Internship posted by: National Academy Museum and School
Posted on: December 4, 2012
2013 Internship: Development Department
National Academy Museum & School
Spring and Summer Semesters 2013
The National Academy Museum & School, located on Museum Mile, is the
only institution of its kind that integrates a museum, art school, and honorary association of artists and architects dedicated to creating and furthering a living history of American art.
Founded in 1825 by Samuel F. B. Morse, Thomas Cole, and Asher B. Durand, the Academy's permanent collection includes more than 7,000 nineteenth century, twentieth century, and contemporary works form a veritable survey of American art and architecture. The Academy supports artists and architects through exhibition and education and plays a critical role in fostering the visual arts in America. The Academy School offers studio-based study in an intimate and creative environment, supporting the artistic journey of each student.
Responsibilities: The development intern will gain valuable experience in all aspects of fundraising including prospect research, special event planning, solicitation, and stewardship. Responsibilities include researching individual donors, updating donor records in Sage (fundraising database), completing administrative tasks, and assisting with special events and public programs.
Candidates must be enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and able to multitask. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as a willingness to learn Sage (fundraising database) is required. Undergraduate students and recent graduates may apply. Graduate students are preferred. Basic understanding of art history and/or arts administration is a must. Schedule can be flexible to accommodate course schedule or part-time work. A minimum of 3 days per week with some evening hours is expected.
To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Arielle Kohan, Manager of Individual Giving, at email@example.com
To apply:Please send cover letter and resume to Arielle Kohan, Manager of Individual Giving, at firstname.lastname@example.org