Jobs & Internships

Jobs at the Denver Art Museum can be found and applied for at our online careers site. Additional job and internship listings and instructions for how to apply can be found below.

Application Deadline

Friday, May 29, 2015

Department

Accounting

Job or Internship

Job

Position Purpose

This position has primary responsibility for cash depositing, change bank processing, and cash bank replenishment, which represents a critical component of segregated duties within the cash management function.

This position is part-time and works on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Potential for evening special event assistance and backup for week day cash office as needed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Safeguards the Museum’s assets and ensures best practice cash handling compliance; tracks and periodically evaluates vault bank currency levels.

    • Performs daily cash vault reconciliations and weekly petty cash reconciliations.
    • Prepares and distributes daily bank bags for Guest Services, Museum Shop, Education, and Events departments; prepares weekly change orders as needed.
    • Updates and sends the Daily Attendance Report to key museum staff.
    • Performs daily depositing function for Guest Services, Museum Shop, Education, Events, and all other point of sale receipts such as Register of Payments (ROPs).
    • Custodian of Petty Cash and services Museum petty cash requests in accordance with policy.
    • Prepares and distributes courier per diems in accordance with Museum policy.
    • Enters ROPs and cash receipt journals (e.g. Guest Services deposits, Shop deposits, etc.) into the Accounting system.
      • Assists museum staff and volunteers with ROP process and cash office requests (e.g. cash bags, cc terminals, etc.).
      • Represents Accounting department at major Museum and Support Group fund raising events.

Job Qualifications

  • Experience in cash receipt processing
  • College level accounting classes or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to work independently and use good judgment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work efficiently
  • Basic understanding of Excel, Outlook, and accounting software

Other Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assists Accounting with data entry.
  • Completes monthly update of spreadsheets.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Education or Formal Training

Working knowledge of cash handling accounting principles.

  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to change.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Speed and accuracy in processing paperwork and data input.
  • Basic understanding of reconciliations.
  • Basic computer application skills.

Two introductory college accounting classes or equivalent work experience.

Experience

  • Experience in clerical and cash receipt processing or training which provides a working knowledge of clerical and cash receipt procedures highly desired.
  • Computer
  • 10-key
  • Copier
  • Wired/wireless CC terminal
  • Currency and coin counting machines

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Physical ability to perform tasks that may require prolonged standing, sitting, and other activities necessary to perform job duties.
  • Physical ability to carry items weighing up to 10 lbs. for short periods of time.
  • Subject to many interruptions, phone calls, and inquiries.

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Additional Information

This is a part-time position with no benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application in May 29, 2015.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Application Deadline

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Department

Communications

Job or Internship

Internship

Position Purpose

The communications team at the Denver Art Museum is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, upbeat and responsible intern who wants to learn the ropes of the communications field, with special emphasis in graphic design. The intern will work as part of a team but also will be asked to work independently to complete tasks. The intern joins a crew whose department output includes advertising, marketing, public relations, public affairs/government relations, graphic design, community relations and social media.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The intern will have the opportunity to build their design skills as they contribute to design communication projects, as well as understanding the structure and organization of a non-profit, in-house design department completing a variety of tasks, including:

  • project research
  • design concept and layout
  • photography searches
  • building and maintaining font, photo, and design resources libraries

Interns commit to 15-20 hours a week for the semester, scheduling is flexible (M-F between the hours of 9 and 5).

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate:

  • Is currently a junior or senior enrolled in undergraduate or graduate program in a Graphic Design or Communication Design program.
  • Has a portfolio that demonstrates accomplished conceptual and design skills.
  • Will have a strong idea of what they would like to learn from their internship experience.

Additional Information

This is a part-time internship for academic credit, and includes great perks but no financial compensation. If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, a portfolio of your 10 best pieces (online link or maximum 6MB PDF by email), and a list of three references to the Denver Art Museum design manager Tasso Stathopulos at tstathopulos@denverartmuseum.org. Applications without portfolio samples will not be considered.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2015

