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Community and Constituent Services Internship

Graphic and Interface Design Project

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is looking for one or more virtual interns interested in gaining experience in graphic and interface design while working on website development initiatives. Projects would include producing wireframes and preparing a series of museum profiles for a newly redeveloped African museum membership website that will profile member museums. Selected candidates will work closely with and be supervised by NMAAHC Community & Constituent Services staff. Experience in graphic and interface design is required.

Learning objectives include:

  • Learn to conduct a web assessment and make recommendations for design and content revisions and improvements.
  • Gain skills in website design and content development, specifically using and customizing WordPress templates and a mass email management system.
  • Learn to analyze data from online survey tools.
  • Build communication skills by engaging with African partners to develop design and content.
  • Learn about the link between cultural heritage and development, with a focus on its importance in Africa.
  • Develop a basic understanding of project proposal development.

Application requirements are as follows:

  • Resume
  • Telephone interview
  • Reference letter
  • Online portfolio

To apply, please complete this online application.

Please contact Deborah Mack at mackdlynn@si.edu, if you have any additional questions.