Event Planning:

The event planning intern’s primary responsibility is to assist in the day-to-day operation of the Event and Space-Rental Program. The intern will help:

  • develop and organize the existing space-rental program,and field space-rental inquiries
  • assist with the planning and execution of events
  • work with clients and vendors in a variety of settings 
  • become familiar with the space AIHA rents to customers, as well as the terms, regulations, and pricing associated with the spaces
  • communicate this information in a clear manner to potential customers
  • assist with the marketing of the space-rental program via the web, print material, etc.

Please contact Nick DeMarco, Director of Development, to inquire about internships within the Development Department.

Public Relations and Marketing:

The PR/marketing intern’s primary responsibility is to assist in the day-to-day operation of the Public Relations and Marketing Office. Duties include:

  • assist with research, special projects, events, and database management 
  • assist with activities that help promote AIHA, enhance public participation, and encourage community awareness

Internship includes contact with the members of the press, writing calendar listings and media alerts, preparation of press materials, and related office duties including:

  • assist in the concept creation, writing, editing, coordination, and production of program brochures, reception invitations, press releases, public-service announcements, program flyers, and other promotional materials
  • assist the PR staff with media follow-up, including contacting media outlets and pitching story/feature ideas
  • keep and updating media log
  • update media contact list
  • post upcoming programs and events on local online community calendars
  • work on special project assignments
  • assist with mailings
  • represent the PR and Marketing Office at special events, openings, corporate events, membership cultivation activities, luncheons, etc. as requested
  • perform administration duties as needed
  • acquire and maintain a familiarity and knowledge of the Institute’s collections, exhibitions, and programs, both ongoing and upcoming

Please contact Aine Leader-Nagy, Director of Community Engagement, to inquire about internships within the Community Engagement Department.

Museum Shop:

The Museum Shop intern’s primary responsibility is to assist in the day-to-day operation of the Museum Shop.  Duties include cash register operations, customer service, merchandising, security, and inventory control and database management.

The Museum Shop intern also assists the shop manager with research and special projects as needed, and helps with a variety of events, such as exhibition openings, author book signings, vendor craft fairs, and off-site marketing opportunities.   Interns interact with the public on a daily basis and are expected to provide visitors with information about shop merchandise, as well as the museum’s facilities, collections, exhibitions, and educational programs. 

Please contact Elizabeth Bechand, Museum Shop Manager, to inquire about internships within the Museum Shop.