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Event Staff. Witty Gritty creates purpose-driven experiences. We showcase, engage, and connect our clients through marketing and events. Using creativity and connection to ignite change, Witty Gritty breaks down barriers to develop authentic and meaningful collaborations. We believe civic engagement is the key to equitable and stronger communities and neighborhoods. Interested in joining our events staffing team? We work with a number of indoor and outdoor events and seek staffing to work on-site at our client’s events. Fill out the form below to be added to our staffing list! More info on us? Visit: (2/7)

Performer Gweny Love ( is looking for an artist who can transform her appearance to do a one-woman stage performance of Angela Davis and Michelle Obama on Friday, February 22.  The person needs to arrive at 5PM.  This is a paid opportunity. Contact her if you’re interested. (1/29)


Looking for an internship, but not sure you really have the time? Parker Dewey offers gig-based paid internships. Check it out here!

Costume & Textiles Internship, The Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA. Since 2006 the Valentine has offered funded summer internships to students interested in working in the museum field. Generously funded by the Kip Kephart Foundation and in memory of Bobby Chandler, Valentine Summer Internships provide 5 students with a $1000 stipend upon the conclusion of their internship. Apply by March 15. (2/11)

MuralArts 2019 Summer Internship Program. Mural Arts Philadelphia is seeking dedicated individuals for the 2019 Summer Internship Program. You will have the opportunity to work alongside a professional muralist for a paid Internship. This is a great learning experience for any artist and a way to gain solid mural-making skills. Become part of the team and contribute to Philadelphia’s renaissance. (2/8)

Facilities Management Intern. Princeton University Department of Facilities is pleased to offer a great summer employment opportunity for aspiring Temple University students who are pursuing a degree in Facilities Management. The student will have an excellent opportunity to learn from the senior Facilities Leadership and gain experience in the day-to-day operations of a large University facilities organization. The summer student program will include exposure to a diverse number of Facilities disciplines at Princeton University, which incorporate many of the core competencies of Facilities Management, as outlined by IFMA (International Facilities Management Association) Paid, $18 per hour. (2/8)

Diversity Internship. The McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, TX,  a museum of modern and contemporary art, is offering a twelve week hands-on art museum internship in the summer of 2019. The AAMD-funded intern will participate in multiple programs associated with the exhibition Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today, opening June 20, 2019. Transamerica/n is the country’s first broad survey of artwork exploring gender identity as manifest in outward appearance. Transformative, transcendent, and trans-historical, Transamerica/n will expand our perceived notions of gender as well as visual expressions of gender identity. In addition, this exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which contributed to the LGBTQ liberation movement in the United States. Intern responsibilities include working directly with artists, organizing and facilitating in-gallery performances, and facilitating programs aimed at their college peers. As a key member of the McNay team, the intern will receive staff training, attend department meetings, and participate in Museum events. The McNay will impart practical hands-on training, marketable skills, and real-world experience. The salary for the twelve-week internship is $6,300 and will be paid bi-weekly. Apply by February 22. (2/6)

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York is a proud recipient of funding from the Association of Art Museum Directors in support of a paid summer internship for an undergraduate student from a background underrepresented in art museums. In 2019 we will offer a paid summer internship to a qualified individual interested in working with the Curatorial and Education Departments at the museum. The internship will begin in June 2019 and last 12 weeks at 35 hours per week, with a stipend of $6,300. In addition, the selected intern will take part in professional development conferences in the spring and fall of 2019. Curatorial projects will include research connected to the artist Marisol’s bequest to the museum. Education projects will include research, planning, and implementation of educational programs, as well as visitor research and evaluation projects. We are currently seeking undergraduates to apply for this internship, and hope that you will share this with your students. We welcome applications from undergraduate students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year. Information about the program and how to apply can be found on our website. The deadline for applications is March 4, 2019. (1/31)

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Thoma Foundation Education Fellow, moCa Cleveland. The Thoma Foundation Education Fellow is a passionate, spirited museum educator who enjoys creating and delivering strategic engagement and experiences for onsite Museum audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Working closely with the Curator of Education & Engagement, the Thoma Foundation Education Fellow ensures a consistent, intentional, and memorable experience for all museum visitors through dialogue, interpretation, programs, tours, and other onsite educational initiatives. This position develops creative approaches to connect with and cultivate diverse audiences. It also evaluates onsite engagement strategies and refines them based on visitor needs and desires in order to deliver an inclusive, satisfying experience to all and encourage repeat visitation. This position is a full-time, 3-year appointment.  Apply by February 15. (2/6)

