Education, Summer Intern (3-month position): June-August

Posted December 22, 2023
Type Paid Summer Internship
Department Education
Category Museum studies / Education
Stipend $5,040 for the 10-week period (28 hours a week)
Deadline February 29
Open to: Students interested in careers in museum education who are undergraduates/graduate students or recent graduates
Stipend: $5,040 for the 10-week period (28 hours a week)
Deadline: All applications must be received by February 29, 2024, and all letters of response will be mailed by April 15, 2024

The Norton Simon Museum offers undergraduate/graduate students or recent graduates the opportunity to work with its education team during the summer season. This 10-week, part-time paid internship is centered on the Museum’s outstanding art collection.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with educational programming
  • Planning and developing art activities for existing and future education programs
  • Designing and coordinating the Summer Community Outreach program
  • Assisting with large events including the Garden Party, An Afternoon for Teachers and An Evening in Focus
  • Developing a project related to the applicant’s area of expertise
  • Assisting in day-to-day departmental operations
  • Conducting collections-based research as related to departmental needs

The Summer Education Intern will start in May or June 2024.

Physical Requirements: This position requires moderate lifting, stretching, reaching, and bending. Ability to lift up to 15 pounds.

Schedule: Position is scheduled to work 28 hours per week, between Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Norton Simon Entities* provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Norton Simon Entities do not unlawfully discriminate or tolerate harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, reproductive health decisionmaking, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, age (forty years of age and over), sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. The Norton Simon Entities make reasonable accommodations for disabled applicants and employees and for religious observances and practices. This policy applies to all areas of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, termination, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, and social and recreational programs.

The Norton Simon Entities are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion in its workforce.

*The Norton Simon Entities are composed of the following: Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena and the Norton Simon Art Foundation. Employment may be with either, or both, of these entities.

How To Apply

Please check back in December 2024 for details about the 2025 Summer Internship program application process.