Education

Youth BUILD Program

We are currently accepting applications for the Summer 2013 Youth BUILD Program at Larz Anderson Auto Museum. The Youth BUILD Program is open to high school students.  Volunteer credit is available for Brookline High School students through prior arrangement.

Applications are due May 1! Spaces are limited, so don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this exciting program! Download application, here.

Activities include:

  • Training and instruction in automotive restoration and repair; sessions are taught by leading experts in the automotive industry
  • Humanities-based instruction in the history of the automobile, museum history, and current and permanent exhibits
  • Working on restoring a 1927 Renault and other cars
  • Job readiness sessions, including interviewing skills, job searching and career exploration
  • Mentoring & leadership development
  • Assisting LAAM staff with car shows and lawn events

Apply to this program if . . .

  • You have an interest in automotive restoration and repair
  • You have an interest in learning about careers in the automotive industry
  • You are interested in learning about the social impact of the automobile on American life
  • You have prior experience in working with tools, fixing cars, or working in a museum setting or want to gain skills in these areas

For additional information or questions, please contact us at 617-522-6547 or by email at youthbuild@larzanderson.org  Applications are due May 1; selected applicants will be contacted for an interview during May- final notification is June 1.

PLEASE NOTE:  You MUST be able to commit to attending the entire 8 week program (July 9-August 29) and you are responsible for arranging your own transportation to Larz Anderson Auto Museum.

All Youth BUILD program participants must be able attend the entire program, 4 days/week- Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am- 4 pm and Saturdays and Sundays, 8 am-4 pm (weekend schedule is flexible- schedule to be determined by needs for car shows/lawn events)- all Youth BUILD participants must be able to spend a total of 20 hours per week at the Museum.