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Internship Program

Intern at the Springville Museum of Art

Gain valuable job experience in a dynamic and beautiful setting! Internships are offered on a rotating basis by academic semester and open to professionally directed students and graduates.

Internship Sessions: Spring/Summer [May - Aug]  |  Fall [Sep - Dec]  |  Winter [Jan - Apr)
Interns are assigned to a specific department and may assist with the following:

• Curate & hang exhibitions
• Research artists & artwork
• Assist with collection inventory
• Maintain online collection gallery

• Assist with tour development
• Develop, maintain & evaluate programming
• Create didactic materials
• Write curriculum
• Curate education exhibitions

• Create & manage social media
• Assist with marketing & publicity for exhibitions & programming
• Design promotional materials
• Photograph/videograph events
• Write press releases

Internships offer great exposure to a wide variety of practical experiences in non-profit museum work, and are performed on a voluntary basis. Academic credit is available.


Internship applicants must be able to commit to at least one semester (12 weeks) of service, preferably longer, and serve a minimum of 6 hours per week in their area of specialty. Prior to the start of internships, all accepted interns will be required to attend a general orientation meeting and obtain a background check.
Applicants should fill out an online Intern Application AND submit the following materials to bdahlin@springville.org :

1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. Contact information for 3 professional/academic references
4. 1-2 page writing sample and/or design portfolio (if applicable)
                                               Spring/Summer           Fall                               Winter
Application Deadline            March 31                           August 3                     November 21
Intern Orientation                 April 27                         August 27                     January 6
Internship Begins                 May 2                           Early September           January 11
Internship Ends                    End of August               Early December            April 22
SMA Intern Application
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October 10, 2015
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