Employment / Internships
Duties: The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture hires professional attendants to carefully monitor exhibitions in the Fine Art Building. Attendants are responsible for the following activities:
- Watch people entering the gallery to ensure nothing is stolen or damaged
- Open and close the exhibition space at the beginning and end of the day
- Turn on/off exhibition equipment as necessary
- Check all equipment to ensure it works properly and inform staff of problems
Attendants are expected to maintain a professional demeanor at all times and to work regular hours each week once the schedule is set. Normal gallery hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Required skills: Attentive, watchful of all guests, friendly, and able to handle turning on/off electronic equipment for exhibitions, and follow detailed instructions. NOTE: AT THIS TIME WE ARE ONLY ABLE TO HIRE GALLERY ATTENDANTS WHO HAVE FEDERAL WORK STUDY GRANTS THROUGH THE FINANCIAL AID OFFICE. FOR MORE INFO ABOUT FEDERAL WORK STUDY GRANTS PLEASE VISIT UMBC'S FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS WEBSITE.
Hours per week: 10-20 (as is possible)
Pay range: Dependent upon prior work experience
Supervisor: Symmes Gardner
Contact Person: Symmes Gardner
Best time to contact: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM weekdays
Duties: The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture welcomes interns for work related to exhibitions, programs, and publications as needed. An internship may be voluntary or taken for credit and be applied towards a degree program. Work may include research directly related to exhibition, lecture, or symposium programs; mentoring and curriculum development for the K-14 education outreach programs; web/postcard/flyer development; promotional work related to CADVC’s programs; basic administrative tasks such as labeling, data entry, and filing if necessary. For more examples of recent internship activity, see this link to recent "Student Research." If interested in applying for an internship for credit, contact Sandra AbbotT.
Hours per week: variable, but usually eight
Pay range: Unpaid
Contact: Sandra Abbott
Best time to contact: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. weekdays
Top Photo: Fred Wilson: Objects and Installations 1979–2000