Help Wanted!

The Anderson Gallery is currently accepting applications for Gallery Workers and a Gallery Intern for the 2017/2018 academic year.  Applicants must be enrolled at Drake University for the upcoming year.  See details below and apply today!

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Application deadline is Friday, April 21.



Gallery Internship

The Anderson Gallery seeks applications for the position of Anderson Gallery Intern for the 2017-18 academic year. This is a paid internship offering 5-10 hours per week, with additional hours required during weeks of exhibition installation. This internship provides an excellent opportunity for a student to gain insight into the professional practice of gallery administration as well as hands-on experience working with visiting artists and providing logistic and design support to the gallery.

General responsibilities: (under the guidance of the director)

  • Production of supplementary print materials for gallery exhibitions; including promotional posters, gallery labels, vinyl lettering, etc.
  • Assists with PR initiatives, including social media posting, website updates, flickr uploads, etc.
  • Functions as primary student-gallery liaison for campus-wide PR
  • Assists in packing/unpacking works of art, installations and strikes of exhibitions and gallery prep (including patching and painting walls, cleaning, lighting, possible work on ladders, etc.)
  • Provides support in coordination of opening receptions, lectures and other public events
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements for application:

  • be a junior or senior at the beginning of the 2017-18 school year, be enrolled in classes, and be majoring in a Drake University Art +Design program;
  • be highly motivated, able to meet sometimes tight deadlines, multitask, and work independently;
  • be easily accessible on a regular basis via email
  • be willing and able to receive feedback and constructive criticism on matters pertaining to graphic, web, and exhibition design, writing, printing, etc.
  • have an interest in gallery or museum work.

The following would be helpful but not required:

  • possess an art historical vocabulary and have a rudimentary knowledge of art historical movements;
  • completed classwork or has previous experience in marketing