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Special Internships

The Museum Internship Program periodically offers opportunities in addition to the academic year and summer internships. These internships may be for an extended period of time and are focused on a specific project.

We are currently accepting applications for the following Special Term Internships:
Special Project in the Registrar's Office (Spring 2016)
Special Project in the AK Innovation Lab (Spring 2016)

Special Project in the Registrar’s Office (Spring 2016)

Intern will help Assistant Registrar in full inventory and organization of media equipment collection. Intern will gain knowledge of current museum standards of registration numbering, database organization and upkeep, and proper storage/housing of equipment. Some minor research may be required.

Necessary skills:

  • Previous experience with data-entry
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Access
  • Excellent research skills

Necessary qualifications:

  • Working towards B.A. or M.A. in Art History, Museum Studies, Media Studies, or related field
  • Ability to work one full day per week (ideally Fridays)

Special Project with the AK Innovation Lab (Spring 2016)

The AK Innovation Lab serves as a catalyst for creativity and innovation that develops new and dynamic approaches to pressing issues in museums and contemporary society. The Lab strives to define new models for museums in the twenty-first century as productive and engaged creative hubs at the center of social and civic vitality.

The AK Innovation Lab intern will research across a diverse array of disciplines. Intern will gain knowledge of the AK’s Innovation Lab, research a variety of topics in regards to visual literacy, and be involved in project meetings.

Necessary skills:

  • Excellent research skills
  • Access to JSTOR or other journal search engine
  • Ability to work independently

Necessary qualifications:

  • Working towards a degree in the social or hard sciences