Studio Institute

Education Programs Intern

El Museo del Barrio -- Education Programs Intern

Please see instructions on how to apply at the bottom of this page.

El Museo offers a variety of resources that allow K-12 and adult program educators to link classroom curricula and learning standards with themes and concepts from El Museo’s exhibitions and cultural programs. The Education Programs Intern will be working on redesigning educator resources for our gallery exhibitions, Around the Block program and Dia de los Muertos program. These are annual programs that focus on both the cultural traditions of Latin American communities and that of the museum’s surrounding neighborhood. These guides include research materials, lesson plans, and worksheets or templates for teachers to use in the classroom with their students. In order to develop, write, and edit these resources, the intern will work with the Education and Curatorial departments to create engaging resources that support classroom curriculum. This project directly responds to the needs of teachers in our community and provides an opportunity for the student to design materials that help strengthen the links between El Museo and the schools we serve.

Skills: The Education Programs Intern will need to have excellent research and writing skills and an interest in curriculum design. They should have a knowledge of or willingness to learn about Common Core. The Intern also needs to have knowledge in Adobe design programs.

Projects Include:
- Building and designing curricula to be used in El Museo community programs
- Work with the Education and Curatorial departments to create resources for students to use in classrooms at El Museo
- Create impactful materials that engage El Museo del Barrio with the surrounding community, bridging art and education

This position pays $13/hr, 28 hours a week for 9 weeks. In addition, you will receive a $500 stipend for completing the Arts Intern component of the program. Visit the Program Details page for more information.  


BEFORE APPLYING, VERIFY YOU:
1) Will be enrolled as a full time undergraduate student as of the Fall 2018 semester. You must be a rising Junior or Senior.
2)
Attend college in New York City, or live in New York City. 
3) Have an Expected Family Contribution of less than $5000. This number is on your FAFSA form, to see what it looks like -- click here. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

1) To apply to a position, please click here and fill out the eligibility application form. Note: you must make note of which position you're applying to in the application. 
2) Once your eligibility application is reviewed and approved, Studio Institute will send you an email confirming your eligibility for the program. 
3) You will forward this confirmation email, along with your CV, cover letter, transcript, and recommendations to the email at the bottom of each position description with the subject "Arts Intern 2018 Approved Application"

Once you've received confirmation of eligibility, email your application to Rosario Calatayud Serna at rserna@elmuseo.org.