Arthur Ross Gallery Summer 2016 Internship
The Gallery Intern will have a highly interactive, hands on experience as they become familiar with the overall organizational structure of the Arthur Ross Gallery and its role as an art institution within the University of Pennsylvania. Interns will interact closely with ARG staff on substantive projects related to exhibitions as well as administrative operations. ARG Interns will learn to function within the general structure of the office, and also develop skills related to their specific area of interest, particularly related to the Fall 2016/Spring 2017 exhibitions. The ARG intern will learn many aspects of managing an ambitious exhibition including: condition reporting, budgeting, exhibition design, loan agreements, adjunct programming, marketing, community outreach etc. Other projects include but are not limited to:
Researching ways to reach new audiences as well as maintaining a list serve for the Gallery. The intern will also create a database of relevant news organizations, schools, and periodicals, which he/she will contact for the Fall/Spring exhibitions.
Assist with choosing and assembling images and captions for Arthur Ross Gallery publications to be designed this summer.
Mailings, maintaining archival records, and other day-to-day tasks.
To apply for any of these internships, please complete the application form, along with a two-page (500-word) essay explaining your suitability for the internship and organization to which you are applying, and how the internship will help you achieve your educational goals. Along with this essay, please upload an electronic version of your Penn InTouch transcript by copying and pasting your Penn InTouch transcript into a Word document, typing your name and Penn ID number at the top of the page, and saving it as a pdf. Please attach first your essay and then your transcript in a single pdf.