Jobs & Internships

Application Deadline

Friday, August 29, 2014

Department

Communications

Job or Internship

Job

Position Purpose

The Graphic Design Manager is the senior member of the Museum’s internal graphic design team. This experienced and creative design professional will provide leadership in the design, coordination, and development of all marketing materials, providing day-to-day guidance and management to the in-house design team. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in the design and production of a variety of graphic design projects related to the marketing of the Denver Art Museum, its exhibitions and programs
  • Work with cross-departmental teams on design projects, proactively identifying and communicating strategies behind visual solutions and executions in response to business needs
  • Work with key internal clients and the Associate Director of Marketing to identify project priorities and guidelines for delivering all marketing and communications materials on time and within budget
  • Serve as the key point person for all internal stakeholders to initiate design projects
  • Strive for excellence in everything from concept to completion of all projects, on time and on budget
  • Sign off on layouts, artwork, photography and proofs, as well as is involved in solving any production issues that arise
  • Lead and manage the design team, providing hands-on guidance, coaching and evaluation in the execution of prescribed designs within brand standards
  • Optimize the creative development process for the institution, communicating with internal clients to refine the work flow and clearly identifying, initiating, and communicating best practices
  • Serve as the institution’s key gatekeeper of visual brand standards, adhering to and protecting the quality and integrity of the museum’s brand. Provide strategic input to advance and evolve those standards, as needed
  • Maintains current working knowledge of computer-related skills, software and programs to ensure entire creative department, as well as individual staff members, remain on the leading edge of essential technology and skills
  • Responsible for helping create a positive and energetic working environment to inspire superior-quality work 
  • Other duties as needed and assigned

Job Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY:

            

  • Proven skills in art direction, typography, layout, composition, and color theory; multimedia design experience a plus
  • Experience with a variety of software, including Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, etc.
  • Excellent leadership skills, including collaboration with a focus on productive feedback
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong project management skills; ability to meet deadlines with the flexibility to respond to fluctuating priorities
  • Self-directed problem solving skills, willingness and ability to troubleshoot
  • Strong work ethic, with proven desire to deliver superior quality work
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive, positive, and collaborative working style
  • Professional manner and ability to interact with all levels of management

Education or Formal Training

Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field

Experience

7+ years of related work experience in graphic design, including experience leading a team preferably in an agency or an agency-like environment servicing multiple clients

 

Material & Equipment Used Directly:

Mac, copier, phone, email

Additional Information

This is a full-time position with benefits.  Posting closes August 29, 2014.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to the Human Resources Department at hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. Please include your name and the position in the subject line of your email.

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, September 5, 2014

Department

Communications

Job or Internship

Internship

Position Purpose

The communications department at the Denver Art Museum is looking for a content marketing intern for the fall. This dynamic, upbeat, responsible, detail-oriented intern with proven writing ability will be expected to contribute to content projects that support the website, social media, e-mail marketing, and the print member magazine. The intern will work as part of a team and also will be expected to work independently to complete tasks. Outgoing, mature self-starters with some work or internship experience thrive in this role. Interns in this position will build numerous real world skills to cite in professional job applications and interviews.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The intern joins a team whose output includes advertising, promotions, public relations, public affairs/government relations, graphic design and community relations. The intern will have the opportunity to interact with the team, support day-to-day content marketing tasks and seasonal projects, and earn opportunities to lead projects based on performance. This work will support memorable visitor experiences, a variety of DAM programming including monthly events, key exhibitions such as Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, Matisse and Friends: Selected Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art, shows planned for 2015, and promotion of the museum collection.

Interns for this position commit to 12-20 hours a week on-site for the fall, largely during business hours on weekdays. Scheduling is flexible.

Job Qualifications

Candidates who will be considered must have a strong interest in marketing, communications, or journalism coursework, electronic and social media, as well as excellent written and verbal skills.

Candidates are encouraged to have and communicate in correspondence a strong idea of what they would like to learn from their internship experience.

Education or Formal Training

We prefer an intern who currently is enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in communications, marketing, journalism, or English academic studies.

Additional Information

This is a part-time internship for academic credit, and includes great perks and a stellar recommendation for stellar performance but no financial compensation. If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three writing samples—which can include an e-mail campaign, tweet or Facebook post for a group or organization, blog post, news or feature article, information capsules, or other relevant content—related to the marketing, communications and/or journalism field and a list of 2-3 references. They should be sent to the Denver Art Museum content manager, Fairlight Baer-Gutierrez, at fbgutierrez@denverartmuseum.org, with “intern” in the subject line. Application deadline: September 5, 2014.

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, September 5, 2014

Department

Protection & Facility Services

Job or Internship

Job

Position Purpose

This position ensures the general maintenance and repair of the grounds, buildings and building systems of the Denver Art Museum. 