Barjeel Global Fellowship. The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is an artist-activated, audience-engaged contemporary art museum. We generate art, ideas, and conversation around the creative process. We are a cultural leader of local necessity and international distinction. In addition, we aspire to make the MCA community—staff, audiences, and artists—reflective of the diversity of the city of Chicago. We strive to capture a spirit of access, inclusion, and equity in all we do. We are now accepting applications for the new Barjeel Global Fellowship, offered in collaboration with the Barjeel Art Foundation. This exciting opportunity serves as an opportunity for budding international curators to learn and work in a pioneering, globally-focused American institution and invites a young, new perspective from the Middle East and/or North Africa regions to the MCA. The fellow will engage in exhibition- and/or collection-related research, write reports on possible acquisitions, and help curators plan and organize exhibitions and programming. This full-time, twelve-month fellowship starts on July 1, 2019 and carries a stipend of $45,000 (inclusive of $10,000 for housing support),. J-1 visa costs, if applicable, will be covered by the MCA. The position is also eligible for a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance; paid vacation and personal days; free life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance; retirement plans; discounted parking; pre-tax transportation programs; free access to the MCA’s galleries; curator-led staff tours of MCA exhibitions; discounts at the MCA Store and MCA restaurant Marisol; discounts for MCA Stage and other programs; and a variety of discounts at many cultural institutions in the Chicagoland area. (2/6)

Graphic Designer, Brooklyn Academy of Music. BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a multi-disciplinary arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. For more than 150 years, BAM has been the home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas—engaging both global and local communities. With world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and much more, BAM showcases the work of emerging artists and innovative modern masters. The Graphic Designer will maintain and enhance BAM’s adventurous brand through conceptualization, design, and production of a broad range of graphic design deliverables including printed, screen-based, and environmental materials. This job reports to the Associate Director of Design, who in turn reports to the Creative Director. (2/5)

Project Manager, Artech. Artech is the Pacific Northwest’s premier fine arts handling and collection management firm. Artech provides our clients access to a global network of industry professionals and is a leader in the field of art handling specializing in the latest, state-of-the-art techniques for the preservation of art investments. Artech’s long-standing reputation of quality and professionalism in fine art services is world renowned. Project Manager Job Description: The Project Manager is an integral part of the daily operations for a fast pasted, high volume project management and logistics team in the fine arts industry. This is a client facing position that provides excellent customer service through impeccable communication, accurate representation of client needs, and prompt execution of commercial processes. This role partners with the logistics team and other internal resources to assure seamless and efficient service. This role requires an understanding of art collection management processes and the ability to apply this knowledge to the long-term care of a wide variety of collections. (2/5)

Hyperallergic is hiring! We have six new editorial and marketing positions to fill, and we can’t wait. Three visionary foundations (Ford, Emily Hall Tremaine, Nathan Cummings) will be helping to fund three of the positions, which include an associate editor focused on documentary work, a journalism fellowship for curators, and a brand new southwest editorial position. (2/5)

Driver/Lead Teaching Artist Position – Recreation Specialty Instructor – Teaching Artist (Spring 2019). (Deadline to apply is February 11). The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program unites artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in the traditions of mural-making, to create art that transforms public spaces and individual lives. Since its inception in 1984, Mural Arts has created more than 3,000 community driven murals and provided thousands of under-served youth and adults with award-winning arts education programming. Lead Teaching Artists work closely with Art Education staff to develop an art-based curriculum.  They inspire and guide students in creating individual works of art, designing murals, experimenting with media, and working alongside other professional artists on large-scale public art projects.  In addition to assisting with recruitment and maintaining a classroom blog and attendance records as required by Mural Arts. (2/5)

City of Philadelphia Lifeguards. Philadelphia Parks & Recreation hires dozens of lifeguards for the summer. Parks & Rec hires lifeguards year-round for our indoor pools. The starting salary for all Parks & Rec lifeguards is $13.65 per hour, with a salary cap of $15.92. Lifeguard screenings and certification courses are underway. Use our Finder to search for times and locations. (2/5)

Manager of Programs and Innovation. Black Feminist Futures (BFF) seeks a dynamic Program Manager with a deep commitment to Black feminisms and social change to implement, coordinate, and design our programs. They will be responsible for the day to day . The Program Manager is an important internal and external leader who collaborates with BFF staff, leaders, and partners and to deepen the impact of our initiatives. This full-time position requires work both in and out of the BFF office. The staffer must be based in Atlanta. (2/1)

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Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference Committee. We are excited to announce the newly-formed Interdisciplinary Review Committee (IRC) for the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference. The IRC was created in response to community feedback, in an effort to continue to both center and expand diverse trans leadership in program selection for PTWC 2019. The IRC, which is comprised of transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) and non-binary community members as well as TGNC and non-binary Mazzoni Center staff, is tasked with reviewing proposals and selecting workshops for the conference, as well as providing input on other programmatic decisions such as the cover art competition, keynote speakers, and awards and honorees. (2/1)