Hello. Andrea Rosen. Hire a receptionist please.

“Duties include front desk maintenance, interacting with the general public, research, errands, and administrative projects…”

Get beyond the lovely talk flattering potential workers and it sounds like this for-profit gallery needs a receptionist not an unpaid intern. This is a job not a training position. Pay your interns please.

Gallery Intern
Andrea Rosen Gallery

(New York NY)

Andrea Rosen Gallery is looking for a highly motivated, idealistic, detail-oriented intern who is eager to learn and can work well both individually and as part of a team. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain insight into the inner workings of a high level Chelsea gallery that represents a wide range of artists and executes a diverse array of exhibitions.  Although not necessary, ideal candidates will complete this internship in conjunction with undergraduate or graduate coursework in programs such as art history, fine arts, or cultural studies.

Duties include front desk maintenance, interacting with the general public, research, errands, and administrative projects such as organizing archival and artist materials and helping maintain gallery contacts. In addition, interns are responsible for specific projects that are based on individual interest and the needs of the gallery.

Salary: Unpaid. Lunch is provided every day.
Commitment: Two days per week, from 10am-6pm through December 2012, with the possibility of extending this opportunity.

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