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The Gregg Museum offers educational opportunities for NC State and surrounding community, including internships and collaborations with faculty. If you have questions about our programs, please contact our Curator of Education, Zoe Starling, at zoe_starling@ncsu.edu.

Students: Become a Gregg Intern

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Due to the current construction underway for the new Gregg Museum at 1903 Hillsborough Street, and our upcoming office/collection move, we will be suspending internships for the next few semesters. Please check our website for internship updates.

Interested in seeing what it’s like to work at a museum? Consider becoming a intern at the Gregg. You’ll use your talents and interests to gain real-world experience at a collecting and exhibiting museum.

To discuss internship opportunities, please contact your academic advisor or Zoe Starling, Curator of Education at the Gregg.

 

Who can be a Gregg intern?

Internships are open to:

  • NC State students from all academic levels and disciplines
  • Students from other universities with an interest in museums

What kind of projects will I work on?

Potential assignments include:

  • Photographing, cataloging or researching objects in the collection
  • Helping with exhibition preparation and installation
  • Assisting with PR, marketing and graphic design
  • Administrative tasks such as filing, database entry and maintaining artists’ files

Are internships paid?

No, they’re completed for course credit. The internship is a three-credit class; you must work approximately 8 hours a week for a total of 120 hours for the semester.

How will I be graded?

Your grade will be based on attendance, punctuality and the completion of tasks in a timely manner. Your ability to take initiative and work independently will also affect your final grade. We’ll discuss the specific guidelines and expectations before you start.

How do I apply?

Due to the current construction underway for the new Gregg Museum at 1903 Hillsborough Street, and our upcoming office/collection move, we will be suspending internships for the next few semesters. Please check our website for internship updates.

Faculty: Bring your class

The Gregg can be an extension of your classroom, a way for students to interact with art related to your curriculum. More than 34,000 objects are at your disposal, including textiles, ceramics, furniture, industrial design objects, jewelry, sculpture, outside/visionary art, folk art, photography, works on paper and craft objects.

Due to the current construction underway for the new Gregg Museum at 1903 Hillsborough Street, and our upcoming office/collection move, we will be suspending tours and class visits for the next few semesters. Please check our website for updates.

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Our educational programs encourage critical thinking, writing and research, and the publications that accompany each exhibition leave written and visual documentation for future study.

Gregg staff can:

  • Give group tours of rotating exhibitions as well as behind-the-scenes tours of our extensive permanent collection, which includes more than 34,000 objects from all over the world.
  • Pull objects specifically related to course curriculum for student visits.
  • Present an image-based presentation in your classroom that features objects from the permanent collection that pertain to any particular lesson.

You and your students can also meet guest artists, curators, distinguished visiting scholars and members of the arts community. Events include lectures, films and informal discussions that focus on the Gregg Museum’s permanent collection and current exhibitions. Please note that these events are popular, so it’s best to arrive early to get a good seat!

To schedule a tour or arrange a class visit, or if you have questions about the Gregg’s educational programs, contact please contact Zoe Starling at zoe_starling@ncsu.edu.