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Internships at TMA

At TMA we energize the love of art. 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 learn with us!

Internship opportunities are available year-round for high school and college students. Gain hands-on experience working as part of a non-profit organization.

We can shape an internship to meet your interests or area of study!  Learn about art, education, museum studies, curation, marketing, and non-profit experiences.

This is an exciting opportunity for a college student looking to get hands-on experience working as part of a nonprofit arts organization this summer. The Events Intern will assist the President and the Art at the Park Manager in event management, specifically relating to the upcoming Art at the Park event, July 24 & 25, 2021.

If the student has a specific interest or area of study, we can craft the ideal internship for you!

COMMITMENT
Flexible, but preferably 20 hours per week. Tentative schedule of May 15, 2021 – August 15, 2021. Dates are flexible between May and August based on school schedule and internship requirements.

DUTIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Assist with creating/updating the pre-event Artist Registration information Packet
  • Assist with planning the event map and booth assignments for artists and vendors
  • Manage the event volunteer form and assign event areas for volunteers and staff
  • Recruit volunteers for the areas needed
  • Assist with updating volunteer “orientation” training materials and distribution
  • Create and distribute other Art at the Park communication materials
  • Additional Art at the Park related duties may be assigned

REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled in an associates or undergraduate degree program
  • Interest in nonprofits, event management, community development, or arts management.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Professional work ethic, self-starter, and flexible nature
  • Familiarity with the city of Appleton
  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail
  • Must be present both days of Art at the Park, July 24 & 25, 2021
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English proficiently

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

  • Gain hands-on experience in the downtown Appleton fine arts community
  • Meet and work with professional personalities, organizations, and artists
  • Gain experience working for a non-profit
  • Develop a resume and portfolio
  • 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 and letter of interest to the Trout Museum of Art at info@troutmuseum.org with the subject line stating Events Intern.  Spend the summer learning with us in a variety of areas, while developing experience for your resume.

This is an exciting opportunity for a college student looking to get hands-on experience working as part of a nonprofit arts organization. The Development Intern will assist the President in development and fundraising, database management, donor and membership communications, and general administrative activities.

If the student has a specific interest or area of study, we can craft the ideal internship for you!

COMMITMENT
Flexible, but preferably 20 hours per week. Tentative schedule of May 15, 2021 – August 15, 2021. Dates are flexible between May and August based on school schedule and internship requirements.

DUTIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Creation of fundraising materials, including sponsorship packets and correspondence
  • Grant writing
  • Membership database management and navigation
  • Thank you letter and weekly donor/member correspondence
  • General administrative and organization tasks
  • Scheduling, correspondence, and Zoom meeting preparation

REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled in an associates or undergraduate degree program
  • Interest in nonprofits, fundraising, development, or arts management.
  • Strong computer skills, including willingness to learn our database management system, Altru, and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. WordPress knowledge a plus.
  • Professional work ethic, self-starter, and flexible nature
  • Familiarity with the city of Appleton
  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English proficiently

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

  • Gain hands-on experience in the downtown Appleton fine arts community
  • Meet and work with professional personalities, organizations, and donors
  • Gain experience working for a non-profit
  • Develop a resume and portfolio
  • 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 and letter of interest to the Trout Museum of Art at info@troutmuseum.org with the subject line stating Development Intern.  Spend the summer learning with us in a variety of areas, while developing experience for your resume.

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

COMMITMENT
Flexible, but preferably 15 hours per week

DUTIES MAY INCLUDE
Duties are in no particular order. As the semester progresses, education 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
  • Assist artist instructors, as needed
  • Assist with curriculum modification, as needed
  • Assist with data collection and research in support of the education strategic plan
  • Other responsibilities as requested by the Education Coordinator

REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or associate degree program
  • Professional work ethic, self-starter, and flexible nature
  • Familiarity with the city of Appleton
  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail
  • An arts or education background is preferred

GOALS OF THE INTERNSHIP
The Arts Education Internship will provide experience to 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.

BENEFITS
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 Marci Hoffman, Education Coordinator, at mhoffman@troutmuseum.org. In the subject line state Arts Education Intern.

Please note, this position is filled for summer 2021.

This is an exciting opportunity for a college student looking to get hands-on experience working as part of a nonprofit organization. The Digital Marketing Intern will assist the Marketing Manager promote the museum, its exhibits, and its educational programs utilizing search engine optimization, social media, and traditional media.

COMMITMENT
Flexible, but preferably 15 – 20 hours per week

DUTIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Supports the execution of social media management, public relations, and brand strategies
  • Assisting with the design of printed and digital marketing materials, including brochures, posters, web banners, and social media graphics
  • Execute marketing campaigns in digital properties while tracking results
  • Assists in shooting and uploading photos/videos to various channels
  • Update website and email communications with content and images

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 Digital Marketing Internship will provide experience to students pursuing degrees in, but not limited to, communication, electronic media, 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.

BENEFITS
Please note, this internship is unpaid. However, the Digital 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, Marketing Manager, at aacker@troutmuseum.org. In the subject line state Digital Marketing Intern.

Please note, this position is filled for summer 2021.

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in video production. The Video/Audio Production Intern will assist the Marketing Manager to create video content for the TMA website, its newsletters, and social media. This internship could be used for classroom credit as determined by your college or university internship guidelines.

COMMITMENT
Flexible, but preferably 10 – 20 hours per week,

DUTIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Capturing and editing content that portrays the work of TMA, its exhibits, programs, classes, and more.
  • Responsible for the safe transfer and storage of all footage.
  • Ensure equipment is charged and properly stored before and after every shoot.
  • Operate and maintain proper levels and calibration of cameras, recorders and other production equipment.
  • In addition to the core responsibilities of the position, may be asked, or may seek to engage unique abilities, strengths, and passions through participation on cross-functional teams.

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in an associates or undergraduate degree program
  • Knowledge of basic camera/lighting techniques
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Audition) is a plus
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Adaptability
  • Problem Solving / Critical Thinking Demonstrated Abilities:
  • Organized, self-motivated and very detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Strong time and project management skills

TO APPLY
Email a resume to Ashley Acker, Marketing Manager, at aacker@troutmuseum.org. In the subject line state Video & Audio Intern.

Please email questions or specific inquiries to info@troutmuseum.org.