At TMA, our mission is to inspire and connect all people through creative experiences and the visual arts. We value inclusiveness, creativity, and authenticity and believe that art opens minds and changes people’s lives each and every day. Come join us!

Careers at TMA

TMA has no openings currently.

Internships at TMA

Internship opportunities are available year-round for college students. Gain hands-on experience working as part of a non-profit organization. We can shape an internship to meet your interests, schedule, and area of study! Learn about art, education, museum studies, curation, marketing, events, and non-profit experiences.

Internships can be adapted to fit summer or semester time frames and specific school requirements.

REPORTS TO

Education Coordinator

ARTS EDUCATION INTERN

The Trout Museum of Art’s vision is to energize the love of art. The activities that allow the Trout Museum of Art to fulfill its vision include exhibitions, educational programming, and special events such as Art at the Park.

This is an exciting opportunity for a college student looking to get hands-on experience working as part of a nonprofit organization. The Arts Education Intern will assist the Education Coordinator offering educational programming and coordinating camps and classes.

COMMITMENT

Flexible, but 15-20 hours per week preferred, May – August 2022 (dates and hours flexible based on candidate’s schedule)

DUTIES MAY INCLUDE

Duties are in no particular order. As the summer progresses, priorities may change. All responsibilities will be under the supervision of the Education Coordinator.

  • Teach art projects to children during free community events
  • Art studio and storage maintenance, organization, and inventory tracking
  • Education programming preparation, execution, and clean-up
  • Assist with all aspects of the Trout Museum’s annual Art at the Park, July 23 & 24 (required, must have these dates available)
  • Assist artist instructors, as needed
  • Other responsibilities as requested by the Education Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Engaging and welcoming presence
  • Currently enrolled in high school, associates, or undergraduate degree program
  • Professional work ethic, self-starter, and flexible nature
  • Familiarity with the city of Appleton
  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail
  • Interest in the arts or education

GOALS OF THE INTERNSHIP

The Arts Education Internship will provide experience to high school and undergraduate students pursuing degrees in, but not limited to, museum studies, education, and art. In addition, you will be involved in community events and will network with a wide variety of leaders in the fine arts, education, and museum fields.

BENEIFTS

Please note, this internship is unpaid. However, Arts Education Interns will:

  • Gain hands-on experiences in the downtown Appleton fine arts community
  • Meet and work with professional artists
  • Experience working for a non-profit
  • May receive academic credit for their time (adjustments to the internship can be made to meet the requirements of your academic institution)

TO APPLY

Email a resume to Valerie Medina, Education Coordinator, at vmedina@troutmuseum.org. In the subject line state Arts Education Intern.

MARKETING INTERN

This is an exciting opportunity for a college student looking to get hands-on experience working as part of a nonprofit arts organization. The Marketing Intern will assist the Marketing Manager to promote the museum, its exhibits, events, classes, and camps utilizing search engine optimization, social media, and traditional media. The internship duties are described below and can be adapted to fit individual interests of the intern.

COMMITMENT

Flexible, but preferably 10 – 20 hours per week. Tentative schedule of May – Aug. Specifics can be discussed on a case-by-case basis. Interns may work virtually, with some in-person commitment. Must be present July 22 – 24, 2022 for the Art at the Park event.

DUTIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Supports the execution of social media management, public relations, and brand strategies
  • Assist in writing, proofing, and editing content across digital & traditional channels
  • Execute marketing campaigns in digital properties while tracking results
  • Update website and email communications with content and images
  • Design of event signage and banners
  • Some administrative duties may be assigned relating to event organization

REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled in an associates or undergraduate degree program
  • Professional work ethic, self-starter, and flexible nature
  • Familiarity with the city of Appleton
  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail
  • Interest in the arts, public relations, or marketing
  • Experience in social media marketing, Facebook Analytics, and Google Analytics
  • Creative design, photo/video experience encouraged, but not required

GOALS OF THE INTERNSHIP

The Marketing Internship will provide experience to students pursuing degrees in, but not limited to, communication, electronic media, graphic design, and marketing. In addition, you will be involved in community events and will network with a wide variety of leaders in the fine arts, marketing, public relations, and museum fields.

BENEIFTS

Please note, this internship is unpaid. However, the Marketing Intern will:

  • Gain hands-on experiences in the downtown Appleton fine arts community
  • Meet and work with professional personalities, artists, and marketers
  • Develop creative portfolio/demo reel
  • Experience working for a non-profit
  • May receive academic credit for their time (adjustments to the internship can be made to meet the requirements of your academic institution)

TO APPLY

Email a resume to Ashley Acker, at aacker@troutmuseum.org with the subject line stating Marketing Intern.

Please email internship questions or specific inquiries to info@troutmuseum.org. ***If you are interested in gaining experience in an area not listed, please email info@troutmuseum.org with a cover letter detailing your interest and your resume.

Volunteer at TMA

Join us for Appleton’s Art at the Park festival, July 23 & 24, 2022!

Art at the Park is a great opportunity for everyone to become involved in the arts. Also a great option for high-school students looking for service hours.

Volunteering will take place between the dates of July 22 – July 25, 2022.

ART AT THE PARK