Art Education Summer Intern

Sweetwater Center for the Arts seeks enthusiastic, responsible and focused college students to assist with our summer art camps.

Sweetwater provides interns with an exciting and rewarding atmosphere, where they will gain valuable experience working in a nonprofit environment. This is an excellent opportunity for interns to establish references and build their resumes in education.

Duties include assisting instructors with children's summer camps, on and off site. Interns may be required to assist with various administrative tasks as well. Special projects will be given based on intern's strengths, as well as the needs of Sweetwater.

Applicants must be a current student studying Elementary Education, Art Education or a similar major, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, enjoy working with children, eager to learn and have a strong work ethic.

Schedule is flexible; however, summer interns must be available on weekdays during the daytime. Applicants must have proof of the proper clearances to work with children.

To apply, please mail or email a cover letter, resume, and copies of Act 34/114/151 clearances, to Stephanie Stewart, Education Coordinator, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley, PA 15143 e-mail: sstewart@sweetwaterartcenter.org


Event Planning/Exhibition Summer Intern

Sweetwater Center for the Arts seeks an Event Planning/Exhibition intern. Qualified interns must have a background in event planning, marketing or arts administration and possess excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, as well as an ability to work independently, creatively and efficiently.

A knowledge of or prior experience in the arts is preferred, and strong computer skills in word processing, design and web software are encouraged.

Responsibilities will include assisting the Artistic Director with planning, set up, cleanup and other tasks during events and gallery exhibitions, hanging exhibitions, preparing materials for events and exhibitions, assisting with marketing for all events at Sweetwater and conducting market research. Interns may be required to assist with various administrative tasks as well.
Selected intern is expected to work 15-20 hours per week; schedule is flexible and can include daytime, evening or weekend hours.

To be considered for the position, please send a resume and cover letter to: Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Attn: Alex Watrous, Interim Exhibition and Event Coordinator, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley, PA 15143, or email to awatrous@sweetwaterartcenter.org.