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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).

TO APPLY

•Download an application form here: http://www.artpace.org/wp-content/uploads/Artpace-Intern-Info-and-Application1.pdf


Mail completed application packet to:

Artpace
c/o Taylor Browning
445 Main Ave
San Antonio, TX 78205

OR

Email completed application as a PDF to:
Taylor Browning, Assistant Curator of Education, Teen and University Programs tbrowning@artpace.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


DUE DATES*

• 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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