Career Services Internship Opportunities

Apprentice Museum Educator (AME Program)

Description: The Apprentice Museum Educator (AME) Program at the Rubin Museum of Art provides essential hands-on skills to university students preparing for future careers in arts or museum education. The unique exhibitions at the Rubin Museum of Art provide opportunities for Apprentices to learn and engage audiences through the interrelation of the art, geography, history, and culture of Himalayan Asia. Program participants will leave with an understanding of the inner workings of a museum education department, Himalayan art and culture, and necessary public interrelation and education skills that will prepare them for the future. Apprentices are prepared to utilize inquiry-based teaching strategies and receive weekly education on content and pedagogy. Apprentice duties include giving tours to incoming school groups, leading offsite pre-visit lessons at schools, assisting with art-making workshops for incoming school groups, and assisting with teen programs. Apprentices work closely with the Assistant Manager of Youth Development and receive mentor-ship by staff in the Education Department.

Salary Monthly Stipend
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location New York, NY
Degree Wanted None Req.
Major Wanted Any
Special Skills & Requirements To participate, students must: · Be enrolled in an undergraduate program in a New York City College or University (Education majors or strong interest in a future career in art or education encouraged) · Be able to provide services for two consecutive sem
Company Name Rubin Museum of Art
Contact: Pauline Noyes
Address: 150 West 17th Street, NYC, NY 10011
Email: pnoyes@rmanyc.org
Phone: 212-620-5000 X337
Website: http://www.rmanyc.org
About the Company: Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) is home to a comprehensive collection of art from the Himalayas and surrounding regions. Through changing exhibitions and an array of engaging public programs, RMA offers opportunities to explore the artistic legacy of the Himalayan region and to appreciate its place in the context of world cultures. RMA’s collection consists of paintings, sculptures, and textiles. Although works of art range in date over two millennia, most reflect major periods and schools of Himalayan art from the 12th century onward. The exhibitions are organized with particular care to assist viewers who are new to Himalayan art. Wall texts and interpretive panels supply aesthetic, social, and historical perspectives to both scholars and casual viewers. For more information, please visit: www.rmanyc.org
How To Apply: Applications can be found on website.