Please review Internship
descriptions and application guidelines listed below
carefully PRIOR to contacting us.
|Arts Administration Internships|
offers individuals of special talent a unique training opportunity.
Interns learn business practices and fundraising strategies associated
with an artists' space dedicated to serving contemporary photographers.
Candidates are selected on the basis of their interest and experience in
photography and the visual arts, their ability to contribute significantly
to CPW projects, and their openness to gaining meaningful experience
from the program. College credit may be arranged. Year-round opportunities
*Interns must live in or relocate to Woodstock / within the Hudson Valley/Catskill Region for the duration of the internship. Working, reliable transportation is required.
Responsibilities on Site: Arts Administration Interns will assist CPW staff with: organization and production of education programs; organization and production of gallery exhibitions; organization and production of other CPW publications; general administrative operation of the CPW including: membership, artist services, fundraising, public relations, special events, and community outreach.
Areas of Study: Interns will have contact with working artists in the field, will learn to handle and display various types of photographic works, and will observe the process of curating exhibitions. Interns will learn about not-for-profit grant writing and fundraising practices, and the organizational and administrative skills necessary for the operation of a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Interns will expand their knowledge of the history of photography through experience with exhibitions of contemporary photographic works.
Method of Study: Interns will work at the Center three-four days per week, for a three - six month schedule. Outside reading and/or projects may be assigned. Work will be supervised by CPW Director and staff.
Method of Evaluation:CPW staff will be available to assist you in taking the next professional step to advance your career goals, including writing a professional resume, artists statement, and building and presenting a portfolio. A final letter of evaluation may be provided summarizing areas of experience and performance by CPW’s Executive Director.
Scheduling an Interview: Interviews for
Arts Administration Internships are
ongoing - send your resume and a cover letter to us at email@example.com and ask to schedule an interview.