Skip to main content

View Calendar

S M T W T F S
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
 
 
 

Summer Internships

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, will be offering five paid internships for ten weeks from June 2 – August 8, 2014 (the theater internships run June 9 – August 2).  The Ringling is the State Art Museum of Florida and a part of Florida State University.  It consists of art and circus museums, as well as a historic mansion and theater, all on a 66-acre site overlooking Sarasota Bay.

Summer internships combine practical, hands-on experience working on a project for a specific department with exposure to all aspects of the Ringling’s operation.

Deadline for application is March 3, 2014.

Application for Summer Internship 2014

Position: Collections Management Intern

Department: Collections Management

Responsibilities: Upload, catalogue and archive digital images on TMS, the museum’s collections management database; assist with the development of image management solutions; assist with other projects as needed.

Qualifications: Graduate student with a museum studies, art history, history or library science background.

Position: Curatorial Intern (Asian Art)

Department: Curatorial (Asian Art)

Responsibilities: Participate in a research project exploring John Ringling’s collections of ancient and Asian art; assist with research on other Asian art collections at the museum.

Qualifications: Graduate student in art history, with an interest in the history of collecting and/or visual culture; excellent research and writing skills.

Position: Education Intern

Department: Education

Responsibilities: Assist in the development of scholastic and family programs; help to facilitate the Ringling’s summer circus program; contribute to docent training and evaluation.

Qualifications: Graduate student with strong research and communication skills; good working knowledge of art history; K-12 classroom or other experience with children.

Position: Library Intern

Department: Library

Responsibilities: Participate in research on the Ringling’s first director, Arthur Everett "Chick" Austin, and his book collection; assist in the preparation of a public program on Austin’s book collection; assist with other public programs; assist with reference and digitization.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree in art history or related field; current enrollment in an ALA-accredited MLS program with an interest in special and/or research libraries.

Position: Visitor Services Intern

Department: Visitor Services

Responsibilities: Assist with frontline operations and house management for the Ringling’s summer circus program; develop and conduct visitor surveys; help in identifying target areas for customer service training.

Qualifications: Candidates should have recently completed a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management. Enrollment in a related Master’s Degree program is preferred.

Position: Theater Intern (June 9 –August 2)

Department: Historic Asolo Theater

Responsibilities: The intern will be working the Historic Asolo’s summer circus production. Duties will include pre-load-in preparation, load-in, and technical/dress rehearsals; working with performers once the show is in performance; running the show.

Qualifications: recent degree in theater and a minimum of two years technical theater experience.

 

Summer Internship Application

close