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Application Deadline

Friday, June 5, 2015

Department

Education

Job or Internship

Job

Position Purpose

Create installed interpretive materials, programming, training and digital content that make the Architecture, Design and Graphics (A,D & G) collections and temporary exhibitions accessible and enjoyable to adult and family audiences, students and teachers. Do so for other exhibitions and collection areas as assigned.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop interpretive program and experiential elements for A, D & G exhibitions in collaboration with curatorial and exhibitions staff. This can include, but is not limited to, audio, labels, multimedia presentations, hands-on areas, family activities and experiential design elements.
  • Serve as Experience and Interpretation Specialist on major A, D & G reinstallation project. Work in team environment to create dynamic, innovative display.
  • Conduct art historical/contextual research as needed to create written, digital and live programs and volunteer training.
  • Plan, implement and observe various kinds of visitor evaluation such as focus groups, visitor panels, observations, and surveys related to interpretive materials and programs; share results effectively; keep up with research in the field on interpretive techniques, visitor experience in museums, other topics related to responsibilities.
  • Consult with other Learning and Engagement department staff on community, ADA, family, school and teacher programs and materials related to A, D & G collection area. Train staff, volunteers and interns on programs such as Create-n-Takes, backpacks, gallery activities, etc. related to collection area. Develop design thinking modules for use on site and in the community.
  • Conduct docent training for special exhibitions and collection area including architecture tours; participate in training for museum-wide school and adult tours.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with Denver’s creative design community with an eye to possible collaborative installations, programs and interpretive elements.

Other Duties/Responsibilities

  • Work effectively with individuals and organizations in the community and outside scholars and consultants as needed to complete all of the above.
  • Assist in fundraising efforts (corporate requests, grants, etc.) related to collection area and exhibitions as needed.
  • Supervise contract staff and interns as needed.
  • Participate in overall education department planning and budgeting activities.
  • Serve as education representative on museum-wide committees as assigned.
  • Share model initiatives with field to maintain DAM’s national reputation and position the museum well for competitive national grants.

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Job Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of interpretive practices and informal learning environments.
  • Strong knowledge of A, D & G and experience sharing this with varied audiences.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with in-house teams and external groups
  • Ability to conduct art historical and visitor research
  • Ability to communicate effectively in group and individual situations as well as in written form; strong public speaking skills.
  • Familiarity with design thinking models and project-based learning preferred.
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to work on multiple, detailed projects simultaneously.

Digital proficiency: Microsoft and Mac OS and basic software, social media tools and best practices including blogging , posting content to multiple platforms, and proficiency in producing multimedia content

Education or Formal Training

MA in art history, anthropology, museum education or related field

Experience

  • 3-5 years museum education experience required with some history of developing interpretive gallery materials.
  • Experience working with the general adult public, youth, families, teachers and school audiences.

Special projects may involve working with other collections. Broad art historical background preferred

Additional Information

  • Telephone, printer, computer, digital recorders, digital projector, art supplies

This is full-time position with a comprehensive benefit package. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application is May 31, 2015.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Application Deadline

Friday, June 12, 2015

Department

Education

Job or Internship

Job

Position Purpose

Create installed interpretive materials, training and digital content that make the Asian collections and temporary exhibitions accessible and enjoyable to adult and family audiences, students and teachers. Do so for other exhibitions and collection areas as assigned

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop experience and interpretive program for temporary exhibitions related to Asian art and other shows as assigned. This can include, but is not limited to, audio, labels, multimedia presentations, hands-on areas, family activities and experiential design elements.
  • Serve as Experience and Interpretation Specialist on upcoming Asian reinstallation project. Work in team environment to create dynamic, innovative display.
  • Conduct art historical/contextual research as needed to create written, digital and live programs and volunteer training.
  • Plan, implement and observe various kinds of visitor evaluation such as focus groups, visitor panels, observations, and surveys related to interpretive materials and programs; share results effectively; keep up with research in the field on interpretive techniques, visitor experience in museums, other topics related to responsibilities.
  • Collaborate with other department staff on community, ADA, family, school and teacher programs and materials related to collection areas. Train staff, volunteers and interns on programs such as Create-n-Takes, backpacks, gallery activities, etc. related to collection areas.
  • Conduct docent training for special exhibitions and collection area; participate in training for museum-wide school and adult tours.

Other duties and responsibilities:

  • Work effectively with individuals and organizations in the community and outside scholars and consultants as needed to complete all of the above.
  • Assist in fundraising efforts (corporate requests, grants, etc.) related to collection area and exhibitions as needed.
  • Supervise contract staff and interns as needed.
  • Participate in overall education department planning and budgeting activities.
  • Serve as education representative on museum-wide committees as assigned.
  • Share model initiatives with field to maintain DAM’s national reputation and position the museum well for competitive national grants.
  • Respond to requests by the administration, communications and development for tours/presentations

Job Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of interpretive practices and informal learning environments.
  • Strong knowledge of Asian Art and experience sharing this with varied audiences.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with in-house teams and external groups
  • Ability to conduct art historical and visitor research
  • Ability to communicate effectively in group and individual situations as well as in written form; strong public speaking skills.
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to work on multiple, detailed projects simultaneously.
  • Digital proficiency: Microsoft and Mac OS and basic software, social media tools and best practices including blogging , posting content to multiple platforms, and proficiency in producing multimedia content.

