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Internship Opportunities:

Galeria's internship program is ongoing and we review applications throughout the year. If you would like to be a summer intern, please review the descriptions below and submit your resume and personal statement via email no later than May 15 specifying which internship you would lke to apply for. All internships are unpaid, however, this is a great way to get work experience in an contemporary arts center and there are no limits to the breadth and depth of projects that will be part of the internship!

Development Intern

The Development Department seeks an enthusiastic Intern to assist with special projects and day-to-day operations. An interest in non-profits and fundraising is especially desirable. The Development Intern will help with administrative projects, assist with electronic mailings, respond to inquiries, table our development table at performances, perform internet research, maintaining publicity files including copying and filing articles, correspondence and information related to exhibitions and press; telephoning press to establish and maintain contact, providing press materials to media contacts and facilitating interviews; entering and updating data (mailing lists, contact info, etc.) into electronic databases and other computer-based systems; preparing press clippings; preparing and mailing press releases and press kits; generating correspondences; and miscellaneous projects.

SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS:

• Familiarity with MS Office for both Mac and PC; Photoshop and Illustrator a PLUS
• Familiarity with HTML & Dreamweaver
• Internet savvy
• Uncanny attention to detail
• Excellent writing and communication skills
• Ability to work independently
• Strong telephone skills.

The number of hours and schedule are flexible, however, we would like to have at minimum a three-month commitment and be available for 6-10 hours a week. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to ana@galeriadelaraza.org.

Graphic Design Intern

The Galeria de la Raza has an immediate opening for a talented and motivated graphic design intern. Passionate about design, committed to creating concept-driven, imaginative, and relevant work that lives up to the Galeria’s standards of creativity, this is a great opportunity to expand your portfolio and work with a cutting edge Latina arts organization. Projects are varied and range from simple production projects to conceptual work for brochures, invitations, posters, signage, event promotions and more. Daily responsibilities may involve any of the following; research, brainstorming, sketching, design development, design implementation, photo manipulation, and design production.

SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS:

• Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator on a Mac platform
• Strong typographic skills
• Strong eye for detail
• Ability to efficiently organize, prioritize and multi-task
• Strong interpersonal skills: communicates clearly, takes direction well
• Must have or be working toward a BA in graphic design

The number of hours and schedule are flexible, however, we would like to have at minimum a three-month commitment and be available for 6-12 hours a week. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and links to prior Web work via email to ana@galeriadelaraza.org.

Marketing and Web Intern

The Galeria de la Raza has an immediate opening for a talented and motivated Marketing and Web intern. We are looking for a creative, energetic and web savvy person to help us get our marketing plans up and running via the web and other online portals. This is a great position for someone looking to expand their online marketing skills. The ideal person is both swift at shifting gears to adapt to new roles and situations as well as able to maintain their equilibrium in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities Include:

• Providing general administrative support for web; assist with other Marketing duties as needed
• Building HTML-formatted emails and deploy via custom e-blast system on a frequent basis
• Creating and manipulate graphics for use in e-blasts and web
• Formatting and upload media files to multiple websites
• Assisting with other website maintenance as needed
• Performing routine content updates and maintenance to Galeria de la Raza web site under the direction of the webmaster.

SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree in computer-related field or 2 years experience in web technology
• Strong grasp of (X)HTML, CSS, Photoshop; MS Office; Understanding of media file format conversion (m4a/v, flv, etc.)
• Proven skill in design and composition for the Web •Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Excellent attention to detail and capacity to effectively manage multiple tasks and deadlines
• Proficiency with both Mac and PC computer systems and software
• Ability to work effectively as a team member and independently with minimum supervision
• Able to work effectively and professionally with all co-workers, staff, clients and the public; presents a positive image of the Galeria de la Raza
• Demonstrated experience working effectively in partnership with people of diverse cultural backgrounds
• Knowledge of, or interest in, contemporary art ideal, but not required

Please submit PDF’s of any online marketing campaigns that you’ve participated in or created via e-mail, or a link to your website. Hard copy materials cannot be returned. The number of hours and schedule are flexible, however, we would like to have at minimum a three-month commitment and be available for 6-12 hours a week. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and links to prior Web work (if available) via email to ana@galeriadelaraza.org.

Youth Media Program Interns

The program currently trains under-served Mission youth in community arts with a strong footing in. Youth gain strong conceptual art skills as well as video, photo and media know-how. Interns will ensure that all the equipment is in working condition; coordinating software updates, archiving student projects, checking equipment in and out for instructors and prepping classroom space. The internship will be between 6-10 hours per week, mostly day hours, but some evening hours for special public programs. The goal of the internship is to provide an extensive view of day to day computer lab maintenance and hardware and software troubleshooting.

General Administrative Assistance
-Galería Mailings (Calendar, (Re)Generation Newsletter, invites)
-Mailing Lists Data Entry (e-mail, VIP list, Membership list, (Re)Gen list);
- Update Mailing lists & Address Correction

For more information on summer internships, you can drop me an email @ ana@galeriadelaraza.org or call (415)826-8009.

Note: If you would like to volunteer at the Galeria, please email your contact information and availability to info@galeriadelaraza.org.



 


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