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Fine Arts Work Center Summer Internships

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Fine Arts Work Center | Provincetown, MA
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Fine Arts Work Center


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June 1, 2020
August 22, 2020
March 27, 2020
25 hours per week

Join our creative writing and visual arts community and spend your summer at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, located at the tip of Cape Cod and surrounded by 40 miles of pristine national seashore.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 27; NOTIFICATION: APRIL 10

The Fine Arts Work Center’s Summer Internship Program has two areas of focus:  Summer Workshops and Development

SUMMER WORKSHOPS INTERNSHIP

The Fine Arts Work Center seeks five interns for our eleven-week program of one hundred inspiring workshops in creative writing and visual arts taught by award-winning faculty. Our writing workshops include classes in poetry, fiction, memoir, nonfiction, playwriting, and songwriting. Our visual arts workshops include classes in painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, watercolor, and photography.

Summer Workshops interns are vital members of our team and assist with the daily operations of running the summer workshops. This experience provides an excellent introduction to the day-to-day operations of a non-profit arts organization and an opportunity to gain experience and knowledge related to program management.

Interns receive support and guidance from the Work Center’s Director of Education and Summer Program Managing Director and work in a lively, energetic department.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Conducting general office work

Assisting with student and faculty orientation

Organizing and selling faculty books and Work Center merchandise

Setting up event room, a/v equipment, merchandise and books for faculty readings and artist talks

Assisting with cleaning and setting up of visual arts studios, classrooms and common areas

Taking photos and uploading onto social media

Assisting students in the computer and media labs

Introducing faculty during faculty readings & artist talks

Assisting with all aspects of student night

Preparing, setting up and cleaning up of meals and receptions, including daily continental breakfast and weekly receptions

Additional as needed: assisting with fundraising events, gallery support and other tbd    

We seek outgoing and self-motivated individuals. Prior experience is not necessary, but a background in the arts, experience working with the public, and basic computer skills are an asset. Visit Summer Workshops for more program information. 

DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP

The Fine Arts Work Center seeks three interns to provide development and marketing support for our premiere summer fundraising event, the Summer Awards Celebration, which includes an art auction component.

Development interns are vital members of our fundraising team and assist with event planning, organization, and implementation. This experience provides an excellent introduction to the day-to-day operations of a non-profit arts organization and an opportunity to gain experience and knowledge about philanthropy and non-profit management.

Interns receive support and guidance from the Work Center’s Development Director and Development Coordinator and work in a lively, energetic department.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

      Copywriting solicitations

      Drafting press releases

      Assisting with data entry and compilation

      Contacting local businesses for donations

      Tracking donations

      Assisting with ticket sales

      Set-up and production of fundraising events

      Staffing fundraising events

      Foundation research

      Membership support and donor outreach

      Additional as needed: summer workshops, gallery support, photography, other tbd        

We seek outgoing and self-motivated individuals. Prior experience is not necessary, but a background in the arts, experience working with the public, and basic computer skills are an asset. Visit Giving for more Development information. 

TERMS OF INTERNSHIP

The internship is unpaid requiring 25 hours of work per week from June 1 through August 22, 2020.

Selected applicants must be able to commit to the full length of the internship.

On-site, dorm-style shared housing is available at no cost for the length of the internship.

Interns are invited to attend, at no cost, two summer workshops in creative writing and/or visual arts – an excellent opportunity to learn from nationally renowned faculty, engage with other writers and artists and become part of Provincetown’s history as the nation’s oldest continuously operating art colony.  

Join our creative writing and visual arts community and spend your summer at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, located at the tip of Cape Cod and surrounded by 40 miles of pristine national seashore.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 27…

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Benefits

On-site, dorm-style shared housing is available at no cost for the length of the internship.

Interns are invited to attend, at no cost, two summer workshops in creative writing and/or visual arts – an excellent opportunity to learn from nationally renowned faculty, engage with other writers and artists and become part of Provincetown’s history as the nation’s oldest continuously operating art colony.  

On-site, dorm-style shared housing is available at no cost for the length of the internship.

Interns are invited to attend, at no cost, two summer workshops in creative writing and/or…

How to Apply

TO APPLY

Complete the APPLICATION FORM and email to internship@fawc.org.

Please type “internship” in the subject line.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 27

NOTIFICATION: APRIL 10

Questions?

Email internship@fawc.org

The Fine Arts Work Center is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

TO APPLY

Complete the APPLICATION FORM and email to internship@fawc.org.

Please type “internship” in the subject line.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 27…

Location

24 Pearl Street, Provincetown, MA 02657

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