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Contact Ashely DeHoyos
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Application Deadline: July 1, 2018
Compensation: Rate of $12 an hour, between 6 – 10 hours per week.
Start date: August 1, 2018. End date: May 31, 2019.

THE IDEA FUND 2018-19 INTERNSHIP (PAID)

The Idea Fund Internship (August 2018 – May 2019) provides a university/college-enrolled student or young professional with a paid internship opportunity to work in non-profit arts administration. This internship position will provide a range of experiences working on The Idea Fund, a re-granting program administered by DiverseWorks, Aurora Picture Show, and Project Row Houses and funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The Idea Fund provides funding for artist-generated or artist-centered projects in the Greater Houston area that exemplify unconventional, interventionist, conceptual, entrepreneurial, participatory, or guerrilla artistic practices.

Primary Intern tasks:
Website maintenance and updating
Social media maintenance and updating
Organization, administrative and data management assistance
Communication with artists
Qualifications and Requirements:
Understand The Idea Fund mission and objectives
Eager to learn, positive attitude and collaborative spirit
Strong organizational skills
Excellent communication skills
Interest in developing experience into a professional path
Experience and knowledge of Word Press website management and administration
Experience and knowledge of managing social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)
Commitment to working a minimum of 5 hours per week (hours will fluctuate throughout the year)
Strong writing skills

How to Apply:
Email a cover letter and resume outlining your educational background and past work experience to Ashley DeHoyos, Assistant Curator, DiverseWorks at ashley@diverseworks.org. Cover letter should address why you are interested in the internship and what you hope to gain from this opportunity. Please include contact details for two professional or academic references.
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