The Center for Emerging Visual Artists is now seeking interns for Winter 2021/Spring 2022!
Our internships are available to (undergraduate/graduate) college students and recent college graduates to get to know a key player in the regional support system for visual artists. In this small non-profit arts organization, interns will have a unique hands-on experience, building upon skills and experiences learned in the classroom and applied in the field. Interns work closely with the CFEVA Staff on a diverse range of projects: installing exhibitions, programmatic strategy development, exhibition management, event promotion, social media management, and helping artists with community engagement projects across the city.
Interns will assist with:
- Monthly online art sales
- General office administration, including regularly updating our website and social media
- Assisting with membership outreach and mailings
- Photographing events
- Assisting with exhibition planning and research
- Installation and deinstallation of exhibitions in Philadelphia as needed
- Fundraising and development projects
- Special events and openings, via Zoom and in person as needed
Interns are expected to commit 8-16 hours per week for 3-4 months. This includes in-person and remote opportunities. Interns should be eager to learn, have a good work ethic and attention to detail. Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, MailChimp/Constant Contact, CRM databases, and Squarespace a plus. This is an unpaid position with the option to receive course credit. Students seeking this option should inquire with their academic advisor.
We review applications for interns on a rolling basis. To apply please send your resume, cover letter, and at least 2 references to firstname.lastname@example.org describing your interest in CFEVA.
About The Center for Emerging Visual Artists
With of mission to cultivate, nurture, and advance the careers of emerging visual artists while simultaneously expanding opportunities for the public to discover and connect with art, CFEVA’s services are designed to: raise the profile of Philadelphia’s professional artists, foster artistic experimentation and innovation, and showcase how vibrant artistic communities boost cultural tourism and foster economic development. Through fellowships, residencies, educational outreach, exhibitions, professional development, and city-wide events, CFEVA provides artists with the tangible resources needed to develop viable and sustainable careers.