Education Intern

Submitted by ELMART on Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:55pm

Part-time intern position for the Winter/Spring term 
12-16 hours per week depending on the schedule

Elmhurst Art Museum is seeking a highly motivated Education Intern to work closely with the Director of Education and education staff. The ideal candidate would work two days per week.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with researching ideas for future public and educational programming based on upcoming exhibitions
  • Facilitate the execution of new and exciting programs and other initiatives
  • Help monitor registration for all classes, camps, and special programs
  • Draft outreach letters to local educators and community leaders
  • Assist our staff members with guided exhibition tours
  • Research potential collaborators
  • Take initiative to take on new projects for the museum based on intern’s interest
  • Assist with preparation of museum education internal reports and maintains general reporting records
  • Perform other duties as necessary

This is an unpaid internship for a non-profit arts organization. College credit can be arranged for undergraduate or graduate students. 12-16 hours per week depending on the schedule.

Elmhurst Art Museum is located at 150 Cottage Hill Avenue in Elmhurst (IL), 25 minutes from downtown Chicago by car or public transportation (Metra). The Museum is both an international destination for Mies van der Rohe scholars and fans and a regional center where people from Chicago and the western suburbs learn to see and think differently through the study of the art, architecture, and design of our time. Please see for more details about the institution and upcoming programs. 

Skills & Qualifications: 

Skills & Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or graduate students studying in Art, Art History, Art Education, Museum Studies or related field
  • Excellent organizational skills and strict attention to detail required
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Previous experience in the arts is a plus
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening, weekend and holiday assignments
To Apply: 

If interested, please send your CV and cover letter to by December 14, 2018. Please reference the position title/department in the subject line.  

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Joseph Director of Education and Grants Administrator
Contact Phone Number: 
Education Intern | Chicago Artists Resource


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