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EMPLOYMENT, VOLUNTEER & INTERSHIPS

Employment Opportunities

There are currently no open positions.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with The Frost Art Museum
The Frost Art Museum is looking for individuals with an interest in art and a desire to learn, to become museum ambassadors, or docents. As a docent, you will guide visitors towards a personal connection with works of art creating an interactive environment. Your engagement with the community, students and each other will enhance your understanding of art, the world and its diverse cultures.

Application Documents:
1. Docent Volunteer Application
2. FIU form A
3. FIU form B

4. FIU form C

Time Log Sheet

Museum Volunteer Application

If you are interested please contact 305.348.2890.

Internship Opportunities

Internships at the Frost

The Frost Art Museum is always looking for interns! The museum has internships available for students and non-students. If interested in an internship for schoolcredit: visit the Art + Art History Department's website to view scheduled internship classes that begin each semester.

 

Education Intern
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
Education department
3 positions available

The Education Intern will work closely with the Curator of Education in the day to day activities of the department.  The intern will learn concepts of educational theory and understand Florida standards, learn the technical skills required to produce educational materials for the public, sharpen their public speaking and interpersonal skills, improve their research skills, and learn how to organize family events. Interns can also choose to train as gallery guides and will be required to attend training sessions on Mondays from 10:30am to noon.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in setup for gallery guide trainings
  • Assist with monitoring and maintaining the Kenan-Flagler Family Discovery Gallery during museum hours
  • Conduct surveys from visitors during events
  • Perform data entry and other clerical tasks
  • Perform research on exhibitions and artists
  • Create art activities for family events
  • Assist in creating PowerPoints and other materials for trainings
  • Organize art materials and supplies

Educational Background:
Junior or Senior pursuing an Art /Art History/Art Education degree preferred.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, must be comfortable with public speaking
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Familiar with using tablets and other mobile technology
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must have a professional demeanor and an excellent work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task to meet shifting demands
  • Interest in the arts, education and working with diverse audiences

Departmental Preferences:

  • Bilingual (i.e. Spanish, Creole, French, Italian and Portuguese)
  • Knowledge of Adobe programs (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) a plus

Compensation:
This is an unpaid internship. Academic credit can be arranged.

Schedule:
Minimum of 8 months (2 semesters). Flexible schedule of 10-20 hours per week. Available to assist during museum events on weeknights and some weekends.

How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to famjobs@fiu.edu with the subject line: Education Intern to ensure your application is reviewed.

Museum Studies Internships

The Museum Studies Certificate Program at FIU requires students to complete an internship in a museum. The internship is intended to provide the student with practical experience in museum work and to learn to function as a professional within an institutional framework. The intern is expected to complete a project or a specified portion of a major project during the internship. A three hour internship requires 10 hours of work per week during one full academic term; 20 hours of work per week during a similar period of time are required for six credits. Summer term internships span the two summer sessions. Students must register for the internship course in order to receive credits. The Frost Art Museum offers internships for FIU Museum Studies Certificate Program in Registration and Curatorial departments.  Please send cover letter and resume to:

Annette B. Fromm
Museum Studies Coordinator
fromma@fiu.edu
305.348.6086

Patricia Van Dalen

I am a contemporary visual artist looking for an art and/or graphic design student to work part time during spring and summer in the Miami-Dade area. An ideal candidate will have an overall interest in art and artistic production. During this internship, you will be exposed to the complex and challenging process of taking innovative ideas and concepts into artistic, academic and public spaces.


You will be supporting me in the following activities:
Handling visual material with graphic editing programs
Website redesign
Handling and maintaining the photo archive
Assisting in the production of art works
Assisting in the preparation of presentations
Responsible of art materials and supplies


Qualifications:
Proficient in photoshop and illustrator
Bilingual: English and Spanish
Good communication skills
Ability to work well in a team
Exhibit a strong attention to detail, great attitude, responsibility, and work ethic
Must be able to work at least 10 hours per week
Have your own Apple laptop
Must have reliable car and auto insurance
Please submit a resume outlining your areas of interest, and a portfolio of your work to the email bellow. This is a paid internship ($8 per hour).
info@patriciavandalen.com

Summer Internships at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

These programs are centrally funded paid internships. When students apply they can be placed in any of the Smithsonian units www.si.edu

For more information on other internship opportunities visit http://americanhistory.si.edu/getinvolved/internship

Gary Nader Latin American Art Museum

Renowned art collector Gary Nader announces his intent to build a world class Latin American Art Museum. They are looking for 6 interns to work for the museum. For more information email: info@LatinAmericanArtMuseum.us

Locust Projects Internships

DURATION: 3-4 months
HOURS: 10 hour per week commitment
*with the potential to contribute more time for special events

This internship is available to individuals who seek an in-depth learning experience towards the exhibitions, events, and development activities of a celebrated non-profit contemporary art organization. Interns work directly with Locust Projects staff and contribute to the contemporary art community in Miami. Internships are unpaid. The best candidates will be undergraduates or recent college graduates, though high school internships are also available. The focus of the internship is in one of three areas:

  • PROGRAMMING: Work directly on our experimental exhibitions, lectures, special events, and with our artists. This is the content of the organization.
  • DEVELOPMENT: Learn about the important strategies for fundraising and growth for a non-profit organization.
  • COMMUNICATIONS: Lean valuable PR and marketing skills required for any organization as you support our press, community contacts, and public image.
  • NEW MEDIA: Work directly on our digital media content via graphic design, video and audio related projects. Skills in Photoshop, Illustrator and HTML are highly desirable.

High School Internships:

DURATION: 2-3 months
HOURS: 5 hour per week commitment
Focus on contributing to special events and projects.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:
Please email to: info@locustprojets.org with INTERNSHIP as subject

  • CV
  • A cover letter describing which internship you are applying for, your area of interest, understanding of Locust Projects’ mission & any relevant experience with contemporary art.
  • Two references (email address and phone number.)

APPLICATION DEADLINES
SPRING:
Application Due 15th December. Duration: January – April.
SUMMER:
Application Due April 15th. Duration: May - August.
FALL/WINTER:
Application Due August 15th. September – December.

Anubis Appraisal & Estate Services, Inc.

Anubis Appraisal is looking for interns interested in appraisal studies. For more information contact Tara Ana Finley:

t: 305-446-1820 f: 305-648-1939 e: tarafinley@gmail.com or tarafinley@anubisappraisal.com

David Castillo Gallery

David Castillo Gallery is currently seeking qualified and enthusiastic
candidates for its internship program.

The objective of the internship program is to offer practical gallery
experience to individuals interested in pursuing a career in the arts.

Interns will gain a general knowledge and broad understanding of the daily operations of a contemporary art gallery.

Duties include (but are not limited to): generating professional
correspondence, inventory registration, running errands for the gallery,
assistance with archiving and administration duties, image editing &
printing, answering phones, filing, and scheduling travel. Some evening events required.

Interns must commit to a minimum of one day per week, 10:30 am -
5 pm, and be available to work during the evening of the Second Saturday of every month when the gallery holds its receptions.

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.


Interested individuals may submit their resume with a cover letter via
e-mail to:
Diana Ruiz, Gallery Manager
diana@davidcatillogallery.com

 

 

 
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