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Education and Public Engagement Intern, Academy Museum - Summer 2020 (Academy Gold) 



The Education and Public Engagement department of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures focus on creating safe and inclusive learning opportunities for people of all abilities. We are dedicated to making the skills and knowledge in a creative economy such as filmmaking to be accessible to all. Our goal is to unpack all those skills and build series workshops, public programs, gallery discussion, family activities and drop-in classes that range for introductory to a deep dive learning experience.


You will learn the ins and outs of daily routines and procedures around Museum education. A large focus will be on designing educational activities for the Museum as well as learning how the overall organization operates. Upon completion of the internship, you will better understand best practice and philosophical approaches to museum education as well as how to best work within a group setting to plan and implement museum education activities for a diverse audience.



Support the design and creation of some of the following gallery and studio activities:

  • Assist the Education and Public Engagement department on planning out Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work around youth and family programs.
  • Assist the Manager of Public Programs on designing a gallery experience for the hearing impaired around Miyazaki Exhibition and the Opening Collection.
  • Other miscellaneous administrative duties and office support.
Position Requirements
  • Current undergraduate student (junior or senior) majoring in Museum Studies, History, Anthropology, Film, or related.
  • Knowledge on filmmaking and editing helpful but not required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Energetic, responsible, and eager to learn and tackle new projects/ideas.
  • Open to working with and engage the community.
  • Interest in and availability to attend Academy programs, functions, and networking opportunities.


This internship is part of the Academy Gold Program, an 8-week internship enhancement program that incorporates learning opportunities including an intensive two-day orientation, weekly panels, exclusive networking events, workshops, screenings, and mentorship opportunities with Academy members. To learn more, please visit the Academy Gold page:

Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Position Education and Public Engagement Intern, Academy Museum of Motion Pictures - Summer 2020 (Academy Gold)  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 12/17/2019  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 8,000+ accomplished men and women working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.

EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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