MIT invites you to apply as an intern and become a member of the team that administers the Council for the Arts at MIT (CAMIT) in Spring 2017. Are you studying the arts, arts administration, arts development, or student affairs? Do you love the arts and are you interested in helping spread the word about the dynamic initiatives and events happening at MIT? Then join us!
The Arts at MIT is looking for a part-time intern for 8 hours per week ($12/hour). Students from any accredited college or university in the United States are encouraged to apply.
Students pursuing a degree in the arts or arts administration or a related field preferred. Students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the arts will also be considered. The intern will work closely with the Director of the Council for the Arts at MIT to coordinate and implement CAMIT programming.
• Assist in updating CAMIT content on the Arts at MIT website Grants Program:
• Help the Director to facilitate the CAMIT grants program, which provides grants to students, faculty, and staff for art projects, by compiling grant applications, helping plan the grant review day, and managing day of scheduling, AV, and catering.
• Work with the Communications team to advertise the program across the Institute.
• Manage follow up with grant recipients, including requesting reports and compiling project viewing dates. Take the lead on tracking the grants program.
Museum Membership and Performing Arts Tickets Program:
• Help the Director to facilitate the CAMIT tickets program, which allows MIT students to experience the arts in the Boston area for free or a discounted rate.
• Draft announcements to the MIT community using Mailchimp and Eventbrite; track responses and work with partner organizations.
General Office Support:
• May include helping with correspondence and/or meeting planning, and other administrative duties as needed.
Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
Exceptional attention to detail required.
Willingness to ask for help and take initiative. Demonstrated commitment to the arts and knowledge of academic institutions in the Boston area required.
Knowledge of Apple software and programs, including MS Office Suite, WordPress, Adobe, Slideroom, Eventbrite, Keynote and MailChimp or demonstrated technical aptitude and a willingness to learn.
Intern must be 18 years of age or older and currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States.
How To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to:
Director, Council for the Arts at MIT
No phone calls, please.
January 31, 2017
About this Organization:
The Arts at MIT connect creative minds across disciplines and encourage a lifetime of exploration and self-discovery. They are rooted in experimentation, risk-taking and imaginative problem-solving. The arts strengthen MIT’s commitment to the aesthetic, human, and social dimensions of research and innovation. Artistic knowledge and creation exemplify our motto — mens et manus, mind and hand. The arts are essential to MIT’s mission to build a better society and meet the challenges of the 21st century.