Internships

Internships

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 increase their confidence and independence, Junior Staff Interns grow into valued members of the CMOM team.
 
Interns begin with broad interests in technology, the arts or working with children. Each intern develops their interests into real work experience and skill sets that prepare them for college and careers. Students start off as volunteers, and as they gain more experience, they earn an ascending stipend. View previous years' projects on the Junior Staff Internship Program Website.

Spring Junior Staff Internship  February 26 – May 10, 2014
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: January 24, 2014
 
Summer Junior Staff Internship  June 30 – August 22, 2014
Summer Junior Staff Interns assist educators with guided tours for visiting camp groups and take part in professional development workshops, fairs, and college workshops. Application deadline: June 2, 2014
 
Fall Junior Staff Internship  October 8 – December 13, 2014
In the Fall, high school interns learn interactive storytelling skills. They visit partner community organizations off-site and bring storytelling and literacy art workshops to children and families at the museum on Saturday afternoons. Application deadline: September 5, 2014
 
For more information, contact the internship coordinator at 212-721-1223 or by e-mail at info@cmom.org

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College and Graduate School Internships

Direct experience observing and working with children is an important ingredient in the development of talented educators and designers. Internships provide an opportunity for applied learning and real work experience.

Students, graduate students and recent graduates are placed in internships where their resume and course work correlate well with current museum projects. Past interns have done research for upcoming exhibitions, designed exhibition components, designed graphic materials, developed curriculum and taught special programs.

CMOM partners with colleges and universities to provide credited internships in a variety of disciplines including education, exhibition design and development. CMOM hosts students from a variety of institutions including, New York University, Bank Street College, Barnard College, Teacher’s College at Columbia, Columbia University, Hunter’s College and the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Over the summer, CMOM hosts up to 20 interns from across the country and around the world in CMOM's education internship.

Visit Jobs and Internships for a list of current internship opportunities at CMOM.

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Calendar

littleBits™ Inventions, 10:00am

6 & older

10am - 4:45pm
Brainstorm an invention and use littleBits™ electronic blocks to make your idea come to life. Experiment with connecting batteries, light and sound sensors to your invention to see what will happen!

Robot Design Lab, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Robots are everywhere in our world and are used for different purposes. Design a robot using recycled materials and a windup mechanism. What will your robot do?

EatPlayGrow™ Tots: Fabulous Fruits, 10:00am

4 & younger

Create a healthy fruit basket to explore texture, shapes, size, and colors. Pictures of fruit will be available to help introduce new fruits and build vocabulary.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary; develop color recognition, sensory awareness and creative expression.
 

New York Happening: Mixed Media Art Installation, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Red Grooms collaborated with a variety of artists, staging events and art installations called “happenings.”  Add to CMOM’s  ongoing mixed media installation / communal “happening”  by creating your own vision of New York using wood pieces, metal and clay.
 

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn new vocabulary, build listening skills and learn to be part of a group.

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall with your friends.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Science skills (color mixing and cause and effect).

EatPlayGrow™ Tots: Fabulous Fruits, 1:00pm

4 & younger

Create a healthy fruit basket to explore texture, shapes, size, and colors. Pictures of fruit will be available to help introduce new fruits and build vocabulary.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary; develop color recognition, sensory awareness and creative expression.
 

Fields of Felt, 2:00pm

4 & younger

Help CMOM educators create a mural made of felt! Add to the mural by making things like mountains, clouds and trees all out of fuzzy felt!  
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary, sensory awareness, explore texture, early math skills.

Mural Wall Painting, 2:30pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall with your friends.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Science skills (color mixing and cause and effect).

Meet the Maker: Alchemical Tech, 2:30pm

All ages

2:30 - 4:40pm
Technology is not just computers. Making paint from natural materials like stones, bugs and flowers is technology that dates back to ancient times and through today. Join Patricia Miranda, founder and director of miranda arts project space, as she explains the various steps taken for you to create paint from natural materials.
 

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

4 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn new vocabulary, build listening skills and learn to be part of a group.

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