Studio Institute

Documentation and Graphics Intern

Providence Children's Museum -- Documentation and Graphics Intern

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

Providence Children’s Museum is seeking one Documentation & Graphics Intern to work on the Museum’s Communications team documenting events and stories related to the Museum’s new Creativity Initiative. The Creativity Initiative is a 3-year collaboration with local artists, makers, and creatives to build immersive exhibits, deliver maker-based programming and provide opportunities for the community to engage with creative people and experiences. Our first immersive installation will be opening in late June 2019 along with complementing programs, and this provides the intern with a perfect opportunity to capture the beginning of this exciting chapter for the Museum.

Working on the Communications team with our Associate Director, Communications Coordinator, and Graphic Designer will be an excellent way for the intern to learn how an organization, and a non-profit specifically, communicates its brand, overall story, various happenings and events. During this exciting time at the Museum, the intern will work with the Communications team to develop authentic strategies and plans that will be used throughout the 3-year project and beyond. The Documentation and Graphics Intern will spend a substantial amount of time in the Museum exhibit and program spaces capturing Creativity Initiative events, programs, and experiences through photos, short video clips, and collecting stories from visitors. With the help of the Communications team, the Intern will use this content to contribute to social media posts, the Museum’s website, publications, press releases and PR outlets.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word; Prior experience/education in Communications, Graphic Design, Photography, 
Videography or a related field; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Passion for storytelling; Interest in non-profit and community engagement; Customer service; Comfortable interacting with visitors of all ages, adults and children; Ability to work independently and efficiently; Analytical, resourceful, reliable, and thorough; Website, HTML, Illustrator, Photoshop, Word Press and/or video editing a plus; Spanish, American Sign Language, or conversational in a language other than English a plus.

Projects Include:
- Gain meaningful experience branding and running communications for a non-profit entity
- Work with the Communications team to develop brand strategies and plans that will be used for years to come
- Document stories relating to the new 3-year Creativity Initiative at the Children’s Museum

This position pays $15/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.  

1) Will be enrolled as a full time undergraduate student as of the Fall 2019 semester. You must be a rising Junior or Senior.
2) Attend college or live within a 35 mile radius of Providence.

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. 


1) To apply to a position, please click here and fill out the eligibility application form
2) Once your eligibility application is reviewed and approved, Studio Institute will send you an email confirming your eligibility for the program. Note: once you're verified as eligible for Arts Intern, you can apply to as many positions as you'd like. You do not have to submit the eligibility application more than once. 
3) You will forward this confirmation email, along with your CV, cover letter, and transcript to the email below these instructions with the subject "Arts Intern 2019 Approved Application".

Once you've received confirmation of eligibility, email your application to Kathleen Lester at