Hunt Museum, Rutland Street, Limerick
The Hunt Museum is currently seeking applications for 3 and 6-month unpaid internships in its award-winning Education and Public Programmes Department to commence in Summer/Autumn 2015 and Winter 2016. Shorter-term internships (3 months) are also available.
The Hunt Museum offers several internships throughout the year to students, recent graduates and early-career Museum professionals. Interns get hands-on experience in the day-to-day operation of The Hunt Museum’s Education Department and have the opportunity to develop a project during the period of their internship under the supervision of Dr Dominique Bouchard, Curator of Education and Outreach. Recent Education and Public Programme Internship alumni have found paid employment at institutions including the British Museum (UK), Lowry Arts Centre (UK), Bishop’s Stopford Museum (UK), the Centre Pompidou (France), and the Waikato Museum (New Zealand).
We are currently seeking applications for the Education and Public Programmes Curatorial Internship.
Curatorial Internship – Education and Public Programmes (6 or 12 months).
Curatorial interns play a key role in the development of The Hunt’s interpretation, public programmes and education initiatives. Interns will have opportunities to gain experience in project management, programme development, interpretation, audience development, and digital media. Past interns have created films, helped curate exhibitions, create and manage festivals and events, contribute to interpretation, present their work at museum conferences, and have even published articles!
Specifications and application form can be downloaded directly from The Hunt’s website here: http://goo.gl/1uzwRS or request an application pack by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
– Summer 2015 (May/June – Nov/Dec 2015): NOW OPEN – please apply ASAP
– Autumn 2015 (1 Sept – 15 March 2016): 5.00pm Friday 15 May 2015
– Winter 2016 (Dec/Jan 2015/6 – 15 June 2016 – ): 5.00pm Friday 25 September 2015
Short-listed applicants will be invited by email to interview 2-3 weeks following the application deadlines above. We regret that due to the volume of applications received only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The Hunt Museum exhibits one of Ireland’s greatest private collections of art and antiquities, dating from the Neolithic to the 20th Century, and includes works by Renoir, Picasso and Jack B. Yeats. The Museum is housed in an elegant Palladian-style building designed by the Italian architect, Davis Ducart, in 1765. Today, The Hunt Museum is a cultural and artistic centre in Limerick providing a wide range of education, heritage and culture activities including a vibrant schools programme, curatorial lectures and family focused events.