William B. Jordan Internships

William B. Jordan Undergraduate Internships at the Meadows Museum offer SMU students an introduction to the museum profession. Internships are offered throughout the academic year. These competitive internships provide students with the opportunity to work directly with the Meadows Museum’s staff and a world-renowned collection of Spanish art. Experience gained as a Jordan Intern will provide a foundation for future positions in a variety of contexts, including museums, galleries, and other cultural institutions.

  • The Jordan internship is a semester-long professional internship for credit or non-credit. Please consult with your academic advisor to determine if you will pursue the internship for credit or non-credit.
  • The Museum may accommodate interns in one or more of the following disciplines:
    – Curatorial
    – Education
    – Collections Management & Exhibitions
    – Publications
    – Marketing & PR
  • SMU students may apply and interview for an internship in a specific Museum division, and each division is responsible for awarding its own internship. Preference will be given to upper class students with a relevant major.

Responsibilities

  • Depending upon arrangements with Museum supervisors and academic advisors, Jordan interns are asked to commit between 6-15 hours per week during regular Museum hours, Monday through Friday. Their weekly schedule will be determined with their Museum supervisors.
  • Jordan intern projects will be assigned by Museum supervisors.
  • Requirements for credit will be determined and evaluated by academic advisors.

Application

To be considered for a Jordan Internship, applicants must submit an application form (PDF), personal statement, résumé, and letter of recommendation to:

Scott Winterrowd
Curator of Education
Meadows Museum
PO Box 750357 Dallas, TX 75275-0357
214.768.4993 (phone) • 214.768.1688 (fax) • Scott Winterrowd (swinterrowd@smu.edu)

Deadlines

Friday, March 31, 2017 (for Fall 2017) or Monday, November 13, 2017 (for Spring 2018)

Summer Internships

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Summer Internships at the Meadows Museum offer undergraduate and graduate students an introduction to the practical and theoretical issues that shape museum professions today. Internships are available in various divisions of the museum, in which students will work under supervision of the Meadows Museum’s staff. Experience gained as an intern will provide a foundation for future positions in a variety of contexts, including museums, galleries, and other cultural institutions.

Summer internships last approximately 10-12 weeks during the summer months. Interns are asked to commit approximately 10 hours per week at the museum; their weekly schedule will be determined with their supervisors.

Every effort is made to match interns to divisions and projects that relate to their individual backgrounds and interests. Meadows Museum summer internships are open to undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university; preference is given to upper-level students with majors or minors in art or art history and an interest in the museum profession.

Application

To be considered for a summer internship, applicants must submit an application form, personal statement, résumé and letter of recommendation to:

Scott Winterrowd
Curator of Education
Meadows Museum
PO Box 750357 Dallas, TX 75275-0357
214.768.4993 (phone) • 214.768.1688 (fax) Scott Winterrowd (swinterrowd@smu.edu)
Deadlines

Application deadlines are as follows:

Summer 2017 – March 31, 2017
Summer 2018 – March 31, 2018