Approximate date of posting October 29, 2018
Position: Exhibits Office Special Events Intern
Eligibility All participants have to meet HACU’s program eligibility. The application and detailed program information can be accessed at www.hacu.net/hnip.
DESIRED MAJORS: Museum Studies, Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies and History
Location: Library of Congress
Company/Organization HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) in partnership with the Library of Congress and its Internship and Fellowship Programs (IFP)
Time Frame. 15 weeks The internship is scheduled to begin on January 9, 2019 and end on April 26, 2019. All participants travel to Washington, D.C. for a two day orientation prior to the start of their internship.
Compensation: Pay rates per week: Undergraduate: $580 Graduate: $650. Travel arrangements are made and paid by the program. Housing can be arranged on behalf of participants.
Description: ROJECT DESCRIPTION: The Exhibitions Office expects the candidate will apply andadapt what he/she has learned in the classroom and in the professional realm, and will discuss any ideas openly and freely with the staff. Instruction and supervision will be provided for all assignments. After an initial orientation, the intern will be expected to work independently on all assignments. The intern will be involved in the following exhibitions, Women’s Suffrage, Rosa Parks, and Two Georges exhibitions.
• Support the Exhibitions Team in the preparation of the exhibition installation schedule
and exhibition design
• Integrate research and educational information into exhibition-related gallery lectures,
and public programs
• Research materials for possible audiovisual components for Rosa Parks and Women
• Work with Exhibition Director on administrative aspects of exhibitions
• Work with curators and Exhibition Director on exhibitions, and track exhibition
• Work collaboratively with other staff to ensure exhibition goals, objectives, and deadlines
• The intern will provide a weekly report of activities and assignments, and participate in
• Provide a draft list of potential materials to complete audiovisual components for Rosa
Parks and Women Suffrage exhibitions
• Provide a draft list of exhibition related gallery lectures and public programs
How to Apply: If you are interested in this position, please email: your resume and transcripts to Noel Guerrero at firstname.lastname@example.org.
POC: Feel free to give us a call should you have any questions at (202) 467-0893 ext. 2103