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JOBS

There are no job openings at this time.

INTERNSHIPS

DESIGN INTERN

Washington Project for the Arts is currently seeking a Design Intern.  The Design Intern will be responsible for assisting with creating program announcements, flyers, exhibition guides signage and other communcations materials for WPA. This is in addition to our ordinary intern duties —  everything from assisting with fundraising events and exhibit installations to proofreading and stuffing envelopes.

The Design Intern will gain insight into the diverse functions that are necessary run a non-profit arts organization. Interns here find that the more effort they put into their internship experience, the more they get out of it. The right candidate for a WPA internship is responsible, enthusiastic and organized. Interns are expected to be prompt, able to meet deadlines, and operate effectively in an office environment.

This is a project-based position suitable for a Graphic Design major. The right candidate will not only be able to fulfill the requirements to be a solid intern generally, but will be able to deliver consistently excellent work product that blends creativity and usability while maintaining a look and feel that is readily identifiable as belonging to WPA.  Internships are unpaid but hours are flexible and students can arrange to receive academic credit through their college or university.To apply, please send a cover letter and resume as well as any relevant portfolio work to info@wpadc.org.

ADMINISTRATIVE  INTERN
Washington Project for the Arts is currently seeking an intern with strong organization and administrative skills. Our interns and work study participants have been and continue to be an outstanding source of support to this organization. An internship with WPA is a great opportunity for students to gain experience working within a professional environment and to become involved with the contemporary arts community of the District of Columbia region.

Projects for our interns vary from day to day depending on our programming. Interns in our office find themselves doing everything from assisting with fundraising events and exhibit installations to proofreading and stuffing envelopes. Interns will gain insight into the diverse functions that are necessary to create exhibitions and run a non-profit arts organization. Interns here find that the more effort they put into their internship experience, the more they get out of it. Internships are unpaid but hours are flexible and students can arrange to receive academic credit through their college or university.

The right candidate for a WPA internship is responsible, enthusiastic and organized. Interns are expected to be prompt, able to meet deadlines, and operate effectively in an office environment.

Applicants interested in an internship should submit a resume and cover letter to info@wpadc.org. No phone calls please.

VOLUNTEERING

General Volunteers

WPA would not succeed without the assistance of our dedicated volunteers who devote their, time, energy, and ideas to our mission of serving the greater DC arts community and our WPA artist members. Whether they assist for a single event or in an ongoing project in the WPA Office, our volunteers are essential and deeply appreciated.

If you would like to volunteer at WPA, please contact info@wpadc.org.