Public Programming and Marketing Intern

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National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
1720 Gendy St
Fort Worth, TX
Application Deadline: August 9, 2014
Position: Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame will be selecting one intern to work in the Department of Exhibits and Education in the museum.

Internship Objective: To effectively introduce the student to various processes and procedures related to Public Programming and Marketing within a museum, in addition to the day-to-day responsibilities of working in a museum.

The Public Programming and Marketing of the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame conceptualize, plan, and implement a range of programs for adult audiences as well as serves as lead in media outreach and public relations. The Museum is home to one of the most extensive collections of artifacts related to women in the American West, and it is the duties of programming and marketing to see that audiences engage more deeply in the Museum’s collection and exhibitions.


1. Assist Public Programming Director in building media lists and press kits for public relations outreach and pitching the media for various events including the Hall of Fame Inductions
2. Participate in adult programming development processes under supervision of the Public Programming Director
3. Assist in managing the Museum’s YouTube and Instagram accounts
4. Learn and apply social media writing, photography, and video techniques
5. Become familiar with marketing and programming procedures, and overall processes that are a part of daily operations


o Duration: As school policy dictates to fulfill obligation.

o Requirements:
a.) Position is open to students looking to pursue careers in Museums and Non-Profits, specifically in the departments of: Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, or History.
b.) The intern must be available at least two days a week during standard business hours. Standard business hours are defined as Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. -5 p.m. If the student accepting the internship to meet departmental requirements or time flexibility is needed, hourly requirements can be spread throughout the week to accommodate scheduling conflicts.
c) An interest and background in the Western lifestyle is highly encouraged but not required.

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