We are accepting applications for the 2013-2014 program. Application deadline extended to March 22. Apply now.
Teen Art Connect (TAC) is a career exploration program that brings together high school students from diverse backgrounds for a year-long paid internship at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.
All applicants must first read the information below before completing an application and submitting a letter of reference.
TACs provide Museum visitors with fun & educational experiences and help make the Museum a vibrant place for teens. TACs will:
- Learn about the Museum’s exhibitions and architecture
- Learn about jobs and careers available in the arts
- Greet the public and provide information about the Museum
- Lead architecture and select exhibition tours
- Assist with the Museum’s family programs
- Plan and promote events for teens and young adults
- Assist in the Museum’s offices
- Create meaningful connections with peers and mentors
Must be a high school student, entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in fall 2013
- Interest in many of the following: art, culture, museums, architecture, Judaism, intercultural dialogue, education, customer service, public speaking, leadership, event planning, social networking
- Must be responsible, reliable, enthusiastic, friendly, curious, and open-minded
- Ability to check email, voicemail, and/or text messages daily
- Must be willing to commit to the following:
August 2013-May 2014: Attend Sunday trainings twice a month (3-5 PM) and work four hours minimum per week
Compensation and Benefits
TACs are paid minimum wage for all trainings and work hours completed. Additional benefits include:
- Free Membership to the Contemporary Jewish Museum
- Discounts at the Museum Store
- Free admission to Museum events, including films, performances, and artist talks
- Fun ways to meet other teens with similar interests
- Great experience for resumes, and college and job applications
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Have questions for our current teen interns? Join our Facebook Group, Teens at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, and connect.
Apply for Teen Art Connect (TAC) here.
Teen Programs at the CJM are made possible by major support from Deutsche Bank with additional generous support from Wells Fargo Foundation, Macy’s Foundation, U.S. Bank, Union Bank Foundation, and FLAX art & design.