Pitzer College Art Galleries offers the following internship positions on a competitive basis to Pitzer students: Audience Engagement Coordinator, Permanent Collection Coordinator, and Social Media Coordinator.
The Audience Engagement Coordinator will play a key role in managing audience engagement in the galleries, welcoming students, faculty, and staff, as well as external audiences, including alumni, Pitzer families, art professionals, and others into the space. The Audience Engagement Coordinator will work with Assistant Director Christopher Michno.
The Permanent Collection Coordinator will play a key role in assisting Galleries staff in managing the Galleries’ permanent collection, helping to catalogue, document, and track existing works displayed on campus and in storage. The Permanent Collection Coordinator will work with Assistant Director Christopher Michno and Preparator Michal Wisniowski.
The Social Media Coordinator will play a key role in activating our social media streams to expand engagement with the galleries’ programming among students, faculty, and staff, as well as external audiences, including alumni, Pitzer families, art professionals, and others. The Social Media Coordinator will work Assistant Director Christopher Michno.
Hours and Duration
- These internships are temporary, part-time opportunities.
- Flexible schedule. 10 hours + per week, Tuesday through Friday plus some weekend and evening special events.
- January through May; September through December
- All exhibitions and programs are free and open to the public.
- Viewing hours are Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 PM, and by appointment.
Pitzer College Art Galleries Mission
The Pitzer College Art Galleries’ mandate is Education and Advocacy through the Pitzer College core values—social responsibility, intercultural understanding, interdisciplinary learning, student engagement, and environmental sustainability. By following these precepts, Pitzer College Art Galleries engage and interrogate contemporary and historical issues of importance to expand our audiences’ understanding and contribution to our artistic, intellectual, and social culture. Through curatorial creativity and innovative programming, the Galleries seek to provide context, support, and a critical framework for artists and curators working today and, by doing so, inspire meaningful dialogue that fascinates, excites, and invigorates.