Gigs, Internships and Jobs

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Have an opportunity that should be listed here?  As part of Temple University, we ask that most outside jobs and internships for our students are listed on the Temple University Owlnetwork. Internships and jobs listed here are gleaned from other sources.  We are happy to list gigs and volunteer opportunities here; send an email to with a description of the job, rate of pay (if appropriate), and contact information and we will include it as soon as possible!. Thanks!


Miranda Zampogna, a Junior in the Film and Media Arts Directing BFA program at Temple, has a film set to start production in March of 2018 that is in need of some original jewelry pieces for its Art Department. I am looking to commission a jewelry designer at the Tyler School of Art to create one or two contemporary, colorfully eye-popping pieces possibly made of wood, plastic, and/or glass elements. If any student is interested, please email: (2/6)

A local resident is looking for someone to create 10 – 76ers-themed centerpieces for an event on June 9, 2019. If you are interested, contact Ronda Bookbinder at (2/5)

Rittenhouse Needlepoint is moving closer to Tyler and looking for people to fill a variety of positions (both regular employees and gigs). Many are perfect for busy students. See the list and how to apply here. (2/2)

A local marketing firm is looking for a student to create some Tanabata Streemers for one of their clients.  If you are interested, contact Margo Silk at Maro Marketing: (2/2)

Queerality is looking for talented teaching artists of multiple mediums and genres. From dance to drag, from culinary arts to mixology, from theatre, spoken word poetry, and improv to a myriad of visual arts – if you’re an artist dedicated to supporting art + education in the queer community, we want to know you! Please bring business cards, social media/website information, resume/CV, and head shot. This is an open door, come and go, experience to allow us to chat with you and see your talents. Tuesday, February 6 at 3 PM – 6 PM, Queerality 1042 Pine Street. (2/1)


Art Ability Internship. Art Ability at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital is a year-long program which serves as a showcase for, and celebration of, artists with disabilities. It has grown to be one of the largest and longest-running exhibitions of its kind in the world. Through art, we seek to inspire patients to reach beyond their limitations, and to encourage people with disabilities to explore their own creativity. Interns ssist with the planning and implementation of the annual Art Ability Exhibit and Sale, featuring more than 400 pieces of work by approximately 200 artists with physical and cognitive disabilities. They may also assist with outreach initiatives such as satellite exhibits and special events to highlight the talents of artists with disabilities. (2/22)

Fjord Gallery Internship. Our goal for the internship program is to connect with young artists and students in the area, and to provide valuable exposure to the inner-workings of an artist-run gallery space. Internship duties will include grant research and writing, gallery sitting, assisting with installation and deinstallation, assisting with the Summer Call for Entries exhibition, opening receptions, PR and social media, photographing exhibitions, and website maintenance. These tasks are flexible depending on each individual intern’s personal goals and strengths. We want this to be a generative and fulfilling experience that will be beneficial to your artistic and career paths, so interns are encouraged to form their own set of responsibilities based on one’s preference. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and two references (name, email address, and relationship) to by April 15th, 2018. (2/20)

CIA Undergraduate Internship Program – Facilities Support Project Management in Washington DC. Students in the Facilities Support Project Management area are responsible for working in partnership with our customers to provide tailored products and services to satisfy our customers’ dynamic needs for facilities at competitive prices. Additionally, Students are responsible for creating safe, secure, functional work environments to support Agency global intelligence. Pays $20.28 – $21.44 per hour.

Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio offers supervised gallery internships. Manifest recognizes how important it is to support the education of artists, students, and art-lovers. Our goal is to be a hub of creative research for both creatives and our local and international community, and so we have created an opportunity for those interested in the professional field of art and design to learn first-hand about how a non-profit gallery works. Interns at Manifest receive instruction and hands-on experience with gallery practices. Academic Interns who choose to use the internship to fulfill education requirements are eligible to receive college credit based on the requirements of their school. (2/15)

Graphic Design Internship, International Affairs, Temple University. The student selected for this internship will have the opportunity to work directly with the Global Programs division within the Office of International Affairs. Global Programs orchestrates opportunities for international students coming from partner universities to participate in exchange, study abroad, accelerated master’s programs, and other special programs at Temple University. Candidates must be a graphic design major and must be at least a second-semester sophomore at Tyler School of Art. (2/12)

Windgate Curatorial Internship at Corning Museum of Glass. The Corning Museum of Glass, the international leader in the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge about the art, history, science, and technology of glass and glassmaking, is excited to offer a curatorial internship to a student or recent graduate to assist with the organization and research for an international survey exhibition of contemporary glass to be displayed at the Museum in 2019. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with staff in the Curatorial Department and at the Rakow Research Library. The preferred candidate will have a strong interest in 20th and 21st century art, design, and decorative arts. The ideal candidate will have an interest in working in a museum, researching, writing, cataloging, and organizing. The intern will be required to work well with and communicate with a variety of staff members and will also be expected to work independently on projects. (2/8)