Education or Formal Training

  • MA in art history, anthropology, museum education or related field

Experience

  • 3-5 years museum education experience required with some history of developing interpretive gallery materials.
  • Experience working with the general adult public, youth, families, teachers and school audiences.
  • Special projects may involve working with Modern and Contemporary art and European and American art. Additional experience in these areas preferred.

Additional Information

This is full-time position with a comprehensive benefit package. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application is June 12, 2015.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Application Deadline

Monday, June 15, 2015

Department

Communications

Job or Internship

Internship

Position Purpose

Wanted

The marketing team at the Denver Art Museum is seeking a self-motivated, dynamic, upbeat and responsible intern seeking real-life experience at a leading arts institution in the region.

The marketing team at the Denver Art Museum is looking for a dynamic, upbeat intern who wants to learn the ropes of content creation. The intern will work as part of a team but also will be asked to work independently to complete tasks. The intern joins a crew whose department output includes digital and print content development.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The intern will have the opportunity to build their writing skills as they contribute to the museum’s blog and member magazine, as well as learning about the structure and organization of a nonprofit, in-house marketing department while completing a variety of tasks, including:

  • On-site content capture for blog and social media
  • Interviewing artists, curators, educators, visitors and community members for short-form web articles and longer-form feature articles, Q&A-format articles and “listicals”
  • Web page content
  • Using in-house style guide as well as The Chicago Manual of Style
  • Assist senior content associate with updating in-house style guide, brainstorming content ideas, and updating content calendar

Intern commits to 15-20 hours a week for the semester, scheduling is flexible (M-F between the hours of 9 and 5).

Education or Formal Training

The ideal candidate:

  • Is currently a junior or senior enrolled in undergraduate or graduate program in a marketing, communications, journalism or related program.
  • Has samples that demonstrates his or her writing.
  • Will have a strong idea of what they would like to learn from their internship experience.

Additional Information

This is a part-time internship for academic credit, and includes great perks but no financial compensation. If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, a portfolio of your 3-5 best pieces (online link or maximum 6MB PDF by email), and a list of three references to the Denver Art Museum senior content associate at cbrice@denverartmuseum.org. Applications without writing samples will not be considered.

Application Deadline: June 15, 2015

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Department of Learning and Engagement Internships (Education Internships)

The Department of Learning and Engagement at The Denver Art Museum provides numerous internships to students or recent graduates of museum related fields. Applications are accepted year-round on a revolving schedule for three distinct terms:

  • Fall: For internships with start dates in Sep. – Dec 2015 the application deadline is July 15, 2015
  • Spring: For internships with start dates in Jan. – April 2015 the application deadline is November 15, 2015
  • Summer: For internships with start dates in May – Aug. 2016 the application deadline is March 15, 2016

We are now accepting applications for internships beginning in Sep. – Dec 2015. Applicants must fill out an online application for each Department of Learning and Engagement internship of interest. Internship applicants are highly encouraged to consider the specific description and unique requirements for the internship as he or she completes the application.

All internships are part-time with no financial compensation but are a learning opportunity for individuals interested in museum education. Interns will be issued a Denver Art Museum family membership for the duration of the internship and are able to utilize its benefits. Academic credit is available.

To apply for any education internship, an applicant must primarily meet the following qualifications:

Education or Formal Training

  • Applicant should be currently enrolled in or have recently completed an undergraduate or graduate program in Art History, Education, Museum Studies, Studio Art or related field.

Additional specific qualifications for each internship position are listed under their respective entries below.

Access Programs Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

The DAM welcomes all visitors and strives to be accessible to everyone. In accordance with this mission, the intern will support the coordinator of access programs in researching, designing and implementing established and new programming to increase the accessibility of the museum for all patrons. This includes visitors with visual impairments, visitors with hearing impairments, visitors with physical differences, and visitors with dementia.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support the Coordinator of Adult & Access Programs with planning and execution of access programming, including art and about tours and tactile tours
  • Support the Coordinator of Adult & Access Programs with implementation of universal design best practices
  • Support the Coordinator of Adult & Access Programs with research surrounding ADA in museums
  • Assist with visitor research, including conducting visitor observations and surveys
  • Gather and analyze research on specific audiences (senior/aging population) within the Metro Denver area

Additional Qualifications

In addition to the general qualifications required for all education internships, applicants for this position should also possess the following:

  • Experience or interest in Special Education, Museum Studies, Disability Studies, Geriatric Social Work, and supporting the needs of visitors.

