mint teachers with art class setup and clean up. Individuals also help maintain databases, conduct research on exhibitions and artists, and assist in the Lewis Family Gallery.
Undergraduate and graduate-level library internship opportunities are available. Intern projects may include introductory or advanced cataloging, creation of marketing materials, social media, digitization efforts, and the creation of web pages for the library’s online resource, Mintwiki . Internships for academic credit may be tailored to specific academic project goals.
This internship will report directly to the Digital Media Manager and will focus on building a strong skill set in mass communications through campaigns on social media channels and analytics. In addition, this internship will also build the student's skillset in both photography and video using the latest version of Adobe Creative Software to build an archival image/video database for the museum’s programming efforts.
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