West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

M+ Internship Programme – Curatorial (Learning and Interpretation) (Intake 2019) (Ref:18405b)

09/06/2019
Hong Kong Island (Cyberport Office)




M+ Internship Programme is a unique opportunity for those who are interested in developing a career in the museum field. Interns will be able to work closely with M+’s professional staff full-time for a period of one year and gain practical and theoretical training.

Besides working on their specific projects under the supervision of their assigned mentors, the interns will also have the chance to learn from curators and senior members of the team in a series of sharing sessions. This is a paid internship that runs on a recurring basis, with openings every year. The internship is available in the following areas: Curatorial and Collections Management. 


Internship Schedule: 
Intake 2019
Application period: now until 9 June 2019
Duration: 12 August 2019 to 11 August 2020*
(*Start/End dates can be slightly negotiable)

 

The Curatorial (Learning and Interpretation) Internship provides hands-on training for people who are interested in gaining curatorial experience on learning and interpretation areas in a museum setting. Working under the supervision of one of our curators as their mentor, the interns will assist them on upcoming learning programmes and events on various aspects; including interpretation and audience engagement.

 

You will be able to:

  • develop skills in implementing learning programmes while engaging in special events and activities;
  • conduct research in fields such as learning and teaching pedagogy, interpretation strategy and audience behaviour;
  • develop knowledge in the creation and development of an extensive learning programme and resources for a wide range of visitors; and
  • support the learning and interpretation team in all events and activities.

 

You need to:

  • possess a recognised university degree in Art History, Art Education, Creative Media, Fine Arts, Design, Architecture or a related subject;
  • have strong interest in working professionally in the museum field;
  • possess some relevant working experience (preferred but not essential); and
  • have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin).



For interested parties, please complete the online application form AND enclose your CV. Please select three discipline(s) in the M+ Internship programme that most interest you on the online application form AND indicate your priority (1st/2nd/3rd) on Your CV.

 

For more information, please contact Ms. Kiffany Lee at 2200-0013.

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Your data may be accessed by our appointed recruitment consultants who have agreed to keep confidence of all personal data in not less than the standards applicable to us. Applicants not being invited for interview within 8 weeks from 9 June 2019 may assume their applications unsuccessful.
All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.



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