High School Junior Staff Internship Programs

High school students from all over New York City work together alongside museum staff to explore community, technology and education at CMOM. Through experiences that focus on youth development and building 21st century skills, Junior Staff Interns grow into valued members of the CMOM team and the New York City community.
High school students who have interests in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), the arts or working with children will find a welcoming community to explore and grow. Each intern develops their interests into real work experience and skills that prepare them for college and careers. Students start off as volunteers and as they gain more experience, they earn an ascending stipend. 

Fall Junior Staff Internship  October to December

Junior Interns work with CMOM staff to design and create a unique STEM-based solution for visitors at the Museum.  Students must fill in this application to be considered for the internship.  Application deadline: September 13, 2014

Spring Junior Staff Internship  February to May
In the Spring, interns work on a collaborative proposal for an age-appropriate exhibit for CMOM visitors and take off-site visits to other museums around New York City. Application deadline: TBD
Summer Junior Staff Internship  July to August
Summer Junior Staff Interns assist educators with guided tours for visiting camp groups and take part in professional development workshops, visit other museums, and attend college workshops. Application deadline: TBD

For more information, contact the internship coordinator at 212-721-1223 x241 or by e-mail at

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Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers


Bill “Bojangles” Robinson – Repeat the Beat: Tap Your Feet, 10:00am

All ages

Bill “Bojangles” Robinson is celebrated for his light and exacting footwork. Tap your way you’re your own pair of tap shoes and create rhythms with our feet!  


Messy with Art: Watercolor Painting, 10:00am

4 & younger

Create artwork inspired by your emotions while listening to music!

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories. 

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

4 & younger

Mix colors together on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

EatPlayGrow™: My 5 Senses, 12:00pm

4 & younger

Using a mixture of textured collage materials, children and adults will create unique masks that help build teach and emphasize the importance of using all five senses when making food choices. Can you name all the senses?

Bubble Party, 2:30pm

4 & younger

Listen and dance along to music as museum educators blow bubbles across the PlayWorksTM Lab! 

Skit Scat Stories & Songs!, 3:00pm

All ages

Listen to iconic performances of jazz music and then read books about the ‘Jazz Legends’ who performed them. 

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

4 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories. 

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