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Creative Capital

Creative Capital is a New York-based organization that supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel and career development services. Our pioneering approach—inspired by venture-capital principles—helps artists working in all creative disciplines realize their visions and build sustainable practices. Since 1999, Creative Capital’s awards program has committed nearly $40 million in financial and advisory support to 511 projects representing 642 artists, and our Professional Development Program has reached nearly 15,000 artists in more than 700 communities through workshops and webinars.

Position Summary
The Creative Capital internship program is an opportunity to receive practical arts administration training for individuals interested in pursuing careers in the arts. Creative Capital interns will help with a range of responsibilities, receiving an immersive work experience and gaining exposure to many professional activities under the mentorship of Creative Capital staff. Based upon training and interests, as well as the availability of projects, interns will work in one of Creative Capital’s departments—artist services, communications, development or the professional development program.

Position Requirements
Open to current college seniors, graduate students, recent graduates or individuals interested in transitioning to arts administrative work. Applicants should have:

-Excellent information management and organization skills
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
-Experience with Microsoft Office. Working knowledge of CMS and FileMaker Pro a plus.
-Attention to detail, adaptability to change and ability to manage several different projects day-to-day
-Creative, collaborative problem-solving skills
-A strong interest in contemporary artistic practice

This internship is for 10 weeks, May 30 – August 4. Interns are asked to work 16 hours/week. Office is open Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm. Final schedule will be determined in conversation with Artist Services staff. Compensation is $15 per hour.


Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Email: connect@creative-capital.org


To Apply
Please visit our job opportunities page at creative- capital. org /aboutus / jobs to apply and learn more about Creative Captial's internships in Artist Services, Communications, Development and the Professional Development Program.

• Location: Manhattan, New York, NY

• Post ID: 94803958 newyork
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