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Visual Art ,
submitted by
Mallory Shotwell

Remote Paid Internship Opportunity with Arts Organization

Position: Part-time

Positions Available: Two

Paid or unpaid: Paid, $300 stipend

Remote or in-person: Remote

Internship Dates: September 7, 2022 - December 14, 2022
Orientation: September 7, 2022
Job Posting Due Date: August 30, 2022
Application Review Dates: August 31 - September 5, 2022

Cultivate is an arts organization based in Grand Rapids, MI.  Serving locally, regionally, and nationally, they share a contemporary art gallery, studio-based art education, and an artist resource center. 

Cultivate welcomes two interns to support the Cultivate faculty and staff in various arts administrative needs. Our core team provides a high level of education and hands-on experience to prepare our interns and in our program for careers across artistic media and the for-profit and non-profit sectors, in the U.S. and abroad.

Arts administration skills and experience are beneficial in for-profit or non-profit arts business skills development and support an individual in gaining valuable, hands-on experience to work at a museum, art gallery, arts festival, arts center, arts council, or arts-related organization.

The areas of responsibility may include:

Arts administration interns’ work represents the breadth of the arts administration sector. Specific job goals and task details are set by the intern and core team members at the time of orientation, specifically designed to serve as a learning and professional growth opportunity by the individual intern.

Arts administration goals and tasks may include support and work in the following departments: marketing, PR, event planning and support, exhibitions and/or artist work, curatorial, communication, fundraising and donor support, artist archiving and documentation, project development or management, education, or other artist resource center needs.

Mode of Instruction:

This position will also include a high level of hands-on education and support with regard to art gallery and school management, arts administration, and gallery.

The arts administration interns will work in partnership with our core team. Interns will learn arts administration and art marketing support as we develop regional connections with galleries, established artists, and the general public to lay the foundation for years to come.

​Job Details:

This position is an average of 10 hours per week, including a weekly team meeting with our relevant core team members and/or our full administrative team. Interested parties may work remotely. We will meet once a week with our development team, and assignments/work may be done on the intern's schedule as per their needs.

To Apply:

Fill out the application below, and include resume/CV (pdf only).

If you have about the internship, or need assistance in your application process, please email

Deadline: 08.29.2022
Name: Mallory Shotwell
Address: 1644 Wealthy St SE
Phone: 6086693889