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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Women’s Studio Workshop's Internships

Summer intern Isabel Francis-Bongue polishing her papermaking skills.
Women’s Studio Workshop hosts two studio interns who work with WSW staff on projects including printmaking, papermaking, book arts, and arts administration, in addition to assisting with the ongoing operations of the facility. Interns are crucial participants in the creative community of WSW. They are asked to work hard, and in return they are encouraged, supported and challenged in their creative lives.

Typical intern tasks include, among others: maintaining the studios; assisting residents in the production of artists’ books and projects; designing, printing and distributing brochures and posters; administrative duties assisting in all aspects of the exhibition program; preparing the apartments for visiting artists/instructors; setting up evening programs; managing the set up and breakdown of lunch each day and work as studio assistants in all classes.

Interns work 40 hours a week, generally Monday-Friday, 9-5 pm, but the schedule changes to accommodate the workshop’s schedule. WSW provides a private room in our on campus Anne Atwood artist’s housing and a stipend of $250/month. Intern sessions culminate with an exhibition of work created during their stay.

February 15 for Summer – Fall internships
Notification Date: Applicants will be notified via email by April 15
Length of Internship: 6 months
Internship Occurs: July – December following application
October 15 for Winter – Spring internships
Notification Date: Applicants will be notified via email by November 15
Length of Internship: 6 months
Internship Occurs: January – June following application
  • A letter of interest addressing why an internship at WSW is important to you, and what type of experience(s) you would bring to WSW
  • Three current letters of reference
  • A resume
  • Up to 10 images of recent work with an image script, which should include title, medium, dimension, and date. Check our FAQ sheet for digital specifications

WSW is in the process of moving to a digital application format, and we now receive all applications online. Applicants who do not have access to the Internet may contact us by phone.

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