The intern will get a behind-the-scenes experience with exhibition development, specifically the concept and content design/development phases for exhibitions being planned for the Museum’s 3rd floor. The intern will be “in the room where it happens” with curatorial, design, exhibit development, education, and collections staff. The intern will learn about and engage in evaluation of elements of the newly-opened wing “The Nation We Build Together,” including interviewing visitors and writing an evaluation report. The intern will also learn about and conduct rapid prototyping sessions, including title testing for new exhibitions. Finally, the intern will assist with development of a new audioguide for the museum, including concept and content development.
The James Lollar Hagan Intern should have excellent research and writing skills, familiarity with social media, and a basic knowledge of Latino and American women’s history. Candidates can be undergraduates or graduates.
To learn more and apply, visit http://americanhistory.si.edu/getinvolved/internship/james-lollar-hagan-internship.