Thank you for your interest in working at the Pasadena Museum of California Art.

Current Employment Opportunities

  • —Development Internship


If you are interested in volunteering at the PMCA, please contact

Leah Clancy
Education & Engagement Coordinator
(626)568-3665 x16

The PMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Development Internship

The Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) seeks an enthusiastic intern to work closely with the Development Manager on the Museum’s fundraising efforts. The Development Intern will assist with fundraising efforts, including: research, organization, and execution of events; drafting communication materials, fundraising appeals/mailings, and grants; and maintaining the Museum’s fundraising database eTapestry.


Learning Objectives:
The Development intern will gain a broad understanding of the following:
Fundraising in a non-profit arts organization
Individual giving
Corporate giving
Government and foundation giving
Cultivation and stewardship of donors
Event coordination and production
Grant writing process
Persuasive writing
eTapestry software

Desired Skills:
Experience and desire to work in the nonprofit and/or arts field
Excellent communication skills, positive and ambitious attitude
Basic computer skills including Word and Excel
Must be flexible, mature, professional, a self starter, and able to occasionally work with minimal supervision
Must have good organizational skills and be extremely detail oriented
Experience with fundraising software a plus

Must be available twice a week for 3–5 hour blocks, Monday–Friday between the hours of 10:00am–5:00pm. Working remotely is an option. Please note that this internship is unpaid.

To apply please submit your resume and a brief cover letter—500 words or less—explaining your interest in an internship with PMCA, your relevant experience, and how this position would help to further your academic or professional goals. Please email materials as one PDF to info@pmcaonline.org.