Learning and Interpretation
Peggy L. Osher Director of Learning and Interpretation
Education and Experience:
Ideal candidate has an interest in museum education
Strong interest in working with a variety of people, including but not limited to school groups and museum docents
Preferably pursuing a degree in Education, Art Education, Art History, or Museum Education; and has a knowledge of Art History. Must be at least a rising college junior
Self-motivated and a desire to learn about museum education practice
Must be able to attend various L&I events on some evenings and weekends
Must be able to work independently, be a proactive problem-solver, a flexible and creative thinker, and possess strong organizational skills
Ability to operate computers, and must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with coworkers and those outside the organization
Ability to pass a criminal background check
The internship is unpaid, part-time, 15-24 hours per week – days of the week are flexible. Interns receive free admission to the museum for themselves and a guest, as well as discounts in the PMA Store and Café.
Please send a résumé, cover letter, and completed PMA Volunteer/Intern application form by email to firstname.lastname@example.org . The deadline for applications is April 30, 2016.
The Portland Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.