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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

VAE offers internships to college students pursuing education in art, art history, art administration, marketing, event planning and other disciplines.  To apply, email Brandon Cordrey with the subject line: VAE INTERNSHIPS and include your resume, cover letter. We’d love to meet you!

GALLERY INTERNSHIPS
Fall, Spring 5-10 hours per week
Summer 15-20 hours per week
VAE’s gallery intern program will work with the exhibition director to coordinate group exhibitions in the Main Gallery and the Exchange Gallery featured artists. Tasks include promoting calls for artists, managing art delivery and juries, managing exhibition design and installation, First Friday event preparations and documenting gallery exhibitions. In addition, the gallery intern will help market and plan programs for artists. To apply, email Brandon Cordrey with the subject line: VAE INTERNSHIPS and include your resume, cover letter.

Qualifications: Studio art, art applications or art history major. Some experience with gallery or exhibition practices preferred. Basic computer skills, ability to organize information, word processing and graphic design skills needed.

COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP
Fall, Spring 5-10 hours per week
Summer 15-20 hours per week.

The Communications intern will work with the Programs Manager to create and execute special campaigns, including promotions that highlight VAE Raleigh’s exhibitions and special events. This position includes pitching news stories to local media. To apply, email Laken Geiger with the subject line: VAE INTERNSHIPS and include your resume, cover letter.  

Qualifications: Communications or marketing majors. Excellent writing skills is a must. Social media experience is preferred.

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP
Fall, Spring 5-10 hours per week
Summer 15-20 hours per week.
The Graphic Design Intern will work with the Exhibition Director and Programs Manager to produce visual content for web and print that related to VAE’s endeavors. Must be able to strategically condense information into a visually compelling and clear design that reaches different demographics and artistic disciplines. To apply, email Laken Geiger with the subject line: VAE INTERNSHIPS and include your resume, cover letter.       

Qualifications: Experience with InDesign or Adobe is required. Must be detail oriented and bring a positive attitude.  

EVENT INTERNSHIP
Summer 15-20 hours per week.
The Event Intern will focus on tasks relating to SPARKcon, an interdisciplinary art festival and Ignite, a two-day creativity summit as well as help manage smaller gallery events.  Interns have to be available for SPARKcon, held annually the third weekend in September and Ignite Creativity Summit, held annually the first weekend of June.  To apply, email Laken Geiger with the subject line: VAE INTERNSHIPS and include your resume, cover letter.  

Qualifications: Art applications, studio art, art history, communications, public relations, English, event planning or marketing majors. Some experience with marketing or public relations preferred. Basic computer skills, ability to organize information, word processing and graphic design skills needed.

FEDERAL WORK-STUDY PROGRAM THROUGH NCSU
Shifts available: Tuesday–Friday, 11a-6p, Saturday 11a-4p as well as periodic evening and weekend events.

Work-study students manage the reception desk, provide customer service for gallery visitors and work with artists to receive artwork. They provide information about membership and exhibition guidelines as well as upcoming exhibitions and education programs. They work with the Exhibitions Director to install exhibitions and the Program Director to plan and set up for events, lectures and workshops. Office tasks including mailings, managing artist resumes, graphic design, creating spreadsheets to inventory artwork as well as filing, organizing and maintaining the gallery. To apply, email Brandon Cordrey with the subject line: VAE INTERNSHIPS and include your resume, cover letter.