Atlanta Contemporary offers a unique experience to learn, create, and innovate in a fast-paced work environment.

The Internship Program nurtures your professional career through immersive experiences in nonprofit management and providing opportunities to broaden your network. Join our growing community of innovative change-makers today!

Applications for the Winter/Spring 2021 session are CLOSED.


Benefits & Eligibility

Atlanta Contemporary offers internships to emerging professionals who are above the age of 18 years old and are looking to launch a career in the arts.

While this is an unpaid opportunity, our interns are provided with professional development resources such as workshops and training that help prepare them for success in the acquisition of part-time or full-time positions within the arts and culture sector as well as placement in continuing education programs.

You must have an interest or background in art, arts administration, arts education, nonprofit management, or a related field. Computer proficiency and excellent writing skills are a must. You should be a good communicator, well-organized, enthusiastic, and able to work with limited supervision.

Time Commitment & Guidelines

As allowed and under the guidance of our COVID-19 Policies and Procedures, interns should expect to complete two 6-hour shifts on-campus per week. Our COVID-19 Policies and Procedures govern day-to-day operations in accordance with CDC standards and include Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Social Distancing requirements.

You must commit to a minimum of 12 hours split between two days per week for a period of at least 90 days. The more time you can offer, the richer the experience will be. Schedules vary per candidate and are determined upon acceptance into the program. Please indicate your availability and any other scheduling concerns in your application form.

What We Are Looking For

Our interns gain experience in all aspects of what it takes to run a nonprofit art center. As we navigate the upcoming months where most of our programs and events remain within the digital landscape, we are eager to work with interns that can help us push our digital presence further. We are looking for applicants with two or more of the following skill sets:

  • Video Production and Editing for YouTube and Instagram TV
  • Music and/or Audio Sound Recording, Mixing, and Editing for YouTube and/or Podcasts
  • Audience Data Collection and Management - Microsoft Excel proficient
  • Visual Merchandising, Retail Sales, and Inventory Management
  • Content Creation/Copy for Social Media Advertising on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram
  • Understanding and Analyzing Social Media/Google Analytics Data
  • Retail Product Photography/Editing for Web/Social

    How To Apply

    Application materials are only accepted and considered when submitted through our Google Form system. Please do not send your application materials via email. For questions about the internship program, please email Abby Bullard, Development Manager at [email protected]

    Winter/Spring 2021 | Applications CLOSED

    Summer 2021 | May 1, 2021-August 29, 2021*

    Applications for the Summer 2021 session will OPEN via Google Form on March 19, 2021. Applications are due by April 9, 2021.

    *While this session is listed as starting May 1, we understand many interested applicants may not be available until June 1. This is okay! We anticipate there being an overlap with Winter/Spring interns and Summer candidates. Please indicate your desired start date in the availability section of the application and we will gladly consider both session durations.

    Fall 2021 | August 31, 2021-December 23, 2021

    Applications for the Fall 2021 session will OPEN via Google Form on July 23, 2021. Applications are due by August 6, 2021.

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