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Moses Myers House

323 E. Freemason St.
Open Saturday and Sunday

Noon–5 p.m.

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Reading Room
Wednesday-Friday

10 a.m.–5 p.m.

About the Myers House

The oldest Jewish home in America open to the public as a museum offers a glimpse of the life of an early 19th century merchant family.
More about the house

About the Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Art Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

Located in Norfolk

One Memorial Place,
Norfolk, VA
Get Directions

While You're Here

Visit our Museum Shop
and the Wisteria Cafe.

Perry Glass Studio

A state-of-art facility on the Museum’s campus. See a free glassmaking demo Tuesdays–Sunday at noon. Like what you see? Take a class with us! More about the Studio

Moses Myers House

The home of the first permanent Jewish residents of Norfolk, this historic house offers a glimpse of the life of a wealthy early 19th-century merchant family.
More about the house

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the Library

Weddings & Event Rentals

The perfect place for your big day or special event. Get the details

Take a tour

We offer a number of tours on different topics. More about tours

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Visit one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

About the Chrysler

Our story spans well over 100 years. See where we began, how we grew, and where we're going. Explore our history

News and Announcements

See what's happening at the Museum, read Chrysler Magazine, and find our Media Center. Read now

Location

745 Duke Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-333-6299

Always Free Parking

Get Directions

Third Thursdays

Live art performances monthly.
See the archive

Studio Team

Meet the brilliant minds behind the Studio.
See the team

Studio Assistantship Program

Further your career and join us in Norfolk.
Find out more

Give the Chrysler Experience

Share everything you love about the Chrysler Museum with a gift membership. Perfect for everyone on your list.

The Masterpiece Society

Learn about this innovative group of museum supporters.
Meet the Masterpiece Society

Planned Giving

Help ensure the long-term success of the Museum.
Learn about planned giving

Moses Myers House

323 E. Freemason St.
Open Saturday and Sunday

Noon–5 p.m.

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Reading Room
Wednesday-Friday

10 a.m.–5 p.m.

About the Myers House

The oldest Jewish home in America open to the public as a museum offers a glimpse of the life of an early 19th century merchant family.
More about the house

About the Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Art Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

Located in Norfolk

One Memorial Place,
Norfolk, VA
Get Directions

While You're Here

Visit our Museum Shop
and the Wisteria Cafe.

Perry Glass Studio

A state-of-art facility on the Museum’s campus. See a free glassmaking demo Tuesdays–Sunday at noon. Like what you see? Take a class with us! More about the Studio

Moses Myers House

The home of the first permanent Jewish residents of Norfolk, this historic house offers a glimpse of the life of a wealthy early 19th-century merchant family.
More about the house

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the Library

Weddings & Event Rentals

The perfect place for your big day or special event. Get the details

Take a tour

We offer a number of tours on different topics. More about tours

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Visit one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

About the Chrysler

Our story spans well over 100 years. See where we began, how we grew, and where we're going. Explore our history

News and Announcements

See what's happening at the Museum, read Chrysler Magazine, and find our Media Center. Read now

Location

745 Duke Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-333-6299

Always Free Parking

Get Directions

Third Thursdays

Live art performances monthly.
See the archive

Studio Team

Meet the brilliant minds behind the Studio.
See the team

Studio Assistantship Program

Further your career and join us in Norfolk.
Find out more

Give the Chrysler Experience

Share everything you love about the Chrysler Museum with a gift membership. Perfect for everyone on your list.

The Masterpiece Society

Learn about this innovative group of museum supporters.
Meet the Masterpiece Society

Planned Giving

Help ensure the long-term success of the Museum.
Learn about planned giving

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Summer 2020

Museum Internship Program

The Chrysler Museum is proud to offer college students and recent graduates the opportunity to explore museum work through special projects designed by members of the Chrysler Museum staff. Internships help familiarize students with career opportunities in the museum field.

