This unpaid internships should really read: Commercial gallery seeking art handler, designer, receptionist, personal assistant, web editor, and database manager. Intern, could you run my business for me?
Summer Internship, Unpaid
Joe Sheftel Gallery
(New York NY)
Our gallery is seeking a motivated, reliable, and detail oriented intern to provide support to the close-knit staff in all aspects of gallery operations during the summer season. Duties may include filing, mailing, researching, text and image editing, maintaining databases, wo/manning the front desk, running errands, general day-to-day administrative tasks, and special projects including help with monthly installation of art exhibitions. This position provides excellent exposure to the workings of a contemporary art gallery within the New York art world context. Gallery is located in the vibrant Lower East Side art community. A commitment of 3-4 days a week is desired. Weekends may be included in the standard work week.
Academic credit and coordination with educational institutions can be arranged.
The ideal candidate has a demonstrated interest in contemporary art, mac computer knowledge, pleasant disposition, and strong work ethic.
Ability to multi-task and follow-through with projects is a must.
Desirable skills include Photoshop, web editing/html, filemaker, and art handling abilities.
Please send cover letter, resume, and any other relevant material demonstrating qualifications/interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Promising applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.