If you are interested in this position fill out an online application. Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Education-driven Collection Research Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

The primary task of this internship is to research works of art in the DAM’s collection for specific needs in school, teacher, family and adult programs. Candidates should also have an interest in the end users of this research (visitors on tours, school kids, family visitors, teachers, etc.) and in one of the following collection areas:

  • Japanese Art
  • American Indian Art
  • Western American Art

Duties & Responsibilities

  • collect research information from a wide variety of sources (print, phone interviews, online, etc.)
  • assist in collecting visitor experience research
  • scan and word process materials for education files
  • build illustrated papers that we call Talking with Visitor Papers

If you are interested in this position fill out an online application. Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Family & Community Programs Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

The DAM offers a rich and dynamic experience for the diverse family visitors at the museum and interns play and integral role in that experience. F&C interns assist with the vast array of live and installed programming by helping to create, implement, and maintain these programs in the galleries and behind the scenes. Interns interact with and support family visitors daily and help create and run monthly programs such as Create Playdate, Fox Tale Sunday, and CelebrARTE on Free First Saturday. There are also opportunities to support community outreach efforts, participate in visitor evaluation, play key roles in break weeks programming, assist with the Artesano en Residencia program (in partnership with the Museo de Arte Popular, Mexico), maintain installed family spaces, and assist with object-based and creative projects. Bilingual (Spanish/English) candidates encouraged. Family and Community interns work as an overall team through various tracks:

Family Programs Track: Intern duties include: assisting with and maintaining all education installed spaces in the galleries, assisting with creation and implementation of the following live programs: Create Playdate, Create-n-Take, Fox Tale Sunday, museum theater program, visitor interaction and observation. There are opportunities for professional development and taking on creative projects of their choice.

Latino Programs Track: DAM’s Latino Cultural Programs are designed to engage Latino audiences through programming and outreach initiatives. Intern will be responsible for providing support to Latino Cultural Programs Coordinator by assisting with monthly Latino-focused live programs, supporting outreach efforts, gathering and organizing research on Latino audiences, object-based research projects, and other projects as assigned. This position requires a level of Spanish ability and a commitment to attend CelebrARTE activities (first Saturday of every month) and break week programming.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Engage museum visitors through customer service, conversation surrounding works of art, and art making throughout the museum
  • Support staff with on-going program maintenance
  • Assist with visitor research, including conducting visitor observations and surveys
  • Assist with program development through research, prototyping, and prepping materials.
  • Assist with bilingual family programs, audience outreach, program prep and research
  • Conduct and organize research about Latino audiences in Denver metro area and nationally
  • Assist with object-based research that connects with Latino audiences
  • Support general needs of Family & Community Program team

Additional Qualifications

In addition to the general qualifications required for all education internships, applicants for this position should also possess the following:

  • A passion for creating dynamic and accessible museum programs for the whole family
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and be a team player
  • Strong writing and communication skills, including the ability to write and plan for multi-generational visitors
  • Experience with hands-on art education

Additional Information

Internship Terms:

  • Fall Term Internship: Late August – Mid January
  • Spring Term Internship: Mid-January – End of May
  • Summer Term Internship: June 1 – August 30
  • Eight Month Internship: Early September – End of May

If you are interested in this position fill out an online application. Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Interpretation & Exhibition Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

Education Interpretation and Exhibition Interns will assist in development of installed interpretive materials for adults and families related to exhibitions and permanent collections galleries. Areas will include written didactics, use of technology driven tools, interactives for adults, and activities for families and children.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducts Art History research on objects in the Permanent Collection.
  • Assist in collecting visitor experience research
  • Researches current practices relating to interpretive material in other museums.
  • Searches for and procures illustrative material for didactics and activities.
  • Conducts visitor research including surveys and observations to determine effectiveness of interpretive material.

