We are seriously committed to education and access at the IAO, so believe us when we say that this will not be one of those coffee-getting, abuse-taking, data entry heavy internships (we’ve been there, and they suck). Rather, we are committed to creating a supportive experience, with the opportunity to learn all about running an arts non-profit, and to develop your own creative ideas in a supportive and honest environment. Consider it a new version of the old fashioned concept of apprenticeship.
In exchange for your time and service you will receive:
- The opportunity to help shape a fast-growing emergent arts organization
- The chance to work with all-star cast of artists and institutions
- A supportive environment with open access to our collective knowledge base
- A deep understanding of what it takes to run an arts-based non-profit (your parents will thank us when you run screaming to the financial sector, instead)
We currently have need for two part-time interns.
Residency Project Internship: Help us with our residency projects for 2012 and 2013. The internship will focus on the following skills: Project production, budgeting, arts management, and artist, museum and gallery relations. The ideal candidate will have interest in curation and arts management, a love for research and development, a good head on their shoulders, diplomacy and a cool demeanor, transportation, and a heckuva way with a pen. Expectations: Minimum of 3 hours a week, 2 month commitment.
Library Internship: Help us set up a tracking system for our burgeoning library. The internship will focus on the following skills: Library data systems development, software research, donations tracking, and borrowing systems. The ideal candidate will be savvy with the internets, will have a problem-solving disposition, will be completely and proudly nerdy about systems, will be capable of transporting themselves to and from downtown LA, and will possess a serious aversion to chaos. Expectations: Minimum of 3 hours a week, 2 month commitment.
What makes you the person for the job? Send your resume and a brief statement to firstname.lastname@example.org