The Torpedo Factory Art Center is committed to diversity and considers all candidates regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.
Target Gallery Intern- Summer 2018
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. Interns receive behind the scenes experience of working in a gallery setting as well as class credit. This internship will take place May through August.
The intern will be required to work at least 2 days a week, with one day being during the weekend, for at least 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 we have our 2nd Thursday Art Night and the intern will be required to work that event and any other additional special events that may take place during their internship period.
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.
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.
Please email resumes with cover letter to Leslie Mounaime with “Target Gallery 2018 Summer Internship” as the subject line. Applications are accepted through Sunday, April 15th.
Marketing/Graphic Design Intern – Summer 2018
The Torpedo Factory Art Center offers one unpaid slot each semester in marketing and design. Interns receive behind the scenes experience working in marketing and design. This internship will take place May/June through August.
The intern will be required to work at least 2 days a week for at least 16 hours a week within core hours, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mondays through Friday. Extended hours are requested each month for Second Thursdays (until 9 pm) and Late Shift Fridays (until 11 pm), with advanced notification.
Interns will work with the marketing manager to establish goals and projects to complete during their internship. Everyday tasks may include researching content to post on social media, maintaining departmental metrics, designing flyers and web graphics, and assisting with executing events. Individual tasks are open to customization based on course needs. Special projects are assigned based on strengths and interests and have included event photography, program planning, and visitor relations.
This position requires that the candidate be a self-starter, able to multitask, and show initiative. Working knowledge of social networking is required, as is rudimentary knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Illustrator and Photoshop. The candidate must also be comfortable engaging with the public during events.
Candidates seeking to fill the slot must be seeking class credit.
Please email resumes with cover letter and three portfolio samples to Alyssa Ross with “Summer 2018 Internship” in the subject line. Applications accepted until Sunday, April 15.