Reporting Structure

This position is directly supervised by the Facilities Manager /Facilities Supervisor and reports through this position to the Manager of Protective and Facility Services.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs general plant, grounds and building maintenance.
  • Inspects and troubleshoots museum facilities and equipment to determine construction and mechanical installation, maintenance and repair needs.
  • Works from blueprints, manuals, written and verbal instruction.
  • Estimates materials, labor and equipment costs.
  • Purchases and maintains tools and equipment used by the various museum trades.
  • Assists with periodic / routine maintenance of the museum’s HVAC systems. 
  • Understands and operates the computer software used by the department for incident documentation and e-mail communications.
  • Observes all established safety program practices and assures all facility contractors do the same.
  • Completes special event set-ups and change-overs as needed.
  • Provides general grounds maintenance including, but not limited to, snow removal, lawn / sprinkler maintenance and the repair and maintenance of fountains, lights and other architectural grounds features as needed to supplement the museum’s grounds maintenance contract.
  • Assists the museum’s electrician and alarm technician with low voltage electrical work and maintenance.

Supervisory Duties

Will supervise on-call or contract personnel as needed to ensure assigned tasks or projects are completed

 

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill & Ability

  • Knowledge, communication, and application of basic installation, repair and construction methods and equipment. 
  • Knowledge and skill required to operate power tools, lifts and museum vehicles. 
  • General knowledge in the use of low voltage diagnostic equipment / techniques. 
  • General knowledge and experience in carpentry, drywall, plumbing, painting electrical, lighting and roofing.
  • Basic understanding of HVAC building systems and their maintenance.
  • Ability to understand and efficiently operate basic computer programs as used by the department for documentation and communications. 
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people including upper museum management, contactors, staff, and volunteers.

Education or Formal Training

A high school diploma or GED.

Necessary Certifications and Licenses

Possess and maintain a valid Colorado class “R” driver’s license.

 

Experience

Minimum of 1 year of general building maintenance experience or equivalent

 

Material and Equipment Directly Used

Low voltage diagnostic instruments; basic power/hand tools for construction, installation, repair, and maintenance of the building; basic computer systems operations and use; radio hand set; motor vehicles; ladders scaffolding and scissor lifts.

Working Conditions

Subject to long irregular hours and the use of ladder, power tools, hand tools, and scissor cart; exposed to a variety of electro-mechanical hazards; subject to burns, cuts, and injuries from moving parts of equipment; subject to many interruptions and scheduling conflicts; work in high locations on ladders, scaffolding and scissor lifts, etc.

Physical Requirements

Ability to stand; walk; carry; push; climb; balance; kneel; crouch; stoop; reach handle; seize; grasp or otherwise work with hands; fingering, picking, punching or otherwise working with fingers and perform repetitive motions in the performance of all required duties.

  • Ability to hear a normal conversation, or radio traffic, in a typical work environment.
  • Have eye / hand / foot coordination to adequately perform all required duties.
  • Have the ability to see distance and space relationships; the ability to see peripherally; the ability to distinguish and identify different colors. 
  • Able to climb the building stairs, a minimum of 3 floors without stopping.  Maximum time allowed is 90 seconds.
  • Able to lift and carry 25 lbs for a minimum of 50 feet.

Mental, Emotional and Language Standards

Speak, understand, read, and apply the English language.

  • Read, understand and apply written procedure and policy. 

Ethical and Moral Standard

No criminal convictions of theft, burglary, rape, robbery, assault, harassment, child/sexual abuse or drug related offenses, or any other crime indicating moral turpitude. 

  • A criminal history check will be done yearly to satisfy this standard and it is the responsibility of the department director to determine if a conviction disqualifies an individual from employment.

Accommodation

Contact lenses or Glasses

 

Additional Information

This is a full-time position with benefits.  Posting closes September 5, 2014.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to the Human Resources Department at hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. Please include your name and the position in the subject line of your email.

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, September 5, 2014

Department

Communications

Job or Internship

Internship

Position Purpose

Interns are assigned a variety of projects to further their understanding of the marketing and communications fields and to assist the department in valuable work. Intern will learn multiple forms of communication work as part of a departmental team

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Intern will assist with:

  • placing and trafficking advertising materials
  • drafting creative requests
  • implementing promotions
  • attending communication team meetings
  • creating and updating reports
  • other administrative tasks

 Interns commit to 15-20 hours a week for the semester; scheduling is flexible.

Education or Formal Training

Applicants should be currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of an undergraduate or graduate program in marketing, communications or journalism. Applicants should have a strong interest in marketing and/or advertising and excellent written, verbal and organizational skills. 

Candidates are encouraged to communicate in correspondence a strong idea of what they would like to learn from their internship experience.

