Internships Available: Montalvo Arts Center

Interns play a vital role in the planning and organization of Montalvo’s Art Programs Department which oversees the visual, performance, literary, and culinary events, classes, camp etc., as well as the daily operations of the Lucas Artist Residency Program, the educational programming, and artistic programming. The internship will be project based, and include both project specific and day-to-day administrative tasks.

Currently, Montalvo is looking for interns to assist in the following: (1) To assist in Education, specifically planning and preparation for camps and classes; including coordination and staffing; (2) To assist in the documentation and development of the Teaching Artist Fellowship Program (Masters level studies in Education/Arts Education is Preferred); (3) To Assist in the development and coordination of the Spring Festival – a family event engaging groups of students in artistic collaborations and presentations; (4) To assist in the preparation for Montalvo’s 7th Annual Starry, Starry Night: Art & Astronomy Slumber Party held in August; (5) To assist in the research, coordination, and scheduling for educational programs (including classes and the PASS and PAF series); (6) To assist in the marketing of Montalvo’s arts programming – working to promote and advertise various events and opportunities, potentially serving as a liaison between the Arts Programs Department and the Marketing Department; (7) To assist in the coordination of various gardening projects that include elements of landscape architecture; (8) To assist the with various administrative projects that are vital to running the executive office of the center. This being said, individuals interested in marketing, development, etc. are still encouraged to apply!

All interns will also be expected to help with the operation and training of volunteers in the Project Space gallery by hosting the gallery at least once a week for a period of 2-4 hours, and educating volunteer hosts about the exhibition as requested. During these times the intern will be able to enjoy the Project Space exhibit and interact with Montalvo visitors. All interns must have a valid driver’s license and be able to provide own transportation. A basic background check and fingerprint screen are required.

If you are interested in joining a long tradition of arts programming, please complete an internship application at www.montalvoarts.org/volunteer/opportunities and send a statement of interest and resume to Babette McKay, Human Resources Manager at bmckay@montalvoarts.org or mail to P.O. Box 158, Saratoga, CA 95071. Applications for internships in February-May 2010 are due January 25, 2010; Applications for internships in June-September 2010 are due March 15.

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