MASS MoCA company profile

Fall Internships

Job Location:

North Adams, MA - North Adams, MA, United States

Job Description:

Must be 18 years old

Job Requirements:

Stage Tech / Performing Arts Production: Interns work with the production coordinator, master electrician, house sound engineer, and house crew on all aspects of technical theater, music, and films. This includes hands­-on in all of the following areas: carpentry, lighting, sound, audio/visual, and running crew. You are not required to have a driver’s license.

Development: Interns in the development department will work to help ensure the success of MASS MoCA’s fundraising activities, which supports $3.3m in annual income. Work will vary between specifics projects, for which the intern will have the opportunity to see the project from start to finish, and individual tasks on larger projects directed by department staff. The intern will gain experience in prospect research, grant-writing, direct mail solicitations, special events, membership programs, and database management. In an average week, you will spend approximately 40% of your time working on prospect research and proposal preparation, 40% on membership and individual giving, with the remaining 20% alternating as the workload requires. You are not required to have a driver’s license.
Graphic Design: Intern assists in day-to-day tasks of the museum’s in-house design studio, working directly with the senior and junior graphic designers. Projects include production and installation of vinyl exhibition graphics and wayfinding signage; design and production of seasonal marketing collateral (posters, ads, social media graphics); vendor contact; upkeep of website components; and general studio tasks. Intern should demonstrate enthusiasm, stamina, good attention to detail, and willingness to work with a team. Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) required. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, résumé, and portfolio link in order to be considered for this internship. A driver’s license might be helpful, but is not required.

How To Apply:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and two letters of reference to

Contact Information:

Contact: Meghan Labbee
Intern Program Director
1040 MASS MoCA Way
North Adams, MA, United States 01247
Phone: (413) 664-4481
Fax: (413) 664-4519


September 1, 2017
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