Education Intern — SUmmer 2018

Help our education program connect the artists and  creative resources of the Project to the greater Dutchess County and Northwest Connecticut community. Interns will engage with contemporary art educators and teaching strategies while participating in and contributing to a growing education department.

You might help out with:

  • Working in and helping to manage Art Nest, the Wassaic Project’s free, drop-in open studio space.

  • Assisting with summer education programs for K-6th graders and printmaking workshops for teens and adults.

  • Serving as a tour guide for visiting camp and school groups.

  • Working with a team of high school education interns.

  • Promoting the education programs within the greater Wassaic community.

  • Researching alternative education programs and strategies.

Requirements:

  • Applicants must have experience working with K-6th graders.

  • Must be available to live onsite 5 days per week in Wassaic, NY, including weekends (days off will be weekdays). Housing will be provided.

Internship Benefits:

  • Housing and a shared studio space is provided.

  • Modest living stipend.

  • Modest travel stipend.

  • Access to our wood shop and screenprinting studio.

  • Meet and work closely with over 40 artist residents and over 100 Summer Exhibition and Festival artists.

To Apply:

Send a single PDF file named: first_last_INTERNSHIP2018 (ex: Henri_Matisse_INTERNSHIP2018.pdf) to opportunities@wassaicproject.org. Subject line: SUMMER INTERNSHIP APPLICATION 2018

Please include in the following order:

  • Name, email, phone number, Skype ID, website (if applicable).

  • Your availability: When will you be available to start working? When is the last date you can work?

  • Contact information for 2 references (professional and/or professors).

  • A brief (brief!) cover letter stating your interest in working with the Wassaic Project and something about yourself you think is interesting.

  • Your resume.

Application deadline: March 15th, 2018