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Vizcaya Museum and Garden is a National Historic Landmark and member of the American Alliance of Museums. From Volunteer Guides and full-time positions to internships, there are numerous ways to become part of the team and make a different in the estate’s continued preservation.

Internships
Vizcaya offers volunteer (unpaid) and paid internship opportunities in its various divisions for the fall, spring and summer terms. Internships provide candidates with the opportunity to build professional and academic skills and experience. In addition, interns are invited to participate in the daily activities of the division in which they are working as well as in related special projects, if their schedule and assignment allow. Internship schedules and supervision vary, based on the division and assignment. Internships can be offered for academic course credit with prior approval from an educational institution.

Learning Programs Facilitators (Paid Internship) 
The Learning Division has paid internships for Learning Programs Facilitators (LPFs). LPFs conduct guided experiences for all audiences with a focus on school students and support institutional visitor services operations.

Recruitment takes place during June, July, and August of each year. Internships are 10 months running from the beginning of September through the end of May. Internships require working five days per week (possibly weekends) at five hours per day between the hours of 9 a.m.– 4 p.m., including holidays.

For more information on this position and how to apply, review the full job description here or contact Mark Osterman, Guiding Programs Manager.

Special Events Internship
Report to the Special Events Director in developing, planning and implementing all logistics for the 30th Annual Halloween Event. Contact: Cammy Richards, Special Events Manager

Additional Internship Opportunities
If you’re interested in additional internship opportunities, please reach out to the appropriate department contact below:

  • Horticulture Division: Ian Simpkins, Deputy Director for Horticulture and Urban Agriculture
  • Collections and Curatorial Division: Remko Jansonius, Deputy Director of Collections and Curatorial Affairs
  • Learning Division: Contact: Wendy Wolf, Deputy Director for Learning and Visitor Experience
     

Internships, paid or volunteer, are not complemented with the benefits offered to Vizcaya Museum and Gardens/Miami-Dade County employees. There is no coverage for medical, dental, vision, legal or life insurance, and no retirement plan options. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates are subject to routine background checks in accordance with Miami-Dade County policies.

 

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