& Educator Programs and Family Programs Intern
The intern will complete a visitor study
project on Kindergarten through twelfth-grade (K-12) students who have
participated in various school programs offered by the Whitney Museum. Through
analysis and comparison of multi-year school group data, the intern will
identify patterns and trends related, but not limited, to age of students and
types of schools. The intern will also consider how these patterns and trends
might correlate to exhibitions on view at the Museum and curriculum taught in
the classroom. At the end of the internship, the intern will submit a visitor
study report and a proposal for future schools outreach efforts.
Additionally, the intern will help prepare for
and attend Summer Institute: Connecting Collections, a week-long teacher
institute which is a collaboration between the Whitney, the Metropolitan
Museum, the Guggenheim, and MoMA.
He/she will also help to prepare for Family
Programs related to the Jeff Koons exhibition, including Sketching Tours, the
Family Opening, and Family Day. He/she will administer a visitor survey at the
Family Opening, and will tabulate and present the results.
The intern should have
good organizational and communication skills, as well as strong research and
writing skills. He/she should also
possess a positive attitude and a strong desire to learn. The intern should
also be familiar with computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and