The Education Department of the Museum teaches about the history of rock and roll through a variety of formats, from K-12 classes, distance learning education, performances, artist interviews, lectures, community festivals, film screenings, and conferences. Interns in this department will be asked to work on a number of short-term and long term projects for both the K-12 education programs and the public programs. These include, but are not limited to:
- Assisting the K-12 programs Rockin the Schools and On the Road. This may include historical and musical research for new classes, assisting in the creation of education materials (print and web), and the observation of live programming.
- Working on research and pre-production for major public program events such as Black History Month, and the American Music Masters Series.
- Working on research and pre-production for major public program events such as assist with signature interview programs such as the Hall of Fame Series including research, filming, video editing, and event production.
- Work with Education Department members on various administrative duties as necessary
These duties will be based on the time of year the internship is conducted and the experience of the applicant. Portions of research projects will be completed at the Museum’s new Library and Archives - the world’s most comprehensive repository of written and audiovisual materials relating to the history of rock and roll- which will open in the spring of 2012.
For information on how to apply, click here.