The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, located within walking distance on the UMKC campus, has five internship openings available for this summer, and they are paid at $12/hour!
The deadline is Monday, March 14th, so there is very little turn around time. Please see the attachments to this email and note that they ask for you to note the names and contract information for 3 references, along with your resume and cover letter.
P. S.You may do this internship for academic credit if you have completed your sophomore studio classes and you enroll for the credits in summer school.
The Toy and Miniature Museum offers motivated college students unique opportunities for internship experiences.
Education interns study the theory and practice of interpretation. They give tours as well as develop and execute museum programs.
Curatorial interns will work on projects associated with the receipt, documentation, and storage of our collections.
Marketing interns assist with integrated marketing communication initiatives promoting the museum and its collection, public programs, and membership.
These internships are excellent opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in history, art history, education, communication, and business programs. Interns may be eligible for academic credit toward their degree with the permission of their academic advisors and educational institutions.
2016 Summer Collections Management Internship
June – August (dates are flexible)
The intern will play an essential role in improving the documentation of the museum’s collection. The intern will process recent acquisitions of 20th century dollhouses, dollhouse accessories, and play sets currently in storage. Applications due March 14, 2016.
2016 Summer Curatorial Internship
June 6 – July 29
The curatorial intern will gain experience in museum research and exhibition development while working closely with the museum curator. The intern will primarily be responsible for developing a small photographic exhibition featuring a loaned collection of images of 19th century children and their toys. Applications due March 14, 2016.