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building a  solid  foundation  for  innovative  artist  

Programming Intern Hamiltonian Artists provides  professional  development  programming  to  advance  the   careers  of  emerging  artists,  and  is  anchored  by  a  prominent  exhibition  space  in  the   heart  of  Washington,  DC’s  new  contemporary  art  center  at  U  and  14th  Street,  NW. Through exhibition opportunities, mentorship, financial support and additional learning opportunities, the organization provides visual artists with the tools and resources necessary for a successful transition into a professional art career. Position Overview: The Programming internship provides a unique opportunity to become involved in the development and execution of an innovative and engaging professional development program for emerging contemporary artists. Working closely under the supervision of the Development and Gallery Directors, the Programming Intern will help conceptualize and execute original programming for the organization’s Professional Development Speaker Series. Successful candidates will also gain hands-on experience in coordinating guest speakers, assisting in the marketing of all events and the collection of data and program evaluations. The Programming intern will also be involved in Hamiltonian’s education and outreach services, and the organization’s membership program, Hamiltonian Capital. In addition to contributing to daily administrative tasks including general office and front-desk Gallery support, the intern will receive professional experience in nonprofit management, handson training in programming as well as exposure to the day-to-day operations of a commercial art gallery. At a minimum, this position requires a commitment of 8 hours a week, including some occasional weekend and evening events. This position is ideal for a current college graduate or MA/MFA student, who can commit to work between 2 and 4 months (with the possibility to extend if appropriate). College credit is available. Qualifications: • Highly motivated and extremely proactive • Ability to work independently • Strong interest in arts management and knowledge in contemporary art • Strong communication skills and phone/email etiquette • Proficiency with Photoshop and/or InDesign • Familiarity with contemporary art on both a regional and international level Please send resume and cover letter to Angie Goerner with the subject line: “Programming Internship, Last Name, First Name.”

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