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Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Internship Program1

LOW END / Sound Art + Experimental Music Program Intern

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Description

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.

Responsibilities

Assist with preparing LOW END, Bemis Center’s music venue, for performances including equipment, tech, and lighting set-up

Create guides, labels, and inventory lists for venue and recording studio equipment

Help organize and prepare equipment and recording studio for use

Requirements

  • 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

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an intern to successfully perform the essential functions of this position:

  • Must be able to talk and hear
  • Must be able to stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift and carry a minimum of 40 lbs. without assistance, with the ability to lift up to 80 lbs. as necessary, with assistance
  • Must be able to reach above head and down to the ground while using hand tools, power tools, and other equipment
  • Must be able to perform low to moderate manual labor
  • Must be able to crawl, bend, stretch, and climb while performing routine tasks

Skills

  • Curiosity about and passion for contemporary sound art, experimental music, and artists
  • Experience in running and maintaining audio/visual equipment
  • Comfortable working independently
  • Able to lift and move 30–40 lbs.
  • Basic understanding of Google Drive, Microsoft Office 365 including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

Time Commitment

10–15 hours per week, Monday–Friday. Assistance with performances at LOW END is required.

How to apply

After completing the application via the link below, email your resume to Abby Fogle at abby@bemiscenter.org 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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