External Affairs Intern
The Nasher Sculpture Center External Affairs internship provides an excellent opportunity for a motivated undergraduate or graduate student to serve as an important team member of the external affairs team and learn about marketing and public relations within a small cultural institution. Interns are responsible for working directly with the external affairs team on daily activities relating to events, marketing and public relations, including writing press releases, proofreading and editing marketing materials, and assisting with event coordination. Applicants must have excellent writing and oral communication skills, be very organized and able to work independently. Knowledge of visual arts preferred. The internship is unpaid and for credit, 15-25 hours per week. Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to
The Nasher Sculpture Center seeks a Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 intern with a strong interest in art museums to provide administrative support for the Development Department in its individual, patron, and corporate giving programs, with a focus on database management. Each intern will have the opportunity to train in Blackbaud’s database system, Altru. The Development Department also seeks to offer additional projects dependent on the interests of the intern. The intern will work closely with all the members of the Membership Department. The intern will have the opportunity to be exposed to all areas of the museum membership, including retaining current members, acquisition of new members, providing great customer service and fulfilling benefits to current members.
Dates and hours of this internship are flexible. Candidates enrolled in college studio art and/or art history classes preferred. This is an unpaid internship. Candidates will gain fundamental skills and knowledge of working in the Membership Department environment at a major non-profit organization.To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Ester Harrison at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Evelyn Kelly Lambert Internship
The Nasher Sculpture Center is pleased to offer a project-based internship for university students and recent graduates pursuing art history, museum education or related disciplines. Successful applicants will work closely with Nasher Curatorial and Education staff to conduct research contributing to special exhibition or interpretive programs while gaining a deeper understanding of the foundations of museum work. Candidates for the Evelyn Kelly Lambert Internship will first complete a three-month internship with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy, gaining practical experience in multiple aspects of museum operation before traveling to Dallas, Texas, to complete four months of focused study at the Nasher.
The Evelyn Kelly Lambert Internship at the Nasher Sculpture Center is offered to one candidate per calendar year and includes a monthly stipend. Applications will be jointly reviewed by staff at the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.
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Applications will be accepted through February 28, 2015. Applicants must be available to travel to Venice October – December, 2015 and to work in Dallas during the spring 2016 semester.
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