Teen Ternships

M.LiT student in galleryAdditional Opportunities for M.LiTs: Teen Ternships

***Please note, Teen Ternships are ONLY open to students that have participated in our MLiT Program.

Open to all former M.LiT participants that are enrolled in or are rising 11th or 12th grade students.
A summer Teen Ternship is a paid internship position with the VMFA Education department, open to M.LiT students. The Teen Tern will gain experience working in the museum and assist program coordinators with special activities relating to teen programming at VMFA.

Time Commitment
Teen Ternships require a weekly time commitment of 20–25 hours, Jun–Aug (excluding the week of Jul 4).

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Researching and providing recommendations for museum programs toward targeted audiences
  • Drafting proposals for future Teen Programs and Events
  • Working on special projects related to VMFA’s large-scale Family Day Events
  • Researching and assisting with planning for future M.LiT and Teen Stylin’ programs
  • And so much more!

To Apply
Email a cover letter, résumé, and one letter of recommendation (not a relative) to Teen Programs, Teenprograms@gmail.com.

In your cover letter, please explain why you would like to be considered for the “teen ternship” and the qualities you would bring to the VMFA Education Department in addition to any potential scheduling conflicts along with proposed solutions to meet the designated hour requirements.

Application Deadline: Fri, March 6, 2020
Teen Terns for summer 2020 will be notified on their acceptance by Friday, March 13, 2020.
Please note: Your participation in M.Lit does not guarantee you a TeenTernship.