The Rubin
  • Apprentice Museum Educator Program

The Apprentice Museum Educator (AME) program at the Rubin Museum of Art provides practical skills to university students interested in future careers in the arts or museum education. Program participants develop an understanding of gallery teaching, facilitation of public programs, and museum administration.

Museum guide Evan Goodman is an AME alumni

Apprentice duties include:

  • Leading tours and art workshops for K-12 school groups
  • Facilitating public programs
  • Administrative support of programs
  • Museums studies discussions and arts career advising

What are the requirements?

  • Participants must be enrolled in a New York City College or University (Strong interest in a future career in education, programming, or art encouraged)
  • Be able to provide services for two consecutive semesters (Fall 2016 and Spring 2017)
  • Work 15-20 hours per week
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Photo I.D.
  • Social Security Card

Is this a paid position?

Apprentice Museum Educators are paid a monthly stipend for their services. The terms of the stipend will be discussed if applicants are accepted for interviews.

How do I apply?

Applications for the Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 AME program are due Sunday, August 7, 2016. Interviews will take place during August 2016. The AME program runs from September 2016 to June 2017.

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