Gigs, Internships and Jobs

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Local Jewelry Designer Aisha from Adorned by Aisha is looking for a student to help her modify some jewelry displays for her business. She has a design, but needs someone with welding skills to fabricate them for her. If you are interested, contact her at (10/30)

Graphic Designer needed to create a poster: we need a poster to advertise a brand new Tyler Gen Ed arts area class. Finished poster needed by THIS SATURDAY OCT. 26. If interested, contact Jennifer Zarro, (10/23)


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

Design Intern
Furniture Mecca is looking for a design intern to assist the lead designer in social media content creation, photo editing, web design, Google and print marketing. 15–20(+) hours a week at $12/hr. To apply, please email a PDF resume and a brief description of yourself and skills to (11/13)

Education Intern
The Virginia Museum of History and Culture is looking for an Education Intern to assist in all aspects of the education team’s role within the Guest Engagement Department. The primary focus of this internship will be on leading tours of the long-term exhibition, The Story of Virginia, and conducting primary source analysis activities in the Weinstein Learning Center. Additional tasks may include delivering HistoryConnects distance learning programs, assisting with Virginia History Day, and conducting research for program development. (11/12)

Franconia Sculpture Park 2020 Intern Artist Program
In exchange for room and board and studio space, Intern Artists must commit to working for Franconia Sculpture Park for five hours per day, six days per week. Additional time off will be granted on a case-by-case basis for personal and sick days. Typical duties for Intern Artists include: educational and public programming; park/sculpture maintenance; and Fellowship Artist assistance. Apply by January 15. (11/4)

Franconia Sculpture Park 2020 Arts Administration Intern Program
Arts Administration Internships are unpaid and last two to four months. This internship is flexible and can be scheduled to accommodate other commitments and varying time frames. We require a commitment of at least 16 hours a week for locally based interns who commute to Franconia. Interns who choose to stay in residence at Franconia (free room & board, as well as meals) must commit to contribute at least 32 hours per week. (11/4)

Plebeian Art Writers Internship
Plebeian Inc. is a new arts media company that’s built around promotion for artists by artists. We create a slew of daily content in the form of Interviews, emerging artist features, blogs, case studies, videos, and so much more! Writing is one of the key points of our content creation and we’re always looking for new voices. So we’d like to bring in young artists, specifically in the Philadelphia area, who are looking to explore art writing, build a brand around their name, and get an in depth look into the professional art world while still in school! (11/4)

MASS MoCA Internship Program
Between MASS MoCA’s 250,000 square feet of gallery space and our year-round performing arts events, it’s always an exciting time to be at MASS MoCA. Jump-start your career with an internship at the museum. MASS MoCA offers internship positions in almost all departments. Now accepting applications for Winter/Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and Fall 2020. (10/29)

URBN summer internships on-campus interviews. URBN (Anthropologie, BHLDN, Free People, Terrain, Urban Outfitters)
Seasonal Full-Time Internship, Philadelphia, PA will be on campus to do interviews on Friday, November 8. Apply by Monday, November 4.

Hot Internships from Handshake

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Active Minds Needs a Graphic Designer
Active Minds, a campus student group that focuses on providing fun and relaxing events for all students to help create a stress-free Temple community. They are look for a graphic designer for the Spring 2020 semester. Help them make an impact on campus with your graphic design skills. To express your interest, please reach out to (11/14)

Event Program Manager, NightLife
Work with a diverse and creatively driven team in transforming the California Academy of Sciences into San Francisco’s most popular cultural night spot every Thursday, filled with provocative science, music, creatures and cocktails for adults 21+. (11/12)

Groups Coordinator
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History seeks a full-time contractor to provide coordination services within the Learning Venues and Visitor Experience branch of the Office of Education and Outreach. The contractor will provide coordination services to the museum’s self-guided group experiences program, including: fielding group inquiries via phone and email, maintaining and disseminating group registration information, coordinating the staffing of group greeting, and developing a groups tracking spreadsheet. (11/12)

Associate Curator of European, American, and Regional Art
The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) at the University of Utah is looking for a highly motivated, well-organized, and experienced professional to support the curatorial team while working closely with colleagues across the Museum in an energetic, creative, and supportive environment. Under the direction and supervision of the Senior Curator, the Associate Curator will manage UMFA’s collections of European (Medieval to early 20th century) and American (18th century to early 20th century) art, the latter with an emphasis on regionalism and the art of the American West. (11/12)

Visiting Assistant Professor
At Kenyon College, we teach a variety of studio art media to exceptional undergraduates.  This year, we are able to offer a one year visiting assistant professor position to an artist with expertise in painting and drawing. We are looking for an artist to join us in this mission for next year.  This length of time will enable the candidate to solidify their teaching vision, within a supportive department.  They will cover courses currently offered in these media, while having freedom to develop some extra special focus of their own with a total commitment of five courses each year. (11/8)

Visual Information Specialist (Exhibition Designer)
This position is located in the Exhibits Design Department, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution. The employee provides a variety of services in support of the overall planning, development, and execution of exhibitions for the Museum. (11/5)

