Collections and Exhibitions Intern [Geprge Town]

Collections and Exhibitions Intern



Job Title:


Collections and Exhibitions Intern




Commonwealth Association of Museums / National Gallery of the Cayman Islands


Job Type:

Internship (6 months)


Language Required:






George Town, Grand Cayman


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Job Start Date:



Date Posted:


06 June-2019




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$15.00/hour for 30 hours/week, paid every two weeks (gross pay of $900 plus vacation pay of $36.00 included in each payment); $500/m housing allowance; medical insurance and international airfare to George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands provided.


Job Description:



The intern will spend time working on projects for the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) and the Commonwealth Association of Museums.

For NGCI (75%) the intern will:
• support the review of all items in the National Collection under the guidance of the Collections and Exhibitions team;
• support the Collections and Exhibitions Department in completing the National Collection section on the NGCI website;
• support the development and installation of a new temporary exhibition;
• assist the Big Art auction and Annual Gala fundraisers; and
• assist the Director with work relating to MAC in order to develop an understanding of NGCI within the wider context of Caribbean museology.

For CAM (25%) the intern will:
• focus on planning a proposed Canada Caribbean Museum Exchange being developed as a collaboration between CAM and MAC;
• support planning towards the 2020 CAM Triennial Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, particularly in engaging participants from the Caribbean; and
• support CAM’s participation on a University of the West Indies (UWI) Steering Committee to develop collaborative strategies/international partnerships in Museum Studies

Please contact the Internship Coordinator Heather Fraser to receive a copy of the complete job profile

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to the Internship Coordinator Heather Fraser by July 15