Program and Communications Intern/Work Study

 

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:

Program

•    Coordinate program registrations, attendance, and artwork submissions.

•    Assist with exhibit and showcase preparation, including artwork collection, matting, and display.

•    Attend classes to engage with students, meet professional teaching artists, and engage with our arts programming firsthand.

•    Lead students on Access Art trips to various performances and tours, tracking attendance and setting a positive example for students to participate.

 

Communications

•    Communicate with students regarding class registration, attendance, Access Art, and exhibit and showcase coordination via phone and email.

•    Learn and utilize Constant Contact and Mail Chimp for student outreach, and newsletter distribution via email.

•    Assist with student outreach and program brochure distribution across central Seattle.

•    Assist with press listings for Path with Art public events and outreach.

 

General Administration

•    Check in with the Program Coordinator every week regarding progress, tasks, feedback, and any concerns or questions.

•    Assist with organization of files, letters, art inventory and supplies as needed.

 

INTERNSHIP BENEFITS:

 •    Gain firsthand experience in multiple facets of non-profit administration.

•    Gain in-depth knowledge of and build relationships with local arts organizations and social service agencies.

•    Apply knowledge learned in the classroom.  Gain exposure to real-world issues and receive hands-on experience navigating obstacles.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

•    Must be personable, communicative, and willing to engage with multiple constituencies and groups of people.

•    Must be skilled in phone conversations and emails.

•    Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

•    Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively.

•    A belief system aligned with Path with Art’s values, vision, and mission.

•    Strong organizational skills and attentiveness to detail.

•    Patience and generosity of spirit with individuals of all abilities/in all life situations. 

•    An expected Bachelors degree in Art History, Arts Administration, Fine Arts, Social Work, Non-Profit Management or other fields closely related.

•    Reliable transportation with public transit or in a car.

•    1+ years of administrative experience is preferred.

 

COMPENSATION:

 •    Work study eligible at $15.00

•    If not work study eligible, a modest monthly stipend and transportation allowance aligned with agreed upon number of hour is possible

 

The intern must make a commitment of a minimum of 3 months and maximum of a year dependent on school internship requirements. The average weekly time commitment will be 10-20 hours per week. Preferred schedule is weekdays between the hours of 10:00am- 2:00pm but can be flexible. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, inclusive of schedule availability, and resume to Jobs@pathwithart.org. No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.