RHIZOME Intern (part-time, unpaid)
Rhizome is a leading arts organization dedicated to the creation, presentation, preservation, and critique of emerging artistic practices that engage technology. Through open platforms for exchange and collaboration, our website serves to encourage and expand the communities around these practices. Our programs include commissioning, editorial initiatives, exhibitions, and preservation. Rhizome is an affiliate of the New Museum of Contemporary Art. For more information about Rhizome, visit:
Rhizome seeks a highly organized, responsible and mature candidate for a part-time internship. Responsibilities include assisting with the daily administrative upkeep of the organization, research and production support of the Rhizome website, coordination of organizational projects, correspondence with artists, members, and press, and management of various social media platforms. Interns must be familiar with contemporary art and savvy with the web and new technologies.
The position is 8 - 16 hours per week at the Rhizome office, which is located at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Manhattan. The intern will report to the Program Manager and Director. Candidates must be based in New York and must be able to commit to one semester or 4 months beginning January 2012. This position is unpaid, but academic credit may be arranged.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be well versed with social media and the web. A keen interest in Arts and Non-profit Administration is a plus. The candidate should have strong writing and analytical skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software is required and basic experience with Photoshop is preferred.
TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter, resume or CV, to zoe.salditch [at] rhizome [dot] org. Review of applications will begin immediately. Deadline is January 15th, 2012.