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Internship Program

Practical Museum Experience

Working Behind the Scenes

Event and Exhibition Planning
Intern at the SMA  
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)
A sampling of potential Intern responsibilities:
Curatorial Education Communications
• Curate & hang exhibitions • Assist with tour development • Create & manage Social Media
• Research artists & artwork • Develop, maintain & evaluate
• Assist with marketing & publicity
   for exhibitions & programming
• Create didactic materials • Write curriculum • Design promotional materials
• Assist with collection inventory • Curate education exhibitions • Photograph/videograph events
• Maintain online collection gallery • Assist with event management • Assist with event management
• Assist with event management    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 submit the following materials to info@smofa.org:
1. Intern application.
2. Cover Letter.
3. Resume.
4. Contact information for 3professional/academic references.
5. 1-2 page writing sample and/or design portfolio (if applicable).
6. All potential volunteers must also obtain a background check through the Springville City Administration Office before resumes will be processed. The City Office is located on the 2nd floor at 110 South Main Street, (801) 489-2700.             
  Spring/Summer Fall   Winter  
Application Deadline April 5 July 31
November 21
Intern Orientation April 30 August 20
January 9
Internship Begins May 1  Late August
Mid January
Internship Ends End of August
Beginning of December Mid April

SMA Intern Application
Contact us for more information
July 23, 2014
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