SAI Artists Initiative Inventory Project Intern. SAI is a nonprofit organization that assists artists in understanding the need for and processes involved in organizing their life’s work. We educate artists about the process of documenting and inventorying their work, legal issues pertaining to their art, estates, and artists rights. Our Inventory And Oral History Project produces video interviews of established artists for online viewing. This year, Tyler School of Art is sponsoring Tyler Professor and artist Keith Morrison to work with this project.  As the SAI Intern, you will work with Professor Morrison to document and inventory his life’s work. This is an unpaid internship, but you will gain knowledge and experience with professional documentation, as well as contacts within the art world. This is an ideal internship for someone interested in Art History, Curating, and/or art studio practice. If interested, log onto the OwlNetwork and search for position 34010492, or send your resume and cover letter to (2/1)

Tyler Alum Amy Orr has a couple of projects going and would love to host an intern or two. Credit or non credit.  She will compensate for travel and give a modest stipend at the end. Other perks for interns include mentoring, career guidance and networking. Current Projects: Interns will be working on a large assembledge for the airport and totem constructions to be installed around the city. Additional projects keep popping up. I am looking for students who appreciate process work: Drilling holes and Wiring endless small plastic objects. They must also be able and willing to help with other aspects of studio life including updating websites with new images, mapping citywide installations, running errands and organizing supplies. I live and work in West Philadelphia. Check out my work by googling amy orr artist  and If you are interested, contact her at (1/25)

Hot Internships from the OwlNetwork

  • 2018 Sesame Workshop’s Summer Internship Program (PAID) (34011106)
  • Community Scholars Intern (PAID), Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (34009236)
  • Architecture & Design Intern (PAID), Five Below (34011016)
  • Graphic Design Intern (PAID), Five Below (340110009)
  • Graphic Design Intern, Visit Bucks County (34010996)

To find these and other internships, log onto the OwlNetwork and search for the number in parentheses.  For help in using the new OwlNetwork, see the quickstart guide.


Graphic & Video Design Specialist. H2O at Home, Inc. is a mission-driven organization offering people a better way to care for their home and family through natural home and personal care products. They are looking to hire a recent grad or a student graduating in the winter/spring. (2/22)

Diamond Ridge Camps in Jamison, PA is hiring Pool Staff- Lifeguards & Swim instructors • Ropes Course Staff • Arts Staff- ceramics • Sports Staff-soccer, baseball, fishing, basketball, hockey, tennis • Nature • Senior Counselors (college age & older) for its day camp June 25-August 17. For information and application, visit their website or e-mail (2/21)

Facilities Assistant (part-time), Center for Architecture + Design. The Center for Architecture and Design is looking for a part-time Facilities Assistant who has experience working with a team and effectively communicating among his/her team members. We are looking for a critical team member who will be responsible for setting up rooms for events and meetings, light cleaning of restrooms, kitchen, and meeting spaces, and ability to follow morning opening and evening closing procedures. (2/9)

Govberg Watches is looking for a Photographer. Govberg Watches is a leader in the luxury watch retail business in Philadelphia with a very robust and active online presence. We are looking for a part-time Product Photographer to assist with our workflow. The Photo department at Govberg photographs watches for various e-commerce platforms. As photographer at Govberg, you will be working with new technology that allows us create still images as well as 360° of each watch. (2/8)

Enliven Planters is hiring part-time seasonal gardeners. Enliven Planters is Philadelphia’s premier seasonal planter and window box service. We are looking for motivated individuals to join our design and delivery team for the upcoming year. You will install exceptional window box and planter arrangements at clients’ homes throughout Greater Philadelphia.  Candidates should be able to support a brand image built on friendliness, personal service, attention to detail, and an extraordinary product. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Experience in either manual labor or horticulture are desirable, but not required; all employees will be trained adequately regardless of prior experience.  Candidates must have a flexible schedule, be willing to work occasional weekends, and enjoy working outdoors.  A valid driver’s license is mandatory. (2/6)

ABOG is hiring a Director of ProgramsA Blade of Grass is the first arts nonprofit solely dedicated to nurturing socially engaged art. ABOG is seeking a Director of Programs who can strategically direct an increasingly high profile ABOG Fellowship program and its attendant content and public programming. (2/6)

Become a Philly lifeguard. Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is looking for 400 lifeguards to keep swimmers safe at our 70 outdoor pools and 4 indoor pools this June through August. Lifeguard pay starts at $12.33 per hour. Sound like a job for you? We strongly encourage you to get swimming now so you have enough time to pass the required screening and lifeguard training course. Once you successfully complete both, you can begin the application process. (2/6)

