Public Programs Internship

The Public Programs Intern assists in the development, implementation, and management of dynamic programs for a diverse audience through various interpretative approaches to the Cartoon Art Museum’s collection and exhibitions. The intern works closely with the education director and the curator to develop programs. The intern primarily focuses on programming linked to the upcoming exhibitions for the current season and the following two seasons.


  • Write texts for programs as needed

  • Assist in developing family guides, tours, lectures, and workshops for upcoming exhibitions

  • Assist in creating evaluation tools for temporary and permanent exhibitions

  • Research possibilities for the future growth of the education department


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines

  • Independent thinking and problem solving, while being a hands-on team player

  • Research skills

  • Commitment of at least 10 to 20 hours a week for a minimum of three months

  • Knowledge of FileMaker and Microsoft Office helpful

  • Museum Studies student preferred, but not required



Please provide the following:

  • Cover letter: explain what you can contribute to the Cartoon Art Museum, why you want to intern at the museum, and your expectations for your internship

  • Resume or CV

  • Contact information for three personal or professional references upon request


Submit via mail to:

Cartoon Art Museum
ATTN: Summerlea Kashar
781 Beach Street, Fl 1
San Francisco, CA 94109

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