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Atlanta Contemporary offers unpaid internships to emerging professionals with the opportunity to learn, create, and innovate within the local and national contemporary art scene. Each of our interns are exposed to opportunities that nurture their career and provide hands-on experience in nonprofit management.
Applicants must be above the age of 18 years old looking to gain experience in gallery and museum work. Interns are usually on-site 10-12 hours per week during normal gallery hours, and some special events hours as needed.
There are generally three rounds of internships per year which coincide with the college semester calendar. Intern applicants do not need to be enrolled in school.
Interns support the Welcome Desk through administrative work such as checking in gallery visitors, data management, answering questions, docenting duties, and maintaining a welcoming environment.
Interns also support staff through projects and tasks related to gallery operations and engagement, social media and marketing, special event support, memberships, and more. We require a commitment of at least 10-12 hours per week, usually over 2 days.
Skills & Attributes
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Strong organizational skills and sharp attention to detail
- Ability to work independently with limited supervision
- Customer service-minded with a friendly and welcoming attitude
- Experience with Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop and Illustrator
- Familiarity with Google Suite
How To Apply
Applications must be submitted via Google Form. Please do not send your application materials via email except where noted in the online application form.
If you have any questions about the program or application submission, email Emma Blessing at [email protected].
The application will require you to submit the following documents:
- Resume (please limit to 1 page)
- Cover Letter (please limit to 1 page)
- Letter of Recommendation
Recommendation Letters Due | April 12, 2023
Application Closes | April 14, 2023
Summer 2023 Intern | May 1 – July 17, 2023
Orientation | April 28 or 29, 2023