Additional Information

This is a part-time internship that includes great perks, including the potential for academic credit, but no financial compensation. If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, and resume to the Denver Art Museum’s marketing and promotions manager, Cindy Sewell Hohman, at csewell@denverartmuseum.org.

 

Application Deadline: September 5, 2014

 

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, September 12, 2014

Department

Exhibitions & Collections Services

Job or Internship

Job

Position Purpose

Direct the Collections Management Department and staff in the principle care, maintenance, housing, and access for collections and collections storage of the Denver Art Museum. Implement and manage the Museum’s IPM (integrated pest management) program, the gallery maintenance and cleaning program, and climate monitoring PEM datalogger system. Oversee development and revision of related collection management policies and guidelines and train staff appropriately

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, and long-range plan for storage, care, use, access, and rehousing of Museum collections in storage.
  • Oversee development, planning, preparation and implementation of collection storage upgrades, and renovation or move of collections to on-site and off-site collection storage areas.
  • Oversee development and maintenance of a regular Inventory Program for collections that tracks location, condition, archival housing needs, art movement, and any general care concerns of incoming and existing collections in storage and on display.
  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures for safe and appropriate access to collections for staff (including curators, photography, conservation, etc.), outside researchers, education groups and tours.
  • Oversee management of the museum’s gallery maintenance and cleaning program, IPM (integrated pest management) program, climate monitor/tracking with the PEM datalogger system, and implementing the hazardous materials policy with regards to the object collection.
  • Research, develop, and manage grant implementation of collection management/storage projects and provide oversight hiring and training for grant contract workers.
  • Provide collections management-related expertise by working with the other divisions of Exhibitions & Collection Services to share resources as needed and develop, implement, and update policies and procedures related to collections care including variable/time-based media, art handling guidelines, integrated pest management plan, disaster preparedness, storage tour, access guidelines, and collections database development.
  • Conduct tours of storage areas for visitors and give lectures.
  • Develop and maintain conservation-sound art storage systems
  • Oversee departmental and grant-related budgets and financial tracking of departmental and project expenses
  • Supervise, train and serve as supervisor for Assoc. and Asst. Collection Managers, on-call employees, contractors, interns, and volunteers in execution of collection management duties.
  • Acquire, disseminate and incorporate into DAM’s procedures updated collections care resources and attend collections conferences and trainings seminars to maintain and implement current standards of Museum collections practices.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY:          

  • Knowledge of accepted collection management, registration, art handling, variable media, and preventative conservation practices.
  • Working knowledge of museum databases (ARGUS or ARGUS.net preferred) and other computer programs
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing, planning, research, communication, organizational,  project management, and public speaking skills and experience
  • Detail oriented, and skill in negotiation and resolution of non-routine problems
  • Knowledge of safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment for self and others
  • Ability to work flexible hours when required
  • Skill with tools and knowledge of building materials
  • Ability to erect storage furniture and equipment
  • Ability to lift heavy objects
  • Ability to work independently or with a team
  • Must be willing to travel, serve as courier, and work off-site

Education or Formal Training

Masters degree required in museum studies, art history, anthropology, archaeology or related

Experience

  • Minimum of five years of working experience and progressively responsible leadership experience in collections management in a museum setting with world culture collections.
  • Experience in initiating and implementing successful collection-related moves, grant re-housing projects and related initiatives.
  • Experience with managing multiple departmental budgets and grants
  • Supervisory experience

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT USED DIRECTLY:

  • Computer and ARGUS.NET database
  • Hand and power tools
  • Lift equipment (forklift, scissorlift, stacker)
  • Camera (35M, Polaroid, digital)
  • Straight truck and cargo/passenger van; must have valid CO drivers license

 

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Temperature changes
  • Exposed to hazards from electrical/mechanical/power equipment
  • Subject to many interruptions
  • Lifting, pushing or pulling 50 pounds
  • Standing, walking, sitting, and climbing
  • Eye/hand/foot coordination

 

Additional Information

This is a full-time position with benefits.  Posting closes September 12, 2014.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to the Human Resources Department at hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. Please include your name and the position in the subject line of your email.

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 Internships

The Education Department 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:

  • Spring: For internships with start dates in Jan. – April 2015 the application deadline is November 15, 2014
  • Summer: For internships with start dates in May – Aug. 2015 the application deadline is March 15, 2015
  • Fall: For internships with start dates in Sep. – Dec 2015 the application deadline is July 15, 2015

We are now accepting applications for internships beginning in Jan. – April 2015. All education internships are part-time with no compensation. To apply for any education internship, an applicant must 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 Access Programs with planning and execution of access programming, including art and about tours and tactile tours
  • Support the Coordinator of Access Programs with implementation of universal design best practices
  • Support the Coordinator of 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 . 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.

