Multiple Internships - Contemporary Arts Center

March 23, 2022 11:05 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Organization: Contemporary Arts Center

About these positions:

CAC Internships—Summer 2022

The Contemporary Arts Center is currently accepting applications for Summer (May-August) 2022 Internships in the Curatorial, Education, and Advancement Departments. Please read each department description for information. The time commitment for most internships averages 10-15 hours per week.

Curatorial Internships (3 positions)

INTERN REQUIREMENTS

Primary Responsibilities:

Curatorial Summer Intern – Research. (1)

  • The Curatorial Research intern will be responsible for assisting the Senior Curator, Assistant Curator, and Exhibition Manager with research, administration, and planning for upcoming exhibitions.
  • Work would be conducted both on-site and remotely, with weekly virtual check in meetings with supervisors.
  • Time requirement would be the equivalent of 2-3 days a week.

Curatorial Summer Intern – Writing. (1)

  • The Curatorial Writing intern will be responsible for assisting the Exhibition Manager, Assistant Curator and Senior Curator with research and writing for a variety of curatorial didactics, with a focus on archival material.
  • These include artwork labels, exhibition history research and abstracts, artist biographies, and gala auction labels.
  • The tasks are primarily research and writing based but may also include general or administrative projects.
  • Work will be conducted primarily remotely, although on-site check-in meetings with supervisors are optional.
  • Time requirement would be the equivalent of 2-3 days a week.

Curatorial Summer Intern – Archive. (1)

  • The Curatorial Archive intern will be responsible for assisting the Exhibition Manager and Director of Performance with research and digitization of past CAC exhibition history and performance history.
  • This will include researching exhibition information for archival requests, organizing and coalescing exhibition and performance files, scanning slides and digitizing paper files, and potentially working with an Archivist from UC Libraries, where much of the CAC Archives reside.
  • There may be general curatorial or administrative projects assigned as well.
  • Work will be conducted primarily on-site, although some remote work may be possible.
  • Time requirement would be the equivalent of 2 days a week.

Requirements:

  • Coursework in Art History, History or Fine Art
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Interest in Contemporary Art
  • Familiarity with library and archive research
  • Proficiency in more than one language (preferred, but not required)
  • Social media and video editing skills are a plus
  • BA or BFA in process (preferred, but not required)

Education Internships (3 positions)

INTERN REQUIREMENTS

Primary Responsibilities:

Education Summer Intern – Interpretation. (1)

  • This internship will be responsible for assisting the Interpretive Learning Director with interpretation. The best fit would be an art history or history major with an interest in learning styles, and strong research, writing, and organization skills.
  • Work can be conducted on-site, remotely, or hybrid.
  • Time requirement would be the equivalent of 2 days a week.

Education Summer Intern – Creative Learning. (2)

  • This internship will be responsible for assisting the Creative Learning Director with planning, facilitation, and development of in-person creative programming. Interns will gain a better understanding of museum project development and planning.
  • Research CAC exhibitions, assist in the creation and teaching of exhibition related projects.
  • Work alongside community-based creatives through assisting in the implementation of the CAC’s Co-LAB program.
  • Assist in the planning and install of interactive exhibitions for the new Creativity Center. Work with local artists and gain experience assisting with art implementation and curation.
  • Explore the pedagogy of creative learning across multiple age groups.
  • Work will be conducted primarily on-site, although some remote work may be possible.
  • Time requirement would be the equivalent of 2 days a week.

Requirements:

  • Coursework in Art Education, Art History, or Fine Art
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Interest in Contemporary Art
  • BS, BA, or BFA in process or completed (preferred, but not required)

To apply for this position:

Submit resume and statement of interest before April 2nd to alaughlin@cincycac.org. For Curatorial Internships, please also submit a writing sample.

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