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Internship Available – Apply Now!

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PALM BEACH COUNTY ART IN PUBLIC PLACES INTERNSHIP

This is a non-paid volunteer position.

Experience qualifies for Internship Independent Study and Community Service Credit.  Flexible hours.         

IF YOU ARE creative, detail-oriented and interested in being involved with the visual arts, we encourage you to work with us on the County’s multi-faceted public art projects! As a Palm Beach County Art in Public Places Intern you will have many learning opportunities by participating in a professional working environment. You’ll be introduced to all aspects of the public art process and gain real-world experience through:

Developing Calls to Artists and organizing artist submittals for selection committee reviews including creating PowerPoint presentations.

Writing descriptions of artworks for the program’s website, news releases and other promotional materials.

Participation in meetings concerning various parts of the public art process and crafting minutes to deftly convey meeting discussion and outcomes.

Corresponding with artists and art administrators across the country to gather images and information on model public art projects.

Introduction to the stages of the public art project process including the design, materials selection, engineering and permits issues, fabrication methods, installation challenges, contract details and coordination with the architectural team for each project.

Responding to broad and varied phone calls and email queries about the public art program.

Maintaining an artist registry database.

Assisting with installation of changing art exhibitions at County facilities, and more!

QUALIFICATIONS

College student, all majors welcome. Student should have interest in Arts Administration, Art History, Architecture, Cultural Tourism, Marketing or Design related fields. Experience with Microsoft Office 2007, PowerPoint and Excel.

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Elayna Toby Singer, Art in Public Places Administrator, esinger@pbcgov.org

Visit www.pbcgov.com/fdo/art to learn more about Palm Beach County’s public art program. The mission of Palm Beach County’s Art in Public Places program is to provide art that complements public buildings, parks and plazas; creates a sense of place and enhances community identity; improves the design quality of public infrastructure; and contributes to the missions of the county departments where projects are sited.

Elayna Toby Singer

Palm Beach County Art in Public Places

Ph (561) 233-0235, Fax (561) 233-0206

http://www.pbcgov.com/fdo/ART

2633 Vista Parkway, West Palm Beach, FL 33411

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