Burlington City Arts

Internships at Burlington City Arts


External Exhibitions Internship

Winter-Spring 2020

Assist the program coordinator in support of the Art Sales & Leasing program, which seeks to provide greater exposure & sales opportunities to Vermont artists through exhibitions in local businesses and public spaces. Responsibilities include: weekly off-site exhibition installation; related administrative/office work; art handling, packing, and transportation; studio visits, research projects; artist and client outreach; artist database maintenance; and representation of the program at events and openings. Required availability: 2 days per week - one full day for installs and one partial day for admin work - (M-TH during regular business hours). Please submit a resume, a brief letter of interest, and your availability to Kate Ashman, Public Arts Coordinator: Click here to view the job description.


BCA Center Curatorial Assistant Internship 
Winter-Spring and Summer 2020

Seeking a curatorial intern to support key curatorial department tasks including: installation and exhibit support coordinating winter and spring 2020 exhibitions; research for upcoming exhibitions; studio visits; support with exhibition-based public programs including artists talks and events; and assistance with coordinating checklists, artist correspondence, and daily activities The internship provides practical experience in a dynamic museum setting that prepares interns for a curatorial assistant position. Winter-Spring Internship begins in mid January 2020 and requires a regular schedule of 10 – 12  hours/week for 12 weeks, and is open to university students or recent graduates with an interest in contemporary art. Summer Internship begins in June. Please submit a resume and brief statement of interest to Heather Ferrell, Curator and Director of Exhibitions, BCA – Burlington City Arts, 135 Church St., Burlington, VT 05401 or or phone 802.777.3588. Positions for Winter-Spring and Summer 2020 fill quickly by the Fall - Applications are considered as submitted, and include an interview.  Click here to view the job description.


Communications Internship 

This position allows motivated students to creatively use both traditional and digital media. Open to all students, but ideal for someone interested in communications, marketing, or the arts. The internship will focus on one of City Arts’ primary programs–education, exhibitions or special events. This will be determined by the student’s interest and greatest need. Activities could include: research; writing; planning; refining and enacting marketing communications plan, strategies, and tactics for targeted audiences; video; photography; event planning, web content; social media; content marketing; digital branding; measurement; reporting; application work; game/contest creation; media list building, and interactive/engagement solutions. The internship is open to university students or recent graduates. Submit a resume and brief statement of interest to Click here to view the description.