Xico seeks College Interns for the Fall

 Xico is a non-profit multidisciplinary arts organization created in 1975 by a group of local Arizona Chicano and Native American artists. Our mission is to promote Latino and Native American culture through the arts.

Position Title: Fall Intern
Works Directly with Studio and Gallery Coordinator - Emily Ritter

Approximate number of hours:
12-15 hours per week  

For Academic Credit or Professional Experience

Dates of Internship:

September 18th- November 30th (10 weeks)

Deadline to apply: August 26th at 11:59pm

Location:
Xico Inc
1008 E Buckeye Rd Suite 215-220
Phoenix, AZ 85034


Position  Description:
Internships include assisting with exhibitions, gallery preparations, printmaking workshops, and other art workshops, as well as personal mentoring by Xico staff and community members; are eligible for university credit (course/credit must be arranged prior to internship with your university advisor); and provide an opportunity to participate and be involved with a local arts organization.  


Qualifications:

  • Should have interest in art, arts management, art history, arts non-profit
  • Willingness to learn
  • Organized, motivated, and reliable
  • Experience using a digital camera
  • Has problem-solving skills, is able to work collaboratively, and is able to follow instructions.
  • Undergraduate or Graduate student enrolled in a college or university have experience or interest in the arts.
  • Flexible schedule with weekend availability
  • Bilingual preferred but not required.


Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with preparing and installing artwork for exhibitions
  • Greeting visitors at exhibition openings and events.
  • Gallery attendant when needed
  • Assist with promotion of events via putting posters/flyers in various locations
  • Assisting with workshops and classes as needed
  • Maintaining studio functionality (organizing, cleaning, general upkeep, possible inventory)


For questions, please email info@xicoinc.org, or call 480-833-5875

To Apply:

If you are interested, please submit the following via email:

  • One page cover letter
  • Resume or CV
  • A list of at least three professional/academic references (letters of reference not required)

Email your materials to info@xicoinc.org with a subject line: Fall Intern