Tagged: Internships

Internship Opportunity:Museum Development Yorkshire

Part time until end March 2018, 22.2 hours pw over 3 days
Salary £15,917-17,153 pa pro rata

We currently have a part-time temporary internship which will be based within Museum Development Yorkshire (MDY) to develop the skills needed to work within the museum or cultural sector. Training and career development will be provided, both locally and regionally.

The successful applicant will primarily support the delivery of the MDY programme through the provision of administrative, logistical and communications assistance. This will include event management, updating website, blog and twitter accounts, and assisting with the development of resources and support materials.

Due to the nature of the job it is essential that you can work some evenings and weekends and are willing and able to travel both regionally and nationally.

Find out more and apply at www.yorkmuseumstrust.org.uk (About Us, Jobs Vacancies page).

Closing date 9am on Monday 6 February 2017.
Interviews will take place in York on Thursday 23 February 2017.


Internship: Laing Art Gallery

Changing Landscapes, Changing Lives
Contract: Starts November 2015 for 10 months
Hours: 29.6 hours per week
Salary: £7.03 per hour
Deadline: 30 October, 9am

Please note: To be eligible for this position you must be 18-24 years old and be a new graduate or have some relevant experience of working in the cultural sector.

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums are looking to appoint a creative and enthusiastic individual to work with the learning and curatorial teams at the Laing Art Gallery. The internship will include assisting in the delivery of the Changing Landscapes, Changing Lives project. This Heritage Lottery Fund funded project is part of the Archives and Access programme which is led by Tate.

This is an exciting opportunity to begin a new career in the cultural sector. The successful candidate will be learning on the job with a supervisor to support you. They will learn new skills and gain valuable experience of working in an art gallery environment. Individual work-based learning will be combined with a programme of other activities and visits to develop skills which will help in finding employment or further training at the end of the programme.

For further information and to obtain an application pack please email Anne Fountain

Internship Opportunity: Museum Development North West

Project Support Assistant
Fixed term six month internship
01/10/2015 – 31/03/2016

£16,577 pro rata
Application deadline – Friday 28th August

Museum Development North West are pleased to announce that we are looking to take on a paid intern to support the team with the delivery of our regional workshop programme and communications. The successful applicant will support us with the following:

– Administration for the development and delivery of regional training programme including liaising with participating organisations and delegates and attending events

– Support of online presence including regular updating of our blog and twitter accounts

– Support on the development of online toolkits including design and publication.

Essential Criteria

An interest in museums and culture
Must be able to use Word, Excel
Must be organised and logical.

Desirable Criteria

Interest in development of online presence
Experience of museum and art galleries and their public programmes
Use of social media and website Content Management Systems i.e. Twitter.

This paid internship has been created as part of the Creative Employment Programme. The Creative Employment Programme is an Arts Council England fund to support the creation of traineeships, formal apprenticeship and paid internship opportunities in England for unemployed young people wishing to pursue a career in the arts and cultural sector. You can find out more at: http://creative-employment.co.uk/the-creative-employment-programme

There are certain criteria you must meet in order to be eligible to apply for a Creative Employment Programme funded internship. At the time of applying you must be aged 18 to 24 years old and you must be registered as unemployed with Jobcentre Plus. These eligibility criteria have been approved by the Department of Work and Pensions.

If you wish to apply for this position please contact your local Job Centre Plus and quote the following LMS reference: FTS/164153. All we require for application is a CV and cover letter.

Museum Development North West is an equal opportunities employer, who is actively seeking to employ people currently under-represented in the creative and cultural sector. This includes young people, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities.

If you would like more information about the post please speak to Alex Bird, Sector Development Officer – alexander.bird@manchester.ac.uk / 07852 138110

Intern Opportunity: Curious Minds

Digital and Marketing Intern

Curious Minds is pleased to be able to offer a unique opportunity for a proactive 18-24 year old to develop their emerging digital and marketing skills.

Curious Minds are a high profile and highly regarded arts and education charity. We support schools, youth services and local authorities to connect children and young people with the region’s best arts and cultural organisations.

Our Digital and Marketing Intern will help us

  • raise the profile of Curious Minds
  • build relationships with other organisations
  • develop our online information portal Culture Hubs
  • bring positive attention to our other exciting programmes of activity

For more information on this exciting role and how to apply please visit the Curious Minds page.

Intern Opportunity: Collections and Outreach Intern, Kendal Museum

Job ref: 38889
Position: Collects and Outreach Intern (age 18-24)
Organisation: Kendal Museum
Location: UK, England, Kendal
Closing date: 10/07/2014 d/m/y
Job Type: I
Salary: Minimum wage of £6.31 per hour

Collects and Outreach Intern (aged 18 – 24)
Kendal Museum
UK, England, Kendal
Deadline: Thursday 10 July 2014 by 5pm.

Kendal Museum, run by Kendal College is looking for a collections and outreach intern. This would be a great introduction to an individual looking to start their museum career.

– Working on the newly refurbished archaeology gallery the intern will assist the curators with:
– Collection care, moving, handling and conservation of artefacts.
– Redisplay the artefacts in new cases of our prehistory, 19th century and Roman sections.
– Writing and editing of display labels and other forms of interpretation.
– Updating and editing artefacts on MODES.
– Carrying out the necessary administrative tasks associated with the role.

Outreach / Education:
– Working with the Education Office the intern will assist with the summer programme of events for visitors in the galleries. These include informing and engaging with the public with our handling collections, helping with the Festival of Archaeology events, answering enquiries and assisting with museum talks.
– Create learning resources for visitors including information panels and displays.

– Provide marketing assistance and updating social media and press relations.
– Coordinating in-house promotional displays and helping with events such as; museum workshops, Festival of Archaeology and Kendal College events.
– Network with local organisations, building a bank of knowledge on future opportunities and following leads with the Cumbrian Consortium and Museum Development North West.
– Carrying out the necessary administrative tasks associated with the role.

Customer Service:
– Provide cover on front desk for front of house duties.

What skills and qualities do you need?
– This position is ideally suited to someone looking to commence a career in museums, preferably a graduate of a related museum/heritage subject.
– The candidate would preferably have a full drivers licence.
– Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, speaking to group of people on the museum.
– An interest in a career in heritage/ museum services.
– Organisational skills with the ability to work on own initiative and effectively facilitate and work within a team.
– Good computer and social media skills.
– Working to deadlines, methodical and accurate.
– Ability to be flexible with working hours; the position is a Tuesday to Saturday role with some evening work required.

When will I be needed?
To start ASAP in July, on a six month placement, five days a week (Tuesday to Saturday).
Minimum wage of £6.31 per hour over 37 hours per week.
Location: Kendal Museum, Station Road, LA9 6BT

What will I gain from the role?
– Experience in an accredited museum with collection in archaeology and natural history.
– An opportunity to gain experience in delivering and planning of a diverse events programme.
– The potential to learn and develop the skills needed for a career in the care and collections of artefacts.
– Employment prospects in the industry.
– Use of company car if you hold a full licence.

What support will I be given?
– Reimbursement for some expenses.
– Support, further training and guidance in your role.
– An opportunity to attend workshops and training throughout the internship.

Due to funding this position is available to 18 to 24 year olds only.
Applicants must be unemployed in order to apply.
Please NOTE: Employment is subject to a Vetting and Barring Check.

Deadline for applications is Thursday 10 July 2014 by 5pm.
Please apply with a CV and Cover Letter by email to: aine.holden@kendal.ac.uk

For any further information on the internship please contact: aine.holden@kendal.ac.uk or call 01539 815597.