Under the supervision of a department head, the Access and Community
Programs intern will gain first-hand experience assisting with regular
departmental activities that range from research and special projects to
routine administrative and clerical tasks. The intern will complete a detailed
evaluation project to gather information about outcomes/benefits for program
participants in off-site community programs.
Intern projects will include:
Assist with educational programs on
and off-site for diverse audiences, realized in partnership with a wide range
of community-based organizations
Assist with community outreach and marketing, and
audience development efforts
Implement an evaluation of participants in
Whitney community programs downtown
The intern will have the opportunity to observe
and learn about the Whitney’s programming for diverse audiences. In addition, she/he will conduct an accessible
research/evaluation project with Whitney Community program participants who
have disabilities, gathering actionable feedback for programming in the new
building and present findings to other members of the Whitney education department.
The intern should be
organized and have strong oral and written communication skills. He/she should
also possess a positive attitude, a strong desire to learn, and an interest in
community-based arts education and museums. The intern should also be familiar
with computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.