Guest Experience Manager
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is seeking a full-time Manager of Guest Experience. The Guest Experience Manager must embrace and model outstanding customer service, run efficient business operations and develop high employee morale for the Guest Experience team members. (11/5)

Lead Museum Educator
The Lead Museum Educator facilitates programs for school and public audiences (onsite and offsite) that invite children and adults to explore the Museum’s exhibitions, collections, and program topics using hands-on, inquiry-based approaches that foster curiosity and learning. (11/5)

Gallery Assistant
We are looking for a Gallery Assistant to join our team in Los Angeles. This position requires great attention to detail, organization, diplomacy and an in-depth understanding of the gallery world. The Gallery Assistant is expected to plan, communicate and act independently and collaboratively, as projects require. (11/4)

Program Manager
The Edward Hopper House is looking for a program manager to organize, manage and develop programs and activities to support its mission to celebrate Hoppers legacy while serving as a resource for scholars and artists and nurturing community engagement in the arts. We are looking for a dynamic, action oriented individual with an interest in museums, education and administration. You will be in charge of public program development, community outreach, grant reporting, artist engagement as well as teach students in our teen leadership program and school partnerships. This role is critical to the organization as you enhance our visitors cultural and intellectual engagement with our institution. You will work cross functionally and collaboratively with assistant director to outline objectives, initiatives and strategies to further the engagement of our youth, artists and greater community. (11/4)

Exhibitions Coordinator
The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a full-time Exhibitions Coordinator to support the robust exhibition activity of the museum, including temporary exhibitions, permanent collection installations, gallery rotations, traveling exhibitions and special projects. This position reports to the Senior Director of Exhibitions and Program Alignment and, in addition to supporting that department, also supports the Exhibition Design and Installation department, administrates the museum’s exhibitions schedule, its overall master programming calendar and its project management software.  (10/28)

2020-2021 Fellowships at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes applications from scholars of the history of art and visual culture, archaeology, conservation and related sciences, as well as those in other disciplines whose projects relate to objects in The Met’s collection. The tremendous diversity of fellows’ projects reflects the historic and geographic diversity of the Museum’s collection. The community of fellows becomes immersed in the intellectual life of the Museum and takes part in a robust program of colloquia, roundtable seminars, research-sharing workshops, behind-the-scenes tours of exhibitions, conversations with Museum staff and visits to the curatorial and conservation departments. Fellows form long-lasting professional relationships as they discuss research questions, look closely at objects, and share the experience of living in New York City. Applications for the 2020–2021 season are open. Deadlines for all application materials (including letters of recommendation)

Teaching jobs at K-12 private, independent schools nationwide on campus interviews. Carney, Sandoe & Associates will be interviewing for full-time jobs, in Seattle, WA and 10 more cities on Wednesday, November 20.  Apply by Sunday, November 10. (10/24)

The Community Development Administrator performs complex professional work in conducting planning activities and special projects in the planning and development department. Grant administration is a major activity for this position. Work performed is under the general supervision of the planning director. (10/25)

Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellowship. We are now accepting applications for the coveted Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellowship program. Considered one of the premier curatorial training opportunities in the nation, this is an opportunity for an accomplished scholar to gain professional, hands-on training, working alongside world-class curators, and to experience the inner workings of a contemporary art museum. 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. (10/23)

Getty Foundation Prints and Drawings Curatorial Fellow. The British Museum is seeking to appoint an 18-month British Museum-Getty Foundation Prints and Drawings Curatorial Fellow with a specialist interest in pre-1900 European drawings. The Fellowship is funded by the Getty Foundation as part of it’s initiative The Paper Project: Prints and Drawings Curatorship in the 21st Century. The role will enable the Fellow to work with a curatorial mentor to develop and expand their knowledge and research skills in their specialist geographical or period field of pre-1900 European drawings, as well as to broaden their wider experience of the graphic arts, and curatorship in general, through the experience of being part of a curatorial team looking after one of the world’s largest works on paper collections. (10/23)

Education Programs Coordinator. The Education Programs Coordinator works as a member of the Exhibitions and Education team in support of all aspects of public programming. This role works with the Curator of Education to develop, implement, and evaluate programs for adults, teens, and families through object-based learning, hands-on art making and facilitating artist and community programs. (10/23)

Education Coordinator. Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, a 5.5-acre historic estate located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC, is seeking an Education Coordinator. This position is responsible for coordinating programs for schools, scouts, adults and families—individuals who enjoy working directly with diverse audiences will thrive. The Education Coordinator is an essential part of the Tudor Place team and works closely with all staff. (10/23)

Design Technician. The Children’s Museum is seeking a Design Technician. Under the direction of the Exhibit Design & Fabrication Manager, the Design Technician will develop and build small-scale projects and exhibit upgrades while learning advanced exhibit design skills and developing the ability to lead future design projects. This position provides major fabrication support and collaborates closely with team members to complete projects on time and to the highest quality. (10/23)

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Mural Painter
Blessed Margaret Home, a crisis pregnancy home in Bensalem is looking for volunteers to complete murals in two of the bedrooms at the home. The home houses up to five pregnant women. If you are interested in this service project, contact Megan Tigreros, Assistant Director, at (11/5)