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Internship Program

ICA Miami internships offer participants an opportunity to learn more about contemporary art and the scope of museum work during an exciting and critical moment of growth for the institution. Qualified candidates will experience a comprehensive overview of museum operations while focusing on one of the following areas: educational programs, digital marketing strategy and campaigns, or exhibition and collections management. Interns will work closely with department staff to design independent projects using museum best practices. ICA Miami will also provide interns with opportunities to connect with ICA Miami staff, attend public programs, and participate in coordinated field trips.

Selected interns for Spring 2019 will participate in a 14-week program, approximately as long as one academic semester, beginning January 14 through April 19, 2019 with a minimum commitment of 14 hours per week. Interns will receive a stipend of $1000 for the entire program. Selected interns will also receive a parking pass for the tenure of the program.

Digital Marketing

Open to undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate candidates.

The Digital Marketing Intern will assist the museum’s External Affairs department with strengthening ICA Miami’s brand presence across multiple digital channels, including video, email, and various social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. Candidates should demonstrate: a strong understanding of social media, contemporary visual culture, emerging technologies and their strategic application; the ability to engage through original content and copy; and possess a meticulous attention to detail whether writing, researching or reporting. Preference will be given to candidates with graphic design experience. The intern will also support staff with daily administrative and research operations. This internship is ideal for students from the following majors and related disciplines: Communications, Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Art and Art History, Museum Studies, UI/UX and Design.

Education

Open to undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate candidates.

The Education intern will work closely with ICA Miami Education staff to provide and develop inquiry-based curriculum for the Immersive Tour Program. Internship duties include providing public tours, attending meetings, developing projects and activities that tie into exhibition themes, working within the department’s budget, ordering supplies, marketing events and supervising volunteers. Due to our school tour programming, this internship will require the candidate work morning hours from 9am to 12pm. This internship is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate students from the following majors and related disciplines: Art and Art History, Education, and Museum Studies.

Exhibitions and Collections Management

Open to undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate candidates.

The Exhibitions and Collections Management internship is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn about projects related to documenting ICA Miami’s permanent collection, inventorying and cataloguing objects, managing incoming and outgoing loans, exhibitions, database management, and special projects. The intern will be exposed to all phases of registration and receive additional assignments focusing on archiving and museum collections management. This internship is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate students from the following majors: Museum Studies, Art and Art History, Anthropology, Archaeology, History, and Library Science.