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About Galeria's Internship Opportunities

Galería de la Raza offers internship opportunities for college and graduate students interested in careers in the arts. Based upon their academic training and interests, as well as the availability of projects, interns work in one of the Galería's departments — curatorial, public relations, development, public programs, or our Digital Mural Project billboard. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in any future internships, email Dara Katrina Del Rosario, Volunteer & Intern Coordinator, with a letter of interest and resume for this position, at volunteer@galeríadelaraza.org. No phone calls, please.

 

CURATORIAL INTERNSHIP

Galería de la Raza has an immediate opening for a talented and motivated curatorial intern. The curatorial intern will work closely with the Curatorial & Special Programs Manager and exhibiting artists on a variety of projects including but not limited to:

  • Provide administrative support for exhibitions in the main gallery and Studio 24 
  • Overseeing ongoing maintenance of exhibition spaces
  • Fielding any questions from the public about exhibitions and hosting any tours.
  • Assisting in the installation and de-installation of exhibitions.
  • Assisting with the set up of public programs and events. 
  • Gallery sitting when needed

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

- Knowledge of contemporary art & art history 
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Photoshop 
- Ability to work unsupervised and follow through on long-term projects 
- Past experience with installing/ handling of art work and basic knowledge of tools and hardware
   related to exhibition installation is preferred 
- Ability to endure mild physical labor is a must
- Some nights/weekends may be required

TIME COMMITMENT & COMPENSATION

10-15 hours per week, flexible on days committed. This position is unpaid, but available for school credit. At least one day per week spent in-gallery.

 

PR INTERNSHIP

Galería de la Raza has an immediate opening for a multi-tasking, superstar development/PR intern. The intern will work closely with Galería staff supporting and cultivating community, including but not limited to:

  • Media content : willing to assist in creating content for online channels such as social media, newsletter, and website, including photo sets, promotional videos, podcasts, artist interviews, and event documentation for archive and marketing purposes
  • Outreach to press outlets 
  • Managing documentation of public programs 
  • Uploading texts & images to our website 
  • Database entry and management
  • Dissemination of printed promotion material
  • Edit/manage photos and event documents
  • Administer media follow up requests

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

- Solid writing skills, with a capability to work under tight turnaround 
- Familiarity with social media platforms, some HTML, site updates
- Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, and Google platforms 
- Experience in Photoshop a must, video or audio editing program a plus 
- Past experience in public relations, photography, journalism, non-profits, or studio art/art history a plus
- Being highly organized and attentive to detail is mandatory for this position

TIME COMMITMENT & COMPENSATION

10-15 hours per week, flexible on days committed. This position is unpaid, but available for school credit. At least one day per week spent in-gallery.


Galería de la Raza: an Interdisciplinary Chicano/Latino Space for Art, Thought and Activism
2857 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 click here for directions to galería