Volunteer Opportunities

MODA is always looking for engaged and reliable volunteers.  For more information, please email us at mwhite@museumofdesign.org.

 

Education & Programming Assistant

The Education & Programming Assistant is responsible for activating MODA planning, implementing, and assisting with education and adult programs and for administrating volunteer participation in public programs and education. 

For a full job description, click here. Please submit a letter of introduction and resume to Clare Timmerman, Assistant Director, ctimmerman@museumofdesign.org. No phone inquiries please.

 

Exhibitions Intern

MODA is seeking an unpaid Exhibitions intern to join our team this fall. This position requires strong organizational skills, excellent research, writing and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well with our whole team. The intern will report to and assist the Executive Director in variety of duties such as communications, organization, research and writing, developing web content, and exhibition support.

Qualified applicants will have/be:

  • Enrolled in degree program and applying to satisfy academic credit requirements
  • Passion for design, education, and/or nonprofit arts administration
  • Organized and detail oriented with good interpersonal & communication skills
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, spreadsheets, and Google applications
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Excellent writing, research, communication, and organizational skills
  • Hard worker, able to contribute under uncertainty and learn while doing in a startup environment
  • Great interpersonal skills

Responsibilities will include:

  1. Assist in creating content for museum exhibitions; includes research, copywriting, editing, creating presentations, performing outreach to content providers, etc.

  • Assist with email and written communication about exhibitions
  • Attend and assist with exhibition meetings

This position requires:

  • 15-20 hours/week
  • Ability to work as part of a team, sometimes under high stress

For further information or to apply for this position, please send resume and cover letter to info@museumofdesign.org  No phone calls please.

Design Intern

We are looking for a design intern to join the MODA team for Fall 2016. This is a great opportunity for college students looking to earn course credit while gaining experience and growing into a well-rounded designer. Self-starters and curious candidates are encouraged to apply.

Submission Guidelines:

To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and work sample (portfolio link or attachment) to mcramer@museumofdesign.org (no phone calls, please).

Internship Qualifications:

  • College junior or older
  • Enrolled in a degree program, and applying to satisfy academic credit requirements
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Google applications
  • Passion for design, education, and/or nonprofit arts administration
  • Organized and detail oriented with good interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Problem-solver who's not afraid to contribute their own ideas, and learn while doing so in a startup environment
  • Sense of humor is preferred, but not completely required

Internship Expectations:

  • Internship Duration: Fall semester, 2016 
  • Total of 15-20 hours/week
  • You’ll be working with the Curator of Connectivity doing everything from graphic design, photo editing, copy writing, website editing, email marketing, and so much more!
  • Learn about non-profit work flow and integrated marketing management 
  • Work on real projects and help with smaller tasks 
  •  Monthly check-ins to discuss your progress and set goals for growth
  • Portfolio review by MODA’s Curator of Connectivity

Interviews will be conducted on an individual basis.