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Internships are available year-round.  Please see CMA internship options below.  

 

 

Marketing Intern

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks a Marketing Intern. This is a part time internship position responsible for research, planning, promoting, and administrative tasks related to marketing art exhibitions and special events at the Museum.  This position is in the Marketing Department, and reports to the Director of Marketing.
 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with promotional materials for web and print

  • Assist with administrative tasks related to exhibitions and other events

  • Assist with marketing research

  • Create promotional content for social media platforms

  • Assist with e-mail marketing as needed

  • Maintain and update event materials as needed

  • Assist with special projects and fulfill special requests pertaining to events or exhibitions

  • Participate in other CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed

  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS  

  • Open to Marketing and Communications majors

  • Must be self-motivated and follow instructions both written and verbal

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software required (would prefer knowledge of Adobe Creative)

  • Strong written, oral communications skills

  • Accomplishes tasks with a sense of urgency

  • Dependable, friendly, cooperative, and organized

COMPENSATION

  • This is an unpaid/volunteer internship.


TO APPLY: Please send resume to Danielle Attar at danielle@cantonart.org


 

 

Development Intern

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks a Development Intern. This is a part time internship position responsible for research, planning, and administrative tasks related to fundraising for art exhibitions, programs, and special events at the Museum. This position is in the Development Department, and reports to the Development Director.  This internship offers the opportunity to work in the professional setting of a small museum and to gain a variety of experiences in event planning and marketing for an arts organization.
 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with materials for grants and fundraising

  • Assist with administrative tasks related to development and fundraising events

  • Assist with research used for grants and fundraising

  • Create and edit written content for grants

  • Assist with donor communications as needed

  • Maintain and update development materials as needed

  • Assist with special projects and fulfill special requests pertaining to development projects

  • Participate in other CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed

  • Perform other Museum related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS  

  • Open to all majors and graduates with relevant skill sets

  • Must be self-motivated and follow instructions both written and verbal

  • General to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Strong written, oral communications skills

  • Accomplishes tasks with a sense of urgency

  • Dependable, friendly, cooperative, and organized

COMPENSATION

  • This is an unpaid/volunteer internship.


TO APPLY: Please send resume to Ashley Harwell at ashley@cantonart.org

 

 

Museum Research and Evaluation Intern

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks a Research and Evaluation Assistant. This is a part time internship position responsible for researching, developing and evaluating components relative to CMA’s exhibitions and programming. This position is in the Education Department, and reports to the Education Manager.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research best practices of museum institutions in several different areas including but not limited to; education, outreach, exhibitions, development, and marketing pertinent to CMA’s objectives

  • Research content and topics related to CMA’s permanent collection and exhibitions and compose documents for museum and educational purposes as needed

  • Perform various editorial duties including; writing, reviewing and editing various sources of material for publication.

  • Develop and utilize evaluation tools to measure, interpret, and analyze the outcomes of programming to help promote the mission of the CMA to our members, visitors and the greater Canton community

  • Investigate relevant speakers, artists and instructors for possible future outreach programs

  • Expand the reach of CMA programs by cultivating partnerships within the Stark County community, by enhancing relationships with current collaborative partners and cultivating new ones.

  • Participate in CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed

  • Provide excellence in service and always portray a positive and professional image of the CMA

  • Perform all duties according to established CMA operating, safety, and quality policies

  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Open to all majors with relevant skill sets

  • Must be self-motivated and follow instructions both written and verbal

  • General to advanced knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software

  • Strong written, oral communications skills

  • Accomplishes tasks with a sense of urgency

  • Dependable, friendly, cooperative, organized

  • Strong ability to research, write and edit various sources of information and documents

  • Ability to manage multiple projects/activities simultaneously

  • Creative problem solver with ability to work independently and as part of a team

COMPENSATION:

  • This is an unpaid/volunteer internship.

TO APPLY: Please send resume to Erica Emerson at erica@cantonart.org
 

 

 

Museum Education Intern  

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks a Museum Education Intern.  This is a part time internship position responsible for researching, developing, implementing, and evaluating components relative to CMA’s education programming.  This position is in the Education Department, and reports to the Education Manager.  This internship offers the opportunity to work in the professional setting of a small museum and to gain a variety of experiences in an arts organization.

 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and implement educational programming for youth and adults programs

  • Research content related to CMA’s permanent collection and exhibitions

  • Prepare documents for museum and educational purposes as needed

  • Assist with setup and take down of educational materials/classroom space

  • Participate in CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed

  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Open to all majors and graduates with relevant skill sets (Art Education majors preferred)

  • Must be self-motivated and follow instructions both written and verbal

  • General to advanced knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software

  • Strong written, oral communications skills

  • Accomplishes tasks with a sense of urgency

  • Dependable, friendly, cooperative, organized

COMPENSATION:

  • This is an unpaid/volunteer internship.


TO APPLY: Please send resume to Erica Emerson at erica@cantonart.org

 

 

 

 

Curatorial Intern

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks an intern for the curatorial department. This is a part time internship position responsible for research, writing, exhibit prep and installation, collection management, and other administrative tasks related to the duties of the Curator of Collections & Registrar and Curator of Exhibitions.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research content and topics related to CMA’s permanent collection and exhibitions.

  • Perform various editorial duties including writing, reviewing and editing various sources of material for publication.

  • Create reports such as condition books, accession forms, loan forms, etc.

  • Coordinate with the Curator of Collections & Registrar to document accessions, deaccessions, and loans.

  • Manage registration records and ensure their integrity.

  • Assist the Curator of Collections & Registrar with managing the permanent collection.

  • Assist the Curator of Exhibitions with exhibit installation and de-installation.

  • Assist with administrative tasks related to exhibitions.

  • Accompany the Curator of Collections & Registrar and/or Curator of Exhibitions to other museums, art galleries, conservation labs, etc.

  • Participate in CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Open to all majors with relevant skill sets.

  • Must be self-motivated and follow instructions both written and verbal.

  • Must be able to lift and move items.

  • Strong ability to research, write and edit various sources of information and documents with attention to detail.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects/activities simultaneously.

  • Knowledge of professionally accepted collections management standards and procedures including art handling, storage and basic conservation.

  • Knowledge of collections database programs, or willingness to learn.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.

  • Creative problem solver.

  • Dependable, friendly, cooperative, organized.

COMPENSATION:

  • This is an unpaid/volunteer internship. 

 

TO APPLY: Please send resume to Kaleigh Pisani-Paige at kaleigh@cantonart.org

 

 

 

 



 

 

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