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Bemis Internship Program Holly Jocelyn

Development Program Intern

January 24–May 6, 2022



Bemis Interns work within a department or directly with an artist-in-residence. The staff of that department or artist serves as a guide and mentor for the duration of the internship.


Work with Development staff on fundraising, donor cultivation, and membership projects and initiatives to financially support Bemis Center programs and operations

Assist in maintaining a system for documenting donations and grant awards and updating donor database

Assist with various administrative duties such as preparing mailings, printing, and organizing presentation packets for donor events and board meetings


  • Currently enrolled in a college degree program or a recent college graduate (within six months)
  • A passion for contemporary art and an eagerness to learn
  • Self-motivation, attention to detail, ability to work without much supervision, and strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform varying levels of clerical and/or physical work


  • Interest in philanthropy, contemporary art, and/or nonprofit organization management
  • Experience with database management and impeccable attention to detail
  • Familiarity with Microsoft 365 software such as Excel and Word
  • Ability to communicate in an effective, professional, and friendly manner with staff and patrons

Time Commitment

8–10 hours per week, Monday–Friday. Attendance of at least two events per month required.

How to apply

After completing the application via the link below, email your resume to Abby Fogle at and include "Internship Application" in the subject line.

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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