The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, will be offering six paid internships to be held for ten weeks, from June 3 – August 9, 2013 (the dates of the Theater internship are June 10 – August 3). The Ringling is part of Florida State University and serves as the State Art Museum of Florida. Located on a 66-acre site overlooking Sarasota Bay, it consists of an art museum, two circus museums, historic home, theater, and research library.
Summer internships at the Ringling combine practical, hands-on experience working on projects for a specific department with exposure to all aspects of the Museum’s operation.
Interns earn $11.25 per hour (less taxes) and are paid bi-weekly. Interns are responsible for their own housing (the Museum will assist with locating nearby rentals).
Candidates for Archives, Collections Management, Education, and Library internships must be enrolled in a graduate program at the time of application, or have received a graduate degree no earlier than December 2012. Candidates for the Theater internship should have a minimum of two years technical theater experience and have recently completed a degree in theater.
International applicants must have a current US Visa and be eligible to work in the US.The positions require fingerprinting. The Museum encourages students from all backgrounds to apply and is committed to a culturally diverse group.
The application deadline is March 1, 2013.
Information about Summer 2013 internships for academic credit will be available in early April 2013.