Teen Art Connect


Teen Art Connect (TAC) is a job training program that brings together high school students from diverse backgrounds for a year-round paid internship exploring culture through art at The Contemporary Jewish Museum.

The deadline has passed for applying for the 2014-2015 year. Applications will be available in February, 2015 for the 2015-2016 year.

Job Description

TACs provide Museum visitors with fun & educational experiences and help make the Museum a vibrant place for visitors of all ages. 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 2014

  • Interest in many of the following: art, culture, museums, architecture, Judaism, intercultural dialogue, education, customer service, public speaking, leadership, event planning, marketing
  •  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:
    June 23–July 3, 2014: Summer training intensive (10am-4pm, Mon – Fri)
    August 2014–May 2015: Attend Sunday trainings twice a month (3-5 PM) and work 2–6 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, Teen Art Connections, and see what we've been up to.

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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.



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