Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center Internships
An internship at Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center is a work experience that combines learning and career exploration in a professional work environment. Students gain hands-on experience and learn new skills relating to work in a nonprofit arts organization. We are proud that over the past several years, Lansing Art Gallery and Education Center interns have transitioned into career opportunities including: the Flint Institute of Arts, Art Train, Detroit Institute of Arts, and fine art galleries in Boston and Los Angeles. We believe that students benefit from their work at the gallery and education center and look forward to providing a mutually rewarding experience.
Qualifications: Passion for the arts is a must! Candidates should evidence professional appearance and conduct, strong communications and interpersonal skills. All candidates must be detail-oriented and committed to keeping scheduled days and times. Arts, education, marketing or communications background desirable. All internships offer students the opportunity for college credit and are unpaid. Each student’s specific duties are established based upon student interest and aptitude, as well as organizational needs. In this small-but-mighty organization, flexibility and a “can-do” attitude are most appreciated. Hours and schedule for interns are determined upon acceptance and are firm once established.
Education Outreach interns assist with the development and operations of visual arts courses and community outreach programs including art competitions and exhibitions for K-12 students. Interested parties may email cover letter and resume for consideration to Education Director Michelle Carlson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gallery Interns assist with operations of Gallery, including customer service for patrons and artists. Work directly with Gallery Coordinator, artists and jurors. Assist with artwork intake, inventory, installation, promotion and gallery receptions. Interested parties may email cover letter and resume for consideration to Exhibitions and Gallery Sales Director Katrina M. Daniels at email@example.com.
Arts Administration Intern
Arts Administration Interns work with our Executive Director to learn about arts management, including organizational structure, fund development, marketing, public relations, and operations. Candidates must have an interest in arts advocacy and cultural policy, as well as an interest in a leadership role within the arts sector. Graduate students preferred. Interested parties should evidence their research of our organization, along with their aptitude, interest, and experience by emailing a cover letter and resume for consideration to Executive Director, Barb Whitney, at firstname.lastname@example.org.