Internship Opportunity

Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo) is seeking highly professional and reliable people for internship positions. Applicants should be detail oriented, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, work well under pressure, have excellent time management and organizational skills, and be able to cope with multiple tasks at once. Applicants should also exude maturity, have a clean and professional appearance, and possess excellent interpersonal skills. A strong interest in public relations, marketing and not-for-profit administration are a plus for this position.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
Greeting visitors, gallery admissions & membership, maintaining and updating databases and websites, artist and project research, promoting exhibitions, installing exhibitions, art handling and cataloging.

• Applicants making a minimum commitment of 18 hours per week for a full year will be considered first.
• Ability to perform administrative functions with accuracy and efficiency, answer phones and provide
   customer service to gallery visitors.
• General computer skills and familiarity with Macs. Proficiency with Adobe softwares (Photoshop, In Design,
   Illustrator, Dreamweaver) are a plus.
• Writing, editing and proof-reading skills
• Internship is unpaid, college credit is offered with cooperation of school officials.

Hours are generally 10am-5pm with some evening hours during special events. Different schedules can be accommodated in exceptional situations.

RoCo interns gain real-life workplace experience in a fast-paced and exciting work environment. Interns are involved with all aspects of running and growing an active arts organization with a long, rich history. Those making a significant commitment to RoCo will have opportunities to grow and develop with the organization.

Interns have come to us from several regional and national institutions and have gone on to graduate schools and successful careers at arts & cultural institutions.

Please send your resume, availability and a brief statement of interest:

RoCo Internship Program
137 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604
tel: (585) 461-2222

email inquiries and applications to:
bleu (at) rochestercontemporary (dot) org