Artist Engagement Fellow. The Artist Engagement Fellow will serve as a key point of contact to engage artists in the Small But Mighty Arts (SBMA) and Bartol Foundation creative networks. The Artist Engagement Fellow will utilize their interpersonal skills and creative experience to gather valuable feedback from artists about their work through video interviews and surveys, engage artists at select organization events and perform weekly administrative tasks to document progress and follow up on planned activities. The Artist Engagement Fellow will have weekly responsibilities as well as a requirement to further their professional capacity through attendance at select workshops offered by the partner organization and/or other professional development opportunities. The goal of the position is to provide critical engagement support to the sponsoring organizations while also providing the Fellow an opportunity to further develop their professional connections and arts administration experience. (2/6)

Planner. The Sullivan County (NY) Division of Planning & Community Development is seeking a Planner to join a team of professionals providing leadership and technical assistance to 21 municipalities in the scenic Catskills region of upstate New York. Sullivan is a diverse rural county within a 2 hour drive from New York City. Encompassing nearly 1,000 square miles, it includes the redeveloping “borscht belt” summer resort area, the Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center at the site of the historic 1969 Woodstock festival, the southern portion of New York State’s Catskills Park, and the National Park Service Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River. A new five-star luxury casino resort is opening here in March which is expected to bring 4 million annual visitors, 2,000 new jobs, as well as ancillary development .Details here. (2/6)

Project Manager. Intercultural Leadership Institute (ILI) is an intercultural leadership program for artists, culture bearers, and other arts professionals. They are hiring a Project Manager to lead the programmatic work and coordinate a team of people to implement the vision of ILI. Responsibilities, qualifications, anticipated contract terms and application information are outlined hereThe deadline for applying is Monday, February 12, 2018. (2/1)

PennDOT will again sponsor an extensive Summer Maintenance Program for college students. The program runs April through August 2018 to supplement the permanent workforce. Students assist in the completion of seasonal maintenance work, crash system input and analysis, and maintenance and custodial services at roadside rest facilities. Many students also perform laboring and flagging duties in maintenance organizations and at highway worksites. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, enrolled full-time in college for the fall 2018 semester, and have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license. The pay is $13.23 per hour. Those interested should apply online. Applicants must apply with PennDOT directly even if they have worked with PennDOT previously. Constituents in the 188th district can email state Rep. James Roebuck at to seek a recommendation from his office. (1/26)

Hot Jobs from the OwlNetwork

Full Time

  • Design Associate, National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) (34011085)
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  • Graphic & Video Design Specialist, H2O at Home (34011163)
  • Alabama Media Production Fellowship, Impact America (34011118)
  • Multimedia Services Assistant, Annenberg School for Communication – Upenn (34011022)
  • Event Coordinator / Event Marketing Assistant, Cobalt Executives Inc (34011051)
  • Executive Assistant (Administrative Fellow), Character Lab (34011000
  • Happiness Manager – Customer Service Representative, Petplan (34010976)
  • URBN: Spring Grads (Buying/Planning/Allocation Exploratory), URBN (34011023)


  • Beach Photographer, Telescope Pictures (34011123)
  • Summer Camp Instructors and Teachers, The Fresh Air Fund (34011032)

To find these and other jobs, log onto the OwlNetwork and search for the number in parentheses.  For help in using the new OwlNetwork, see the quickstart guide.


Philadelphia Museum of Art Volunteer Educator. We are looking for a capable and responsible student of art, art ed., or teacher ed. who would be interested in a few hours of volunteer work in the Education Resource Center on a weekday afternoon. We have volunteer vacancies on Thursday and Friday afternoons in particular when we need someone reliable to keep the center open from 1-5pm. Strong possibility this can turn into a paid work-study position, and you get your foot in the door at the PMA. More info. (2/1)

The School District of Philadelphia Office of Inspector General is seeking a creative and motivated volunteer graphic arts student to design our annual report.  It is a wonderful opportunity for a student  to add to his/her portfolio. The mission of the Office of the Inspector General is to enhance public confidence in the School District of Philadelphia by rooting out corruption, fraud, misconduct, waste and mismanagement. The student will design a creative annual report to be distributed to key individuals at the School District and to the general public.  Contact Agnelica Del Rossi at or by phone at 215.400.4030 if you are interested in helping out. (1/31).

Help beautify our neighborhood school with a mosaic mural! Want to get involved in your local community and support public education in Philly? Our neighborhood high school, Philadelphia Military Academy (located across the street from Tyler School of Art) is seeking volunteers to assist with the creation a mosaic mural. Help add color and vitality to their school this Spring with Picasso Project! For more info, contact: | Learn more about Picasso Project: (1/30)

A resident at Temple University Health System is helping to organize a city-wide wellness conference aimed at promoting resilience and mental health awareness among resident physicians.  In addition to a lecture-based portion of the conference, they are hosting a variety of interactive wellness-promoting activities and would love to collaborate with someone from Tyler to include an activity on the intersection of art and medicine.  The event is going to be hosted on 2/7 from 8:00-12:00 at the Howard Gittis Student Center with activities from 10:30-12:00.  If you would like to help train tomorrow’s physicians, contact Adria Simon at (1/25)