Internship Available with French Cultural Services

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY IN THE VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT

The internship at the Visual Arts department of the French Cultural Services offers the opportunity to work on interdisciplinary visual arts contemporary projects, in collaboration with both America and French institutions and galleries.


Position is available immediately
3, 6 or 9 months
Internship unpaid

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RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Mostly participate in the follow-up and process of the French-American grant program for contemporary art, along with the curatorial program – http://www.facecouncil.org/ – by