The internship program is from May 26–July 31, 2020. The weekly work schedule is Tuesday–Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., hours may vary by department.

No stipends are provided. Internships may be taken for credit through your college. Completion of the internship program does not guarantee employment with the Chrysler Museum.

All application materials are due by Friday, March 20 at 5 p.m. Candidates will be notified of decisions made by May 1 at 5 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact Allison Taylor, Director of Education, at ataylor@chrysler.org or (757) 965-2046.

We offer internships in a wide variety of departments across the Museum.

Internship Departments

Administration and Research

The Director’s Office is central to the overall workings of the Museum. This intern will compile research and reports for future exhibitions and perform administrative work in preparation for Board of Trustee meetings. The ideal Administration and Research intern will have strong writing and research skills and a professional demeanor.

Curatorial – Contemporary

The contemporary collection of the Chrysler Museum is consistently growing and evolving. Working with the McKinnon Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, this intern will conduct research and be an active participant in the planning of an exhibition on Jacob Lawrence. The ideal Curatorial – Contemporary intern will have completed their undergraduate degree, have experience with database work, and be confident in their researching ability.

Curatorial – European and Glass

The Chrysler Museum is known for housing one of the largest collections of glass in the country, chronicling ancient to contemporary developments and styles. The European collection, from the late medieval period to the 19th century, is also notably rich. This intern will work on several projects with both the Barry Curator of Glass and the Chief Curator and Irene Leache Curator of European Art. The ideal Curatorial – European and Glass intern will have completed their undergraduate degree, have strong research and organizational skills, be adept at critical thinking, and have some experience with interpretive writing.

Development

The Development department leads fundraising efforts and cultivates the Museum’s members to ensure ongoing support and engagement. The summer intern will help with the daily operations of the department including creating reports; registering members for programs; and conducting research for art travel, grants, and future events. The ideal intern must be highly organized and detail-oriented, have outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and be able to work independently and with professionalism.

Education

Educators work to provide experiences that connect visitors of all types to the collection and exhibitions. This intern will work on projects with multiple members of the Education team that include developing educational materials for upcoming exhibitions, assisting with summer camps, and implementing summer programs. The ideal Education intern will have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to self-direct, and flexibility. An interest in classroom education is also valuable.

Human Resources

In addition to housing over 30,000 art objects, the Museum also cares for the hardworking people who provide the exhibitions, programs, and experiences visitors encounter each day. Working with the Director of Human Resources, this intern will gain experience with FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) review, benefits regulations, recruitment, and more. The ideal Human Resources intern will have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills and an interest in working in the non-profit sector.

Registration

The Registration department manages the care of collection objects and loans, ensuring exhibitions are installed properly and on-time and that works of art are properly documented and taken care of. This internship will focus on supplementing the information currently stored on the collection database, including adding information to the classification, period, and attributes sections. In addition to data entry, the intern will have opportunities to see work done on exhibitions and loans. The ideal Registration intern will have a knowledge of art history, strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and, interest in database work.

Summer 2020

Intern Application Form

  • Application Materials

    To apply for a Summer Internship, please submit the following: 1. Cover letter (to include your interest in an internship at the Chrysler Museum of Art, how this experience will help you achieve your career goals and two departments of interest and why) 2. Resume or curriculum vitae 3. Letter of recommendation from college faculty, previous employer, or volunteer coordinator
  • Please include a. Your interest in an internship at the Chrysler Museum of Art b. How this experience will help you achieve your career goals c. Two departments of interest and why
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, .
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc.
  • Available Internship Departments

    Please select two from the list below.
  • References

    One reference is required. Please include name, relationship, phone number and email address. Your recommendation letter should be emailed to Allison Taylor, ataylor@chrysler.org with “2020 Summer Internship Program Recommendation” in the subject line.
  • How did you learn about this internship program?

  • I understand that internships at the Chrysler Museum of Art are voluntarily and that I will not be guaranteed a permanent position at the conclusion of the internship period.
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