Rockford Art Museum provides four internship paths for students looking to pursue a career in the arts or museum studies. Each intern will create their list of goals as they work towards completion of their internship. This opportunity is open to those at any college level and young professionals seeking additional experience. There are three-month, six-month and one-year internship options. The RAM Internship Program is unpaid and requires a minimum of 10 hours a month commitment. Interns receive membership status while volunteering here and have access to those benefits.

Please send a resume/CV and cover letter to:
Janelle O’Malley, RAM Education Coordinator
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Curatorial: Curatorial interns will gain hands-on experience working with RAM staff behind the scenes. This internship includes: 
• Assisting the RAM Curator and Registrar during installations 
• Working with the RAM Permanent Collection 
• Event set-up and tear-down 
• Off-site projects 

Education: Education interns will work with RAM staff to facilitate educational and exhibition-related programming. This internship includes: 
• Assisting with RAM Homeschool classes, Spring and Summer Break Camps, Young Artist Show student exhibition and various workshops 
• Event set-up and tear-down 
• Afterschool programs with local schools 

Social Media & Marketing: These interns will gain experience working with RAM staff to implement marketing plans and strategies. This internship includes: 
• Posting events and completing a social media calendar 
• Assisting with distribution of marketing materials 
• Attending off-site events to promote the museum 
• Sponsorship and fundraising activities 

Public Relations: PR interns will work with RAM staff to help promote the museum. This internship includes: 
• Writing articles for local papers 
• Proofreading content 
• Grant writing assistance 
• Archiving and digital document management

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