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Development Intern

May 23 - August 12, 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 initiatives, including Bemis member and donor relationship building and maintenance

Assist in maintaining and updating the organization's donor database

Assist with various administrative duties such as letter writing, preparing of mailings, and printing and organizing materials for donor meetings and events

Assist in the planning and execution of fundraiser and donor cultivation events


  • 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 and/or nonprofit organization management
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Suite software, such as Excel and Word, and Google Drive
  • Ability to communicate in an effective, professional, and friendly manner with staff and patrons

Time Commitment

8–10 hours per week, Monday–Friday. Attendance with two events per month is 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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Bemis Center for
Contemporary Arts

724 S. 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102


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