Internships

Apply To Be an Intern

Deadline: August 30th, 2019

Job Start Date: Early September

We are currently seeking an intern to assist with a variety of studio management and maintenance tasks, including but not limited to answering the door and greeting students and visitors, leading tours of the space, assisting students and renters with their work, running class, rental, and retail sales, helping with social media, and general tool maintenance. The ideal candidate is passionate about metalsmithing and art jewelry and loves engaging with people. In exchange for 6 hours a week of service to the studio, the intern will receive a tuition waiver for the class of their choice and unlimited rental for the duration of the course.

Responsibilities

  • Support students and renters. This means everything from answering questions and assisting students and renters in the studio.
  • Studio Management. You’ll be maintaining studio systems, inventory and keeping the studio organized and tidy. That means prepping supplies, monitoring supply use, logging renters’ and students’ studio usage, and conducting commercial transactions with students and renters for classes and bench rental.

Qualifications

We’re looking for a patient, people-oriented individual, who is able to create a safe space for students and artists at the Baltimore Jewelry Center. Here are the qualities we’re looking for in a new team member.

  • You’re eager to work in a creative and dynamic team environment, developing new ideas, brainstorming, and problem solving.
  • You take initiative and are proactive: asking questions, making recommendations, offering help, and suggesting ideas are qualities we value.
  • You have strong time management skills and the ability to work independently.
  • You’ll be a flexible worker and nimble thinker in order to meet the demands of a fluctuating studio environment.
  • You’re conscientious, working carefully and thoroughly, and take ownership.
  • You have superb organizational and communication skills.
  • You’re passionate about education and making. Your core passion is the metals and jewelry field, and you’re driven to promote and expand access to educational opportunities within the field.
  • You truly enjoy assisting students and other users of a metals and jewelry studio.

Application Process

Applicant must submit a full application packet via email to info@baltimorejewelrycenter.org

  • A brief cover letter detailing why you want to work as an intern at the Baltimore Jewelry Center
  • Your resume or CV which must list work experience and education, as well as related artistic experience (exhibitions, etc.)
  • 2 professional references (a list of names, telephone numbers, addresses, and email addresses).
  • Digital portfolio of 3-5 examples of your work (link or pdf with a maximum size of 10MB).

Contact us at info@baltimorejewelrycenter.org if you’re interested in this opportunity and for more information.