Public Programs Intern The Public Programs Intern will play a large role in the project management aspects of the museum’s annual Caribbean Festival Celebration. They will also help to develop programs for this event, which attracts an average of over 2,000 visitors.
BCM’s cultural celebrations require weeks of lesson-planning, and the intern will not only research organizations that could partner with the museum for the celebration, but will also do community outreach to the Caribbean population of Brooklyn. They will also prepare the space, materials, and insure that logistics (visitor-surveying, assigning volunteers, tending to performers, etc.) are taken care of.
Qualifications The Public Programs Intern should possess strong writing, research, and critical-thinking skills. The ideal candidate is resourceful and creative, self-directed, and responds well to constructive feedback. The intern should also have an interest in environments that foster learning for family audiences and focus on the artistic and educational development of young children.