Studio Program Internship

Overview

The Studio Program Intern will provide administrative support to the Studio Director and Program Coordinator in areas relating to research, planning, promotion, and marketing of classes and events. They will assist the Make Your Own Glass (MYOG) and Fun With Glass (FWG) programs, engaging and building upon their glassmaking, teaching, and customer service skills. The intern will receive training across this multi-faceted operation, gaining an understanding of both the planning and the execution of The Studio’s programming.

This internship is offered in the fall or spring.

Responsibilities

  • Provide Museum guests with world class customer service
  • Assist guests with MYOG and FWG projects
  • Prepare and organize materials and package and ship products
  • Assist in the preparation and promotion of Studio classes and events
  • Document individual participants’ and instructors’ experiences at The Studio. This content can be used in social media outlets, grant proposals, and other marketing content.
  • Maintain a clean, well-organized working area
  • Communicate cooperatively and professionally with all team members and the public
  • Assist the Program Coordinator with administrative and research tasks as assigned

Learning/Training Opportunities

  • Build skills in glass techniques with personal instruction and practice
  • Develop teaching and customer service skills through instruction, coaching, and practice
  • Work as part of a highly professional team
  • Gain insight into the planning and execution of The Studio’s programs and events
  • Develop writing and research skills
  • Interact with visiting artists, students, instructors, and Museum guests

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Commitment to working on a team
  • Professionalism and a clean, well-groomed appearance
  • Ability to engage guests in a helpful and welcoming manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Ability to work 20 hours per week
  • Willingness to abide by all CMoG safety practices

Additional Benefits

  • 25% discount in The Corning Museum of Glass Shops and Café
  • Free admission to the museum for you and your guests

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit the following to interns@cmog.org:

  • A current resume;
  • A cover letter explaining your interest in the position; and
  • Two letters of recommendation (with at least one being from a faculty member)

Applications are due July 1 for the fall internship and November 1 for the spring internship.

The Corning Museum of Glass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.