Public Programs Intern This position is designed to build creativity throughout the public programs department at an internationally recognized art museum. It will primarily focus on providing support for our public programs, including scholarly and critical symposia, panels, films, talks, and culturally relevant community based activities. The Public Programs intern will help invigorate the department with new ideas, support specific strategic initiatives, expand networks into newly targeted communities, research potential new partnerships, and advance institutional thought.
Projects include: - Researching possible program participants, ideas and formats for upcoming exhibitions - Develop multiple Public Programs research packets for upcoming special exhibitions - Attending public programs at other cultural institutions to create a research packet of the cultural landscape of New York - Writing public programs event recap for our internal communications server, Yammer - Read local news outlets and report on relevant information weekly - Create master artist and partner database - Assist in expanding Brooklyn Museum's audience through research, programming, marketing and logistical support - Taking meeting notes and circulating minutes
Qualifications: - Self starter that works well both independently and in a team - Highly organized and motivated to engage with new and diverse audiences - Detail oriented with strong writing, interpersonal, email and time management skills - Comfort with meeting deadlines and juggling multiple projects - Passion for social justice and building community, as well as the mission and values of the Brooklyn Museum - Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint proficient - Laptop computer (intern station is mobile)