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Ringling Summer 2015 Paid Internship Program

Published February 18, 2015


ringling logoThe John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida will be offering paid internships to be held for ten weeks, from June 1 – August 7, 2015 (the dates of the theater are June 8 – August 1).  Ringling is part of Florida State University and serves as the State Art Museum of Florida.  Located on a 66-acre site overlooking Sarasota Bay, it consists of an art museum, two circus museums, historic home, theater and research library.

Summer internships at the Ringling combine practical, hands-on experience working on a project for a specific department with exposure to all aspects of the Museum’s operation.

The internships are in the following departments:

  • Archives
  • Collections Management
  • Curatorial (Exhibitions)
  • Education
  • Library
  • Historic Asolo Theater (2 positions)

General Information

Interns earn $11.25 per hour (less taxes) and are paid bi-weekly. Interns are responsible for their own housing (the Museum will assist with locating nearby rentals).

Candidates for Archives, Collections Management, Curatorial, Education and Library internships must be enrolled in a graduate program at the time of application, or have received a graduate degree no earlier than December 2014.  Candidates for the theatre internship should have a minimum of two years technical theatre experience and a recently completed a degree in Theatre.

International applicants must have a current US Visa and be eligible to work in the US.  The positions require fingerprinting.  The Museum encourages students from all backgrounds to apply and is committed to a culturally diverse group.

For more information or to complete an application please visit:  The application deadline is March 2, 2015.