is an exciting time to be a part of the Speed and we
welcome your application for current employment opportunities.
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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities
with the Speed Art Museum.The Speed is a non-profit
arts institution and an equal opportunity employer.
The museum provides full-time, part-time and temporary
employment in various departments including:
of the registrar
/ art sparks
/ facility services
/ public relations
/ protection services
Speed Art Museum prohibits discrimination in employment,
and activities on the basis of race, national origin,
color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational
preference. The Speed Art Museum also affirms its commitment
to providing equal opportunities and equal access to
The Speed Art Museum offers an array of internships throughout the year to qualified graduate and undergraduate students. The Speed's intern program allows students from various educational backgrounds to work with and learn from museum professionals, promoting an awareness of careers in the field through experiences not available in most academic settings. Our goal is to ensure that the internship experience is one that challenges and grows each participant, while helping the Museum fulfill its mission.
All internship placements are made by the intern coordinator, based on project availability and the individual's qualifications.
The Speed also welcomes local high school students to learn more about careers in the art museum by hosting students for a week-long shadowing. Students can visit with and talk to museum professionals from various departments to learn more about educational backgrounds and career options within the art museum. For more information on this program please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are currently accepting applications for the following internships:
To apply for an internship, please download and fill out the Intern Application and send, along with a cover letter and resume, to email@example.com. You may also mail materials to Intern Program, Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third Street, Louisville, KY 40208.
Any questions may be directed to 502.637.6363.
All intern applicants will be asked to submit to a background check as part of the application process.
Although internship opportunities are not always available, we will consider intern applications for art related and non-art related departments including:
- assist professional staff with research, and exhibition
and permanent collection related projects.
Preparation Services - assist professional
staff with gallery/exhibition preparation and maintenance,
art movement and storage.
Office of the Registrar - assist professional
staff with cataloging, record keeping and condition reporting.
Education / Art Sparks Interactive Family Gallery
- assist professional staff with programs, lectures, interactive
experiences, outreach and community collaborations, including
School and Teacher programs, Adult classes, Docent development
and training and Youth and Family programs and camps.
Library - assist professional staff with
cataloging, shelving, and accessing books and periodicals.
Development - assist professional staff
with development projects and research, office assistance,
Marketing / Public Relations - assist professional
staff with marketing and public relations projects and
programs including After Hours, member events, and grass
roots marketing and audience development programs. Office
assistance also required.
Services - assist professional staff with guest
relations, ticketing and tour programs and projects as
well as guest surveys and other hospitality functions.
Special Events - assist professional
staff with all aspects of events including set-up and
break-down, meeting clients and vendors, and office projects
such as record keeping and database upkeep.
Director’s Office - assist professional
staff with research, records maintenance and inter-institutional
Finance and Accounting - assist professional
staff with finance and accounting projects.
Human Resources - assist professional
staff with policy and procedures, research, development
and maintenance of: projects, programs, systems and record
Information Technologies - assist professional
staff with all facets of LAN computer operations, including
network administration, user account management, LAN architecture,
and user applications Support.
Building / Facility Services - assist
professional staff with engineering and maintenance policies
and procedures, projects, and event logistics.
Security / Protection Services - assist
professional staff with maintenance of policies and procedures,
site surveys and risk analysis.