Apply: Communications Internship, Summer 2012

Communications Internship 
Summer 2012

Under the guidance of the dA’s Marketing Coordinator, the Communications Intern will assist in the implementation of the communications strategy for all areas of the gallery, including exhibitions, on-site classes, special events, and new and ongoing initiatives. The Communications Intern will work on numerous departmental projects varying in scope and timeline, including development of press and marketing materials, tracking and monitoring media coverage, and market research.


The Communications Intern will assist the Marketing Director with:

  • Designing, writing and producing all in-house marketing materials, including newsletters, postcards, fliers, and blog entries
  • Drafting and distributing media material including news releases
  • Compiling and organizing current and archival press clippings and marketing files
  • Maintaining and organizing media database; and research prospects for media outreach
  • Posting all exhibitions and programs to various online calendars


  • Professional demeanor
  • Comfortable on both PC and Mac
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to problem-solve independently and collaborate with others


  • Candidates must be at least 18 years of ages, and currently enrolled in a college or university.
  • Enrollment in art, art history, and/or communications or marketing classes is preferred.
  • Candidates must be available at least two days each week totaling a minimum of 8 during the 12-week period. Weekend and night hours may be required.
  • This is a non-paid internship. The dA can work with the university to provide course credit.

To Apply

Email a cover letter and your resume to by Friday, May 25th, 2012. Applicants must be available for an interview between May 30th and June 2nd, 2012. Finalists will be asked to provide references.


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