Arts Administration & Gallery Internships
INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW: Interns play a critical role in the
administration and production of DiverseWork’s overall programs and events.
Selected interns will be provided the opportunity to explore several areas of a
non-profit arts organization by assisting staff members with projects in the
office related to curatorial, gallery management, development, and
administrative departments. This internship is an exciting opportunity for
anyone interested in a future career as a curator, artist, or arts
administrator. 2-3 interns are engaged each semester.
RESPONSIBILITIES include assisting with artist research for
upcoming programs and events, assisting with promotional and marketing tasks,
updates to the membership database and mailings, general administration office
duties, assisting with gallery maintenance and preparing for evening art
performances, events and exhibition openings. Interns also participate in a
reading group in order to get to know one another and facilitate a deeper
understanding of contemporary art spaces and practices.
IDEAL CANDIDATES: Strong background in art history, theater,
dance, studio art, or literature and a devoted interest in contemporary art,
issues, and visual culture; great writing and computer-based research skills;
ability to verbally communicate in an efficient manner; ability to interact
with diverse populations with respect; excellent time management skills;
ability to work individually and with a team; accountability; proficiency in Microsoft
Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; fluency in Spanish a plus.
Internships are volunteer positions, last for one semester,
and are competitive. Preference is given to college students seeking academic
credit. Work schedule is generally two days a week, five hours a day plus
occasional evening and weekend events.
To apply, email a resume AND cover letter to
2018-19 Internship Application Deadlines
Fall Semester (Sept – Dec): August 6, 2018
Spring Semester (Jan – May): December 3, 2018
Summer Semester (May – August): April 1, 2019