SUMMER 2009 INTERNSHIPS
Artpace seeks college and university students to participate in internships. Summer internships are unpaid and run for 8 weeks with a minimum commitment of 10 hours per week during office hours (Monday-Friday, 9-5pm). Artpace also encourages interns to attend its Public Programs.
Semester interns are an integral part of the organization, and Artpace seeks self-motivated candidates that can work both independently and collaboratively in a professional setting. Interns will apply their creativity, critical thinking skills, and enthusiasm to a wide range of projects under the mentorship of Artpace professionals.
Internship opportunities are available in the following departments:
Archives: Gathers and organizes print media related to resident artists. Other responsibilities include: documenting public and educational programs, transferring VHS program documentation to DVD, and offering assistance to visitors who utilize the Archive & Resource Library. Final Cut Pro experience is preferred, but not necessary.
**External Affairs: Assists with donor and media relations, special events, and database management. Other opportunities include: developing audiences through marketing efforts, conducting donor prospect research, and planning fundraising events. See below for additional application requirement.
***Studio/Exhibition: Assists resident artists with the production of new projects; works with technical and studio staff to plan, install, and de-install shows; and prepares for exhibitions, public programs, events, and openings. See below for deadline information.
Education/Public Programs: Assists with the coordination of youth and adult public programs. Other opportunities include: touring youth groups through exhibitions, developing curriculum, preparing for and facilitating creative projects, and helping with program evaluation.
Director’s Office: Assists the director with researching artists, managing Artpace’s annual publication, and engaging in day-to-day duties associated with organizational management and arts administration.
Curatorial: Develops an international, national, and local perspective of contemporary art through researching artists, exhibition planning, and partaking in day-to-day office duties.
How to apply:
The application deadline for summer 2009 internships is March 16, 2009. Applications should be mailed (postmarked by March 16) or emailed (.pdf format only) to Mary E. Cantú, Program Manager, Artpace, 445 North Main Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205, or [log in to unmask].
• Cover letter (include department(s) of interest; no more than three)
• **External Affairs applicants will also submit a one-page excerpt of an academic paper OR a 200-word sample of business correspondence.
• ***Studio/Exhibition deadline: ongoing. Please submit CV/resume and cover letter to Program Manager.
• Current CV or resume
• Contact information for two references
To learn more about Artpace, its residencies, exhibitions, and public programs please visit www.artpace.org.