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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:CuratorialEducationCommunications• Curate & hang exhibitions• Assist with tour development• Create & manage Social Media• Research artists & artwork• Develop, maintain & evaluate
   programming• 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 Jweiss@springville.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                           August 15                     November 21
Intern Orientation                 April 30                         August 27                     January 9
Internship Begins                 May 1                           Early September           Mid January
Internship Ends                    End of August               Early December            Mid April

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August 31, 2014
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