VMFA Teen Terns

M.LiT student in galleryAdditional Opportunities for M.LiT Participants: Teen Ternships

***Please note, Summer 2024 Teen Ternships are ONLY open to students that have participated in our 2023–24 MLiT Program.

Current MLiT students in grades 10, 11 and 12 are eligible to apply for a summer Teen Ternship which is a paid internship position with the VMFA Education department. Applicants must have successfully completed the 2023-24 course and must be 16 or older by May 2024 to be considered.

Time Commitment
Teen Ternships require a weekly time commitment of 20–25 hours, Jun–Aug (excluding the week of Jul 4).

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Researching and providing recommendations for museum programs toward targeted audiences
  • Drafting proposals for future Teen Programs and Events
  • Working on special projects related to VMFA’s large-scale Family Day Events
  • Researching and assisting with planning for future M.LiT and Teen Stylin’ programs
  • And so much more!

To Apply
Email a cover letter, résumé, and one letter of recommendation (not a relative) to Teen Programs, Teenprograms@gmail.com.

In your cover letter, please explain why you would like to be considered for the “teen ternship” and the qualities you would bring to the VMFA Education Department in addition to any potential scheduling conflicts along with proposed solutions to meet the designated hour requirements.

Application Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2024
Teen Terns for summer 2024 will be notified on their acceptance by Friday, March 29, 2024.
Please note: Your participation in M.Lit does not guarantee you a TeenTernship.