The mission of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is to welcome all to celebrate the American spirit in a setting that unites the power of art with the beauty of nature. Founded by philanthropist and arts patron Alice Walton, Crystal Bridges is a public non-profit charitable organization.
Position Title: 2024 Education Data Analyst and Industry Research-Summer
Position Type: Paid Intern
Division: Education Administration and Operations
Department: Learning and Engagement
Reports to: Director of Strategic Operations, Learning and Engagement Division
Crystal Bridges is a museum of American art located in Bentonville, Arkansas. We explore the unfolding story of America by actively collecting, exhibiting, interpreting, and preserving outstanding works that illuminate the American heritage and artistic possibilities.
We are passionate about transforming lives through experiences that encourage the discovery of new ideas, expanded dreams, and inspired actions.
As an intern at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, you will be empowered to think creatively, ask questions, and make suggestions to help move the institution forward.
The Education Data Analyst and Industry Research internship with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is designed to look across all programs within the Learning and Engagement division to refine and develop attendance tracking systems for current programs and conduct industry research for benchmarking and future planning. Areas of focus for data analysis and research will include public programs, school programs and community engagement. This opportunity is perfect for prospective interns who enjoy working with numbers and systems and can help highlight key learnings from the data.
Principle Responsibilities (Essential Functions):
Areas of Support
- Reviews and prepares forecasted and historical program attendance and financial reports
- Reviews program data to note trends
- Reviews and identifies gaps in data tracking and refines systems based on learnings
- Conducts industry research on competitors and across the marketplace and consolidates information into actionable items and reports
- Conducts interviews with internal departments to provide the education department with a rubric for understanding the different levels of effort required across divisions within the museum to execute programs and initiatives
- Works with the Director of Administration and Research to determine key questions that will drive the data analysis and industry research
- College student, junior or above, recent college graduate or graduate student
- Experience or strong interest in research, data analysis, statistics or mathematics
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work independently, as well as within a team
- Dependable and punctual
- A background check is required
- Must maintain confidentiality of all information
- Month: June 3rd through July 26th
- Weeks: 8 weeks
- Hours: 40 hours a week
- Weekly schedule to be arranged with direct supervisor
- Applications due: March 30th
- Intern selected by: April 12th
- Anticipated Start Date: June 3rd
- Cover Letter
- Undergraduate Intern: $13.00 an hour
- Graduate Intern: $14.00 an hour
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an intern to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Physical demands: In the work environment described below, position requires work at a desk, utilizing a computer and a telephone for prolonged periods of time, good eye/hand coordination, bending and stretching for filing, and physical stamina to lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a height of at least three feet for file and materials storage as appropriate for the demands of the office. Visual acuity to review written materials is required for this job.
- Work environment: Work will be performed in an office environment and museum spaces. The noise level in the museum work environment is usually low to moderate.
- If the intern’s personal equipment is used, the museum accepts no liability for any damage caused to said equipment while being used for museum purposes, nor loss or corruption of electronic files on devices.
All offers of employment are contingent on your successful completion (where permitted by state law) of a confidentiality agreement and background check. In addition, you will need to provide proper identification verifying your eligibility to work in the United States on your first day of work.
Crystal Bridges is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate