The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida will be offering paid internships to be held for ten weeks, from June 2 – August 8, 2014 (the dates of the theater internship are June 9 – August 2). 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 a project 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 Collections Management, Curatorial, 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 2013. Candidates for the theater internship should have a minimum of two years technical theater experience and a recently completed a degree in Theater. Candidates for the Visitor Services internship should have recently completed a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management. Enrollment in a related Master’s Degree program is preferred.
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.
Application materials can be found on the Museum’s website at http://www.ringling.org/internships
The application deadline is 3/3/2014