Mural Artist Internship
Under the supervision of a member of the Green Star staff, interns provide assistance with our program and administrative needs while gaining valuable professional experience and receiving feedback on a range of skills. Winter session involves installation and mosaic mural work with the Green Star Movement team.
Winter typically involves indoor projects- working with students and volunteers on various sites around the Chicago-land area. Internships are offered quarterly in the fall, winter, spring, and summer.
Applications for Winter 2024 internships are due by January 1st, 2024
Winter 2024 internships take place February-April
This internship will be in-person and requires a flexible schedule. Interns must be able to work during regular business hours Monday - Friday. Interns must be able to commit to 14-16 hours a week. Recommended having a minimum of two days available Monday- Friday to work.
Mural Arts Program Interns will:
Gain skills in the fundamentals of bricolage mosaic (tiling, grouting, mirror-cutting, sculpture, mixing/coloring mortar, etc.)
Develop relationship-building skills with youth
Teach/lead a small group of students or volunteers in tasks and activities
Prepare the work site for the day’s tasks and conduct clean up
Be able to teach/lead a small group of students or volunteers in tasks and activities
Be able to give positive constructive feedback to youth and volunteers.