Upcoming internship deadline

Art museum internship deadline is approaching…

The deadline for the Cushwa College Internship at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown, MD is fast approaching. The WCMFA must have received all materials from applicants by Friday, April 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM. The internship provides an in-depth behind-the-scenes art museum learning experience, with potential work in curatorial and educational activities. The intern will receive a $1,000 stipend.

The Jean Cushwa College Internship at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is offered to one qualified college student who is majoring in Fine Art, Art History, Art Education, Museum Studies, or a similar field of

The intern will become familiar with the day-to-day operations of the WCMFA and contribute to a variety of museum projects and functions, under the supervision of the Museum staff. The work of the intern will support WCMFA art collections, exhibition planning and management, and/or art education program activities. All interns, regardless of prior experience, will receive an overview of the Museum’s operations as
well as specific museum training in collections, exhibitions or art education management, and museum best practices.

Interns will benefit from an introduction to behind the scenes work of a professional art museum, and from the opportunity to develop professional skills. The intern must submit to a background check/drug test.

The intern will be chosen by a Selection Committee, comprised of representatives from the WCMFA’s Board of Trustees, Board of Advisors, Director, and Staff. The internship is funded through the Jean Cushwa Art
Internship Fund.

The intern will receive a stipend of up to $1,000.
To apply: Please submit the following required materials by April 5, 2019:
 Résumé
 Current, official transcript
 Letter of interest (cover letter)
 One letter of recommendation from a professor or advisor

Send complete application packet* to:
Jean Cushwa College Internship
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
P.O. Box 423
401 Museum Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21741
*Official transcript may be sent by your school separate from your application packet.
After conducting interviews, the Museum will notify the selected applicant no later than April 19, 2019.
Find this online at http://wcmfa.org/internship-and-scholarship-opportunities/.
Questions may be directed to Jillian MacMaster at 301-739-5727 x 124 or educ.marketing@wcmfa.org.

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