Greater Denton Arts Council

INTERNSHIPS AT THE GREATER DENTON ARTS COUNCIL

Interested in receiving training and real-life experience in the arts and non-profit management? The Greater Denton Arts Council is currently seeking interns to assist in the following areas: education and exhibitions, development, marketing and social media, and visitor studies and evaluation.

Internships are available to university students or recent graduates. Start and end dates are flexible but primarily run the length of an academic semester. Interns must be willing to contribute a minimum 10 hours of service per week. Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three professional or academic references to admin@dentonarts.com.

Internship Opportunity for Arts After School Program at the Greater Denton Arts Council

Interested in training and real-life experience teaching art in a museum/ gallery setting? 
The Greater Denton Arts Council is currently seeking graduate students to lead the Arts After School program.

The Arts After School instructor will work with the Programs and Admin Assistant and Executive Director to develop and implement a curriculum that will explore technical arts skills , art historical context, and encourage creative exploration. Instructors will learn how to work within the means of a budget to create their curriculum and be able to enhance their teaching skills

This position is available to university graduate students or recent graduates. Start and end dates are flexible but primarily run the length of an academic semester. Interns must be willing to teach every Wednesday (3:00 – 5:30) as well as meet with the Programs and Administrative Assistant to develop curriculum for a minimum of 10 hours of service per week.  The position is unpaid, but academic credit is possible.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three professional or academic references to admin@dentonarts.com.

Please send your application by August 19th. 

2016 FALL SEMESTER INTERNSHIPS – CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Exhibitions and Education Intern
Exhibition and Education Interns will work closely with GDAC staff in the installation of exhibitions, research and curatorial projects, and exhibition evaluation at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. In addition, interns will assist with the development, implementation, and promotion of education programs such as classes, camps, performances, and outreach events for visitors of all ages.

Development and Membership Intern
Since 1980, the Greater Denton Arts Council and The Arts Guild have given over $1.5M in grants to arts organizations in Denton. Development Interns will work closely with GDAC staff in the creation and management of grants, funding efforts, and solicitation for special projects. In addition, interns will assist with the coordination of membership initiatives and provide support for event mailings, donor recognition, and record keeping.

Marketing and Social Media Intern
Marketing and Social Media Interns will assist with the public relations, marketing, and social media efforts of the Greater Denton Arts Council and its member organizations. Interns will help maintain up to date press contacts, quarterly event calendars, online postings, press clippings, and updates to GDAC’s website and social media.

Visitor Studies and Evaluation Intern
Visitor Studies and Evaluation Interns will assist with the welcoming of guests and staffing of the Welcome Desk. Interns will collect data through observation, questionnaires, and interviews of museum visitors and the community and prepare summaries of evaluation findings.