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We live in a rapidly-changing, highly connected world that asks each citizen to be more curious, more informed and more engaged.  If this sounds like you and you’re looking for an educational, exciting and hands-on style internship, we invite you to explore the positions that we are offering below.

Specifics of Internship:

  • Stipend: $1,500 after working for 13 weeks
  • Schedule:  8-10 hours a week anytime during Monday – Friday with select weekends and/or evenings
  • Length of Internship: 13 weeks

Summary:

The mission of The Leonardo is to fuse science, technology, and art in experiences that inspire creativity and innovation in people of all ages and backgrounds. The intern will be assisting the Education Department fulfil our mission by planning, prepping, and implementing community outreach programs.

We have a few open Community Programs internships that include areas involved in: Pop Con, the Ronald McDonald House, and the Wasatch Film Festival.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as program lead for a variety of smaller community outreach programs.
  • Be responsible for coordinating STEAM content and experts for assigned programs.
  • Coordinate with Events, Operations, Food and Beverage, and Marketing teams for assigned programs.
  • Assist with set up and tear down of assigned programs.
  • Brainstorm, and potentially implement, STEAM activities to facilitate during programs or outreach.
  • Assist in creating/finalizing templates for program development and implementation.
  • Develop a final project subject to a production timeline including a pitch, budget, proposal, project documentation, and weekly updates.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Enjoys working with a variety of people; fun and personable; hardworking and reliable.
  • Passion for developing and implementing programs that aim to grow community and recognition for the museum.
  • Excels at coordinating activities, providing customer service, and managing several tasks at once.
  • Experience in public relations, events, hospitality, community programs, or related.
  • Maintains an ability to think outside the box, be versatile, and solve problems on the spot.
  • Possesses a high degree of energy, initiative, and integrity.
  • Able to work within budget requirements.
  • Willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Training and Experience Requirements:

  • You must be currently enrolled in college as an undergraduate student in the fields of Education, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) fields, Museum Studies, Hospitality, Marketing, Recreation/Outdoor Recreation, Engineering, or related fields.

To Apply:

  • Please send cover letter and resume to HR@theleonardo.org. Please note in the email subject line that you are applying for the Community Programs Intern.

Specifics of Internship:

  • Stipend: $1,500 after working for 13 weeks
  • Schedule:  8-10 hours a week anytime during Monday – Friday with select weekends and/or evenings
  • Length of Internship: 13 weeks

Summary:

The mission of The Leonardo is to fuse science, technology, and art in experiences that inspire creativity and innovation in people of all ages and backgrounds.  The intern will be assisting the Museum Experience Department fulfill our mission by planning, prepping, and implementing museum floor programs. Including but not limited to art make-and takes, art table tops, tech-take-apart, and workshop demonstrations.

We have a few open Floor Programs internships that include areas involved in: Engineering Workshops, Art Studio Tables, and STEAM workshop and tabletops.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for coordinating STEAM content and experts for assigned programs.
  • Coordinate with Events, Operations, Food and Beverage, and Marketing teams for assigned programs.
  • Assist with set up and tear down of assigned programs.
  • Brainstorm, and implement, STEAM activities to facilitate during floor programs or outreach.
  • Learn how to engage the public through planning and hosting a variety of museum programming.
  • Assist in creating/finalizing templates for program development and implementation.
  • Develop a final project subject to a production timeline with includes a pitch, budget, proposal, project documentation, and weekly updates.
  • Engineering responsibilities include assisting the staff with Tech Take Apart and floor activities (i.e.: rubber band cars, etc.)

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Enjoys working with a variety of people; fun and personable; hardworking and reliable.
  • Passion for developing and implementing programs that aim to grow community and recognition for the museum.
  • Excels at coordinating activities, providing customer service, and managing several tasks at once.
  • Experience in public relations, events, hospitality, community programs, or related fields.
  • Maintains an ability to think outside the box, be versatile, and solve problems on the spot.
  • Possesses a high degree of energy, initiative, and integrity.
  • Able to work within budget requirements.
  • Willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Training and Experience Requirements:

  • You must be currently enrolled in college as an undergraduate student in the fields of Education, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) fields, Museum Studies, Engineering, or related fields.

To Apply:

  • Please send cover letter and resume to HR@theleonardo.org. Please note in the email subject line that you are applying for the Floor Programs Intern.

Stipend: Unpaid, but will work with school for School Credit

Shift: Part Time

 

Summary:

The Leonardo is looking for an extremely organized, ambitious and creative individual to fulfill a role in the Marketing Department as a Graphic Design Intern. Under the guidance of the Graphic Designer, the Graphic Design Intern will assist in creating marketing materials for the Leonardo. The intern will also have the opportunity to assist in creation of exhibit graphics, exhibit installation, and other projects as needed.

Learning Objectives:

The intern will be hosted by The Leonardo’s Marketing Team and will gain professional experience as an in house designer. S/he will also gain experience in the ins and outs of the museum industry, environmental design principles, production of graphics, use of style guides and working within brand guidelines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibilities include: the design and layout of marketing materials for our programs and exhibits. This includes handouts and flyers, print, digital and environmental advertisements, and more.
  • Secondary responsibilities include: assisting with the design of other Leonardo marketing materials and the design and installation of exhibit graphics as needed.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Report to work in a timely manner, according to pre-determined set schedule.
  • Work closely and communicate effectively with the Marketing Department of The Leonardo.
  • Adhere to style guides.
  • Perform errands as needed/requested.
  • Understand and adhere to museum policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time-to-time.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Strong typography and layout skills are an absolute must. Please provide examples in a portfolio.
  • Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in environmental design and production is a plus.
  • Possess a high degree of energy, initiative and integrity.
  • Be able to prioritize, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and follow through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Must provide your own computer with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.

Training and Experience Requirements:

  • Undergraduate student in Graphic Design, Art, Visual Communications or a similar field

To apply:

Please send a resume, cover letter and a portfolio to HR@theleonardo.org.

**The Leonardo is an equal-opportunity employer for all persons without regard to sex, race, religion, color, national origin, age, physical, mental or educational disability, sexual orientation, and/or status as a veteran. **