The Ruth Mott Foundation has paid internships available throughout the year. Internships are open to undergraduate or graduate college students. We offer a well-rounded program whereby each student learns general knowledge and practices in several areas, in addition to working on one specific project to gain a more in-depth and hands-on experience. Projects may be tailored to a student’s coursework or interests and the supervisor will work with students and professors to meet school requirements for classes and credits.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should email a cover letter highlighting specific interests, resume, and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the hours per week you are available and requirements for school credit.
Winter/Spring Semester is January 31st
Summer Semester is March 31st
Fall Semester is July 31st
*Applications accepted until position is filled.
Internships are now available in the Education Department with the Ruth Mott Foundation at Applewood Estate. Related majors include: art history, art (fine or studio), education/teaching, museum studies, history, anthropology/material culture, library science (archives), visual arts, and visual communication. Interns can expect to gain experience in the following areas:
Education: Work with staff to learn and conduct education programs and tours, develop educational materials for the site, and help organize the department resources. Assist with scheduling educational tours and field trips.
Events: Assist staff in event planning and delivering special programming; be on site for large events, lead activities for visitors of different ages.
Collections: Work with the Education department and Collections department to identify artifacts to use in educational programs, learn proper care and handling for an education collection.
Archives: Assist in researching the archival collection for educational content; help identify archives to use in educational programs, learn proper care and handling.