The internship program is based on the following criteria and standards:
- Four internships are available for the fall and spring semesters of each school year. Three internships are available for the summer term.
- Applicants should be in their Junior or Senior year of college.
- Applicants should have taken multiple Art History, Art Education, Horticulture, or Environmental Education classes, and be interested in Museum, Gallery, Public Garden, or Environmental Education work as a career, or contemplating graduate work in the field.
- Interns must be available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week during the academic year. Summer internships will require a minimum of 20 hours per week.
- Education internships are unpaid. We are happy to help students receive credit for their internships.
Education interns will participate in all Education Department activities including: conducting school tours, assisting with art classes, research for docent lectures, garden work, object or plant research, preparation of teacher resource or outreach materials, and general department administration. Interested students should send in writing to the Intern Supervisor:
- A résumé including a list of Art History, Art, Museum Education, Horticulture, or Environmental Education courses taken.
- Full contact information including phone, email, and permanent address.
- A cover letter expressing areas of interest and career goals.
- Submissions may be mailed, faxed, or emailed.
Résumés can be submitted to:
Lynn Norris, Director of Education
Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
829 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, Florida 32204