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Posted: 12/12/2014

Employer
Strathmore Hall Foundation, Inc.

Located one-half mile outside the Capital Beltway in North Bethesda, Maryland, Strathmore provides affordable, accessible, multi-disciplinary arts programming in the Mansion at Strathmore, the Music Center at Strathmore, and on its scenic 16-acre site. Founded and operated since 1981 by the Strathmore Hall Foundation, Inc., an independent, 501(c)(3) organization, the arts center presents a lively and diverse program of art exhibitions, concerts and performing arts programs, and literary lectures and events. High quality arts programming, designed for audiences of many tastes, served with the hospitality and warmth of a family enterprise, are the hallmarks of Strathmore. Seasonal outdoor events seek to be inclusive in their programming appeal, reaching out to people of all ages, interests and cultural heritage.


Position
Spring 2015 Internship
Type
Internship Opportunity
Location
North Bethesda, MD
Details
 

College and graduate students interested in an arts management career are encouraged to apply for a Spring Internship at Strathmore for the period of January through May 2015. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

This Spring we have openings for paid internships (minimum of 20 hrs/week) in rentals/event planning, education, and visual arts. Volunteer internships (minimum of 16 hrs/week) will be available in the following departments: historic tours and marketing. For either paid or volunteer internships, if the applicant is pursuing an internship for school credit, they must contact Strathmore in advance to ensure that all school requirements can be met.

Duties:

ANTICIPATED DUTIES IN EDUCATION

Research potential speakers, teaching artists, instructors, topics, school outreach projects, programs, etc according to the needs of the Education department

Draft, send and track contracts and check requests

Help maintain and organize various event-planning tracking logs

Draft production sheets

Support education events, helping with creating nametags, picking up snacks, setup/check-in/clean-up/greeting patrons etc.

Organize/streamline Education event images and quotes from participants

ANTICIPATED DUTIES IN HISTORIC TOURS

Original historical research

Promote and give guided tours

Maintain and revise tour materials as needed

Research and develop programming ideas for children

ANTICIPATED DUTIES IN MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Research artists coming to Strathmore

Assist with a variety of Grassroots Marketing tasks including researching and reaching out to targeted groups and delivering flyers or newsletters

Write press releases and assist with organizing press clippings

Post or share Strathmore performances and events on community calendars and listservs

Proof publications and emails

Represent Strathmore at events and performances (including some evenings/weekends)

ANTICIPATED DUTIES IN RENTALS/EVEN

OPen until
12/31/2014

How to apply
Salary & Benefits: To apply please send complete applications to Miriam Teitel, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, N. Bethesda MD 20852 or mteitel@strathmore.org (email submissions preferred). Complete Applications Must Include: Cover letter including the days and hours you are available and department(s) of interest. If you do not know your final class schedule, at least estimate how many hours you will be available per week; final schedule must be confirmed before any internship position will be offered. If you are interested in multiple departments, please rank your order of preference. Resume including current contact information Names and contact information of two references (letters of recommendations are accepted but not required). Transcript (unofficial is accepted)
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