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Job Title: Internship in Arts - Events Management
Employer: Center for the Arts
Address: 283 Washington Terrace, CFA
Qualifications/Description: The CFA presents a visiting artist series including music, dance, theater and visual art; supports the music, dance, theater, art history and studio art departments; and various student groups who use the CFA venues. The CFA also supports special projects and conferences throughout the year. Unpaid Internship (7 hours per week): The intern will learn about the management of a performing arts center through assisting with the CFA Performing Arts Series, Zilkha Gallery Exhibitions, and other events. Intern will attend weekly staff meetings, marketing committee meetings, and advanced logistics meetings. Intern will have the opportunity to advance/manage up to 5 events or projects each semester. Paid Internship (5 hours per week): The intern will assist the Assistant Director to coordinate logistics for all events taking place in the CFA, including the Performing Arts Series and Zilkha Gallery exhibitions. Duties include scheduling events using EMS software, liaison with CFA Events Staff, and event set up and breakdown. The ideal candidate would be available for both the Fall and Spring semesters. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter. Minimum qualifications: Excellent writing, organization and communication skills; must be resourceful, detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines; proficient in Word and Excel. Preferred qualifications: Knowledge and experience in one or more of the performing arts and arts administration; previous experience as an usher, house manager or gallery monitor; at least 20 years of age with a valid driver’s license
Department Hours: 10AM-6PM Hours/Week: 12 hours per week: 7 unpaid and 5 paid at $8.50/hour
Start Date: September 9th Hourly Rate: $8.50
Contact: Hanna Oravec
E-mail for Interview: horavec@wesleyan.edu
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Supervisor: Hanna Oravec
Job Number: 83