Adult & College Programs - Film & Media Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

The Adult and College Programs Film & Media intern will assist in documenting and producing video-based media related to programming events. This position requires a commitment to attend Untitled events, which take place on the final Friday of every month; additional event attendance will be determined as necessary. This position requires a commitment to attend Untitled events (final Friday of every month).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Document audiences engaging in program activities using photos, film, interviews and other techniques
  • Produce short films and other media for informational/marketing purposes
  • Attend and engage in Untitled on the final Friday of each month, other events as necessary

If you are interested in this position . 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 . 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 Programs Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

Family Programs interns will assist in the development of programming and in-gallery interpretive components to provide rich, interactive experiences for families visiting the museum. Interns will support the Family Programs staff with in-gallery activity maintenance, family events, hands-on studio activities, and research projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with and research Family and Community projects/programs as needed
  • Support staff with monthly toddler program, Create Playdate and other events
  • Support staff with on-site maintenance of in-gallery interpretive components
  • Assist with visitor research, including conducting visitor observations and surveys

If you are interested in this position . 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 . 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.

Latino Programs Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

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 program, supporting outreach efforts, gathering and organizing research on Latino audiences, object based research projects, and other projects as assigned. This position requires a commitment to attend CelebrARTE events (third Sunday of every month).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with bilingual family program, CelebrARTE - assistance with audience outreach, program prep and research, and needs day-of
  • 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:

  • Experience or interest in supporting the needs of Latino audiences through the arts, cultural programming, and/or museum education.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preferred.

If you are interested in this position . 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.

School & Teacher Programs Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

This internship is designed to help us accomplish our goal for this audience: to provide interactive experiences of DAM collections and exhibitions that emphasize three areas of learning that contribute to school education in visual arts, language arts and literacy, social studies and history: aesthetic experiences (heightened sense awareness and visual skills); cultural awareness (focus on social context and art history); creativity (critical thinking and divergent thinking skills). The DAM serves students ages pre-school through 12th grade and teachers of all subjects but especially the regular elementary classroom teacher, and specialists in arts, language arts and social studies.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Research DAM collections
  • Research school and teacher needs and help us enhance the DAM’s Creativity Resource for Teachers website
  • Research learning and teaching methods and help create new teaching tools for use in the galleries
  • Work directly with students and teachers to help invent new tours and touring methods
  • Attend training for museum guides (about the collections, touring methods)
  • Explore how to link DAM collections to language arts, social studies, visual arts and other curricula
  • Assist in the development of teacher workshops and webinars
  • Assist in the development of distance learning opportunities for students

If you are interested in this position . 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.

School and Summer Group Tour Reception Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

School and summer group tour reception interns will assist school or summer groups before, during, and after their visit to the museum.  The Denver Art Museum strives to provide each touring group with a fun, safe and positive experience for children and adults alike.  The intern will assist the School & Tour Programs Coordinator in providing clear information prior to each groups visit, greeting each group in a friendly and professional manner upon arrival and communicating museum rules and manners before each group tours the museum.  The intern must be well organized and pay close attention to details to ensure a seamless visit for each group.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Stay informed of museum exhibitions, events and ongoing programs
  • Perform pre and post-visit communication
  • Organize tour reception area by moving and labeling bins for coats, backpacks and lunches and labeling stanchion-sign holders for each group
  • Place tour entrance sign outside by Acoma Plaza entrance and bring it back inside when reception is over
  • Greet buses and escort groups to tour reception area
  • Orient groups to museum and help them organize their belongings in provided bins
  • Check and record  accurate count of children and adults in each group
  • Pass out tickets or stickers to group chaperones and provide maps of the museum complex
  • Explain museum rules and manners to each group
  • Assist with administrative and organizational duties as they arise
  • Be willing to learn computer reservation system if needed

If you are interested in this position . 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 Facilitator 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
  • Experience with/Interest in Textiles and Fiber Art highly desirable

If you are interested in this position . 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 interns will be part of the Adult & College Programs team. They will assist in developing and implementing new programming for our monthly late-night Untitled events. The focus will be on designing activities that engage audiences with our collections, exhibitions, and the museum itself, in innovative and unconventional ways. This position requires a commitment to attend Untitled events, which take place on the final Friday of every month; additional event attendance will be determined as necessary. This position requires a commitment to attend Untitled events (final Friday of every month).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in brainstorming and designing Untitled programs
  • Research for programming ideas and audience values
  • Assist in gathering and creating supplies for Untitled activities
  • Attend and engage in Untitled on the final Friday of each month

Additional Qualifications

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

  • Ability to interact with the public, comfort with public engagement
  • Familiarity with social networking
  • Literacy with the web and Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to write clearly and effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with others

If you are interested in this position . 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 . 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.

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