Internships


Be A Musée Intern

Musée prides itself on giving our interns valuable hands-on experience and insight into the digital publication industry. As an intern with Musée you will be exposed to the photographic community’s most established figures, up and coming works, premiering films, and gallery openings. You will learn key skills regarding your field of interest as well as enhance traits that are vital to any professional environment: professional comportment, problem solving, and a heightened attention to detail.

All potential interns must possess:

  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Professionalism and punctuality

Interns are required to commit 2-3 days a week for three-months (12 Weeks). You must live in New York City or have the ability to commute to lower Manhattan. We do stress that all internships are unpaid, with school, masthead, and on page credit available as appropriate and upon the internship’s completion.

If interested, please submit a resume and a small paragraph noting why you'll be a great fit for Musée. Please include which position you'd like to be considered for in the subject line. We will not respond to candidates who do not follow these instructions. Experience and interest in photography, publishing, the visual arts, and in fields related to the specific department to which you apply are strongly encouraged. Apply to internship@museemagazine.com.


Positions

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Administrative Assistants will work closely with Andrea Blanch to ensure departments are running efficiently. Daily responsibilities include handling e-mails, calendar and database management, various research and administrative tasks as directed. The candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Drive, highly organized, and have excellent communication and grammar skills. Prior office management experience is appreciated!


EDITORIAL

Editorial Interns develop new content on photographers, exhibitions, and the current environment of contemporary photography for the magazine and website. In addition, interns will assist with transcribing, fact checking, copyediting and proofreading articles. Editorial Interns will have the opportunity to write photography book and film reviews, as well as craft questions for artist interviews. Excellent communication and grammar skills are mandated. Prior knowledge of the photography world is key. Candidates applying for an Editorial position must provide a minimum of 2 writing samples.


PHOTO EDITOR

Photo-Editors research, process submissions, photo source, and correspond with galleries. Photo-editor interns coordinate weekly exhibition openings as well, and are expected to stay ‘in the know’ on current events within the photography world. The candidate must be proficient in Adobe CS InDesign, Photoshop, Bridge, and Lightroom. 


GRAPHIC DESIGN

Graphic Design interns design promotional material, layout the newsletter, and assist with layouts for the web, mobile and tablet devices. This intern communicates and collaborates with the Editor in Chief on all designs. The candidate must be proficient in Adobe CS InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. It is a bonus if the candidate is familiar with Adobe After Effects and/or Final Cut Pro. Candidates applying for a Graphic Design position must provide a minimum of three design projects through an online source or PDF.

*Requirements:

  • Adobe CS (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop)
  • **Portfolio – Minimum of three design projects (online or PDF)
  • Ability to produce creative new ideas and concepts and developing interactive design
  • Ability to work as part of a team with writers, photographers, illustrators and marketing specialists
  • Time management skills and the ability to cope with several projects at a time
  • Accuracy and attention to detail when finalizing designs
  • Good presentation skills and the confidence to explain and sell to team
  • Passion and enthusiasm for design, with a creative flair

DIGITAL MEDIA

Digital Media interns will work closely with the Editorial, Marketing and Graphic Design departments to ensure brand cohesiveness for the magazine’s online presence. Interns will make small videos for social media and the Musée website. The candidate must be proficient in Adobe After Effect and Final Cut Pro as well as content management systems.


MARKETING/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Interns will monitor all forms of media, assist with developing content for campaigns and promotional material for with our social media outlets. Interns will also assist in all aspects of fundraising: research; data base management; grant proposals; donor cultivations and direct-mail appeals. In addition, interns will research organizations for potential sponsorships and partnerships.

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and grammar skills- written and oral
  • A strong self-starter who takes initiative with excellent analytical & research skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness
  • Ability to communicate professionally & courteously via email or phone with various art & photography companies
  • Ability to identify trendsetter ideas by researching industry and related events, publication, and announcements; tracking individual contributors and their accomplishments
  • Locate and propose potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring marketing opportunities
  • Research organizations (especially on social media) to identify new leads and potential markets

Bonus:

  • Strong working knowledge of various social media platforms
  • Experience in grant writing and or cooperate outreach/sponsorship