Summer 2014 Internships at Artpace San Antonio
Artpace seeks college and university students to participate in internships for academic credit. Spring, summer, and fall internships are unpaid and run for 8 weeks with a minimum commitment of 10 hours per week during office hours (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm). Artpace also encourages interns to attend its after hours programs and events.
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: Assists with organization and cataloging of analog and digital archives materials. Other responsibilities include: documenting public and educational programs, editing and finalizing videos of Artpace events, organizing and digitization of physical artist files, and offering assistance to visitors who utilize the Artpace Archives & Resource Library. iMovie, Excel, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, and Power Point experience preferred.
•Director’s Office: Assists with the researching of artists and engaging in day-to-day duties associated with organizational management and arts administration.
•Education/Public Programs: Assists with the coordination of youth and adult programs. Other opportunities include: Developing curriculum, preparing for and facilitating creative projects, and helping with program evaluation.
•Teen Programs (Spring/Fall only): Assists with the coordination of teen programs including the You[th]Pace Teen Art Council and Teen Artist Workshops. Other opportunities include: Preparing for and facilitating creative projects and helping with program evaluation. Must be available Tuesdays from 4-7:30pm.
•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.
•New Media: Assists with production of video and/or media resources created for a variety of audiences that help bring visibility and awareness for Artpace’s exhibitions and International Artist-in-Residence program. Other opportunities include: designing signage, programs, and invitations for Artpace’s educational programs.
•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.
•Summer Graduate Internship: Assists the Education Department in composing artist interviews for in-gallery interpretation on iPads; organizing evening programs and events; researching for upcoming residencies; conducting educational tours; coordinating Camp Artpace activities for children; develoing online educational resources; and partaking in day-to-day office duties. A $2,000 stipend is given to the Graduate Intern for the two month, full-time position (June/July only).
•Download an application form here: http://www.artpace.org/wp-content/uploads/Artpace-Intern-Info-and-Application1.pdf
Mail completed application packet to:
c/o Taylor Browning
445 Main Ave
San Antonio, TX 78205
Email completed application as a PDF to:
Taylor Browning, Assistant Curator of Education, Teen and University Programs firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application packets should include the following:
Cover letter thoughtfully and clearly describing how your skills and experience meet your Artpace departments of interest
Current resume, including contact information for two (2) references
Completed Artpace Internship Program Application
Additional requirements for Summer Graduate Internship applicants only:
Letter of recommendation
Two (2) writing samples
• Fall Semester: May 15 first priority & August 1 second priority
• Spring Semester: November 15 first priority & January 1 second priority
• Summer Semester: March 15
• Summer Graduate Student Internship: March 15
*Studio/Exhibition interns have a rolling admission deadline, please inquire for more information.
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