Summer Marketing & Communications Internship


The Corning Museum of Glass seeks a creative, energetic intern who is passionate about the arts and eager to gain real-world experience working in marketing at a museum whose mission is to “Inspire people to see glass in a new light.”

The Marketing and Communications (Marcom) Intern will assist with all aspects of promoting the Museum, including audience development, market research, campaign design, digital marketing, event planning, social media, benchmarking and reporting, and some administrative tasks. The ideal candidate is creative, energetic, detail-oriented, passionate about the arts, and eager to gain real-world experience working in promoting and marketing a world-renowned cultural institution.

Primarily, the intern will work to provide general promotional and administrative support for three projects:

  • Marcom Project Management Process Improvement
  • New Glass Now Exhibition
  • Blown Away TV Competition Series


  • Become familiar with the Museum and the Rakow Library
  • Assist with graphic needs and simple design projects, including: using Photoshop; organizing photo-based projects; and providing feedback on Marcom collateral designs
  • Benchmark against other museums and organizations on topics including: membership; events; and guest services
  • Present on your internship experience at the culmination of your assignment
  • Assist with online marketing and project coordination

Learning/Training Opportunities

  • Participate as a member of a team of professional and dedicated marketing and communication specialists
  • Gain on-the-job training and experience working on actual marketing campaigns and other real-time projects
  • Develop skills vitally important in today’s fast-paced work environment, including:
    • analytical skills;
    • team-based interaction;
    • goal setting and strategic planning;
    • the ability to work under pressure; and
    • listening and organizational skills


  • Must be an undergraduate college student enrolled or previously enrolled in a Marketing or Communications curricula.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to multitask and produce high-quality work by deadline
  • Comfortable knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to represent the museum professionally
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings as needed

Additional Benefits

  • $1,500 monthly stipend to assist with living expenses
  • 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

  • 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.