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Exhibitions Intern- Winter 2019


Type: Internships [View all]
Posted by: Target Gallery
Deadline: Sun, November 18th, 2018

 Description

Target Gallery, contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, offers two unpaid internships each semester for students of Art, Art History, Arts Management, or some equivalent.  The Exhibitions interns will primarily be working in Target Gallery in addition to assisting with Site Two Community Gallery, Site Three Project Gallery, and our Seasonal Art Installations in the Art Center common areas. Interns seeking class credit are encouraged. This internship will take place December 2018- February 2019. 

Hours

The intern will be required to work at least 2 days a week, with one day being during the weekend, for a minimum of 16 hours a week. The gallery director will work with the interns on scheduling so as not to interfere with their class and work schedules. Art Center hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily and Thursdays until 9 p.m. Once a month, one the second Friday of the month, we have our Late Shift event where we special receptions,  the intern will be required to work that event and any other additional special events that may take place during their internship period. Due to the dates of the internship, interns will be required to work shifts around Christmas and New Years holidays, although the Art Center is closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day. The individual shifts will be worked out between the selected interns and gallery director.

Responsibilities

The gallery director will work with the interns to create a focus or project for each intern to complete during their internship along with other necessary gallery duties to include but not limited to helping with installation, take down of exhibitions, sales, and so on.  Some projects/focuses in the past have included creating an exhibition plan, assisting with marketing and promotion of exhibitions and special events, managing Target Gallery’s social media accounts,  working on our annual special exhibition, developing special programming, workshops, and more.

Requirements

This internship requires that the student be responsible, able to multitask, show initiative, possess a good work ethic, great attention to detail, and have a great attitude. The ability to work on both MAC and PC computers and familiarity with social networks is mandatory. Preferred candidate should be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite programs. Interns must feel comfortable talking to the public about the work at the exhibition and handling potential sales.

To Apply

Please email resumes with cover letter to Leslie Mounaime (leslie.mounaime@alexandriava.gov) with “Target Gallery 2019 Winter Internship” as the subject line. Applications are accepted through Sunday, November 18th.



Posted on Mon, September 17th, 2018
Expires on Sun, November 18th, 2018

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