Studio Tech Internship

Overview

The Studio Tech Intern will provide support to the Studio Facilities Manager and Technical Team in areas relating to preparation and execution of classes, residencies, rentals, and events, facilitating all the necessary supplies, equipment and related processes. They will assist other programs as needed, engaging and building upon their glassmaking, teaching, and customer service skills. Interns will receive training across the facility, gaining an understanding of both the planning and the execution of The Studio’s programming, equipment maintenance, and supply organization.

Responsibilities

  • Help students, instructors, residents, and renters with their facility usage.
  • Prepare and organize materials before programs begin
  • Package and ship products once a program ends.
  • Clean, organize, and maintain tools, equipment, and supplies.
  • Maintain a clean, well-organized, and safe facility.
  • Communicate cooperatively and professionally with all team members and the public.
  • Provide all Museum guests with world-class customer service.
  • 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.

Learning/Training Opportunities

  • Meet and interact with instructors, visiting artists, teaching assistants, students, and Museum guests from around the world.
  • Work as part of a highly professional team.
  • Gain a behind-the-scenes understanding of studio management.
  • Learn about glassmaking equipment, construction, safety, and control systems.
  • Learn about the planning and execution necessary to facilitate The Studio’s programs and events.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must be responsible, capable of anticipating needs, and willing to take initiative.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication skills and be a contributing team player.
  • Maintain a high standard of professionalism and present a clean, well-groomed appearance.
  • Ability to engage with guests in a helpful and welcoming manner.
  • 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; and
  • A cover letter explaining your interest in the position.

Applications are due March 1 for the summer internship.

The Corning Museum of Glass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.