Preparation and Production Intern (Paid, Part-Time)

Oakland Museum of California

Oakland, California

The Preparation and Production Intern will work as part of a team that constructs, installs and maintains museum exhibits. You will learn best practices and museum standards for exhibit fabrication, installation and maintenance. You will gain familiarity with specialized skills used in the production of museum exhibits including wall preparation and painting, woodworking, art handling, transportation of collections, graphics production, frame-shop techniques and mount-making. Through interaction with museum professionals and hands-on experience you will learn museum standards for wall painting, basic art handling, basic woodworking, installation of graphics, and maintenance of exhibits and transportation of collections.


You will learn about and gain direct experience in:

  • Assisting with weekly maintenance of exhibits in all gallery spaces (Art, History, Natural Sciences)
  • Assisting with scheduled exhibit and collections rotations
  • Assisting with transportation of exhibit and collections materials

 Paid, part-time, internship starting 6/17/19, Deadline to apply: 2/22/19.


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