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Opportunities at ICP

Education Intern

Date: August 2013
Department: Education
Schedule: 3–4 days per week. NOTE: In addition to their regular schedule, ICP interns are highly encourage to participate in education events throughout the duration of their internship.
Dates Required: September–December 2013
Supervisor's Title: Education Associate
Compensation: Unpaid

DESCRIPTION

The Education Department is seeking a motivated intern to assist its day-to-day operations, including registering and advising students, answering public inquiries, and editing educational materials. The intern will also build marketable skills by taking on a variety of specific administrative projects under the guidance of departmental staff members. Interns often help prepare and are invited to attend education events, including: Education Gallery openings, School open houses, full-time graduation, full-time orientation, lectures, and Career Day, among others. The Education Department administers on-going Continuing Education classes, two full-time one-year certificate programs, and the ICP-Bard MFA Program in Advanced Photographic Studies. Interns may also have the opportunity to assist in the darkroom office and the library.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

Applicants should be interested in building solid experience in education administration. They should be organized, responsible, and detail-oriented with computer skills and an interest in taking on a responsible role in a fast-paced environment. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and be comfortable working in close working quarters in a shared work space. Commitment to providing superior customer service is required. Knowledge of photography preferred though not required.

BENEFITS

• Invaluable experience at a premier cultural/educational institution
• School credit (when applicable)
• Invitations to attend ICP lectures, museum exhibition openings, and special events
• Tuition reduction for ICP courses, workshops, and/or lab usage are provided (subject to the number of internship hours completed and availability)
• Free admittance to participating museums
• Discount at ICP Store and café

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Rolling

Contact

internships@icp.org

The International Center of Photography is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.