If you are interested in this position fill out an online application. Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Studio Program Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

Studio Programs Interns will assist in developing and implementing new programming for our interactive Studio space. The Studio is a space designed to encourage visitors to engage with our collections and exhibitions in a hands-on way. This position requires a commitment of 10-15 hours per week. Studio Programs interns will divide their time between working in the Studio space and assisting the Manager of Studio and Artist Programs in the development of future Studio concepts and programs.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist Program Facilitators in the current Studio with art materials maintenance
  • Greet and assist visitors with hands-on activities in the Studio
  • Document and observe audience experiences in the Studio
  • Assist Manager of Studio and Artist Programs with research and development of program ideas for future Studios

Additional Qualifications

In addition to the general qualifications required for all education internships, applicants for this position should also possess the following:

  • Interest in and ability to interact with the public; comfort with public engagement
  • Studio Classes recommended

If you are interested in this position fill out an online application. Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Teacher & School Outreach Programs Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

This internship is designed to support Teacher and School Outreach Programs in maintaining programs, sustaining digital resources, and developing new initiatives that meet the needs of teachers and schools, whether at the museum or in the community. Availability requirements include weekdays and some weekend work with prior notice. Applicants must be able to commit at least 20 hours per week.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support strategic partnerships with schools and community members by maintaining communication with community partners, preparing materials for distribution, acting as museum liaison, etc.
  • Develop and evaluate self-touring programs that support teachers and students’ use of the museum
  • Explore how to link DAM collections to language arts, social studies, visual arts and other curricula
  • Support maintenance and resource expansion of the DAM’s Creativity Resource for Teachers website
  • Assist in the coordination of teacher professional development
  • Assist in the development and delivery of distance learning opportunities for pre-K through 12th grade students
  • Assist with on-site and online student showcase installation and de-installation, documentation through photographs and blogging, presentation maintenance, and reception coordination
  • Support effective communication with teachers by creating content for digital and hard copy promotional materials
  • Update and maintain social media postings, including contributing to DAM blog content
  • Documentation of programs and events

If you are interested in this position fill out an online application. Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Tour Programs Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

This internship is designed to support Tour Programs in delivering a robust, quality, on site tour program that meets with needs of PreK-12th grade students. Applicants must be able to commit at least 20 hours per week.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of new tours, including conducting research, prototyping activities, and organizing supplies
  • Assist with ongoing maintenance of touring materials
  • Assist with the evaluation of tour programs, including observing tours, contacting teachers, and documenting programs
  • Assist in the coordination of docent training, including researching speakers, developing activities and preparing resources
  • Conduct research about school demographics, curricula, standards, and other topics to help the DAM stay relevant to its audiences
  • Assist in the development of promotional materials and strategies related to school tours
  • Update and maintain social media postings, including contributing to DAM blog content

If you are interested in this position fill out an online application. Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Untitled Final Fridays Program Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

Untitled Final Fridays interns will be part of the Adult Programs team. They will assist in developing and implementing new programming for our monthly late-night Untitled Final Friday events. The focus will be on brainstorming and designing activities that engage adult audiences with our collections, exhibitions, and the museum itself in innovative and unconventional ways. Untitled Final Friday interns can expect to help with many aspects of the program, from researching potential creative collaborators and DAM artworks to brainstorming possible activities to sourcing supplies. Additionally, Untitled Final Friday interns are expected to facilitate Untitled Final Friday events. This position requires a 16 hour/week time commitment. Additionally, this position requires availability from 5 – 10pm every final Friday of the month (to facilitate Untitled events).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in brainstorming and designing Untitled Final Friday programs
  • Research for Untitled Final Friday programming ideas
  • Assist in creating and prepping materials and supplies for Untitled activities
  • Attend and engage in Untitled Final Fridays

Additional Qualifications

In addition to the general qualifications required for all education internships, applicants for this position should also possess the following:

In addition to the general qualifications required for all education internships, applicants for this position should also possess the following:

  • Ability to interact with adults and comfort with public engagement
  • Comfort with crafting and creating materials by hand
  • Familiarity with Denver’s creative community
  • Ability to write clearly and effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Literacy Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office applications

If you are interested in this position fill out an online application. Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Visitor Evaluation Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

In order to make better decisions about improving the museum for visitor, the Education Department conducts various kinds of visitor evaluation including observations, interviews and questionnaires.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support staff supervisor with planning and implementation of evaluation
  • Analyze results in collaboration with education staff
  • Follow instructions provided by staff on how to do small sample visitor evaluation
  • Bring your evaluation background to bear on visitor issues the museum wishes to explore

Additional Qualifications

In addition to the general qualifications required for all education internships, applicants for this position should also possess the following:

Experience or interest in visitor understanding the visitor experience in art museums.

If you are interested in this position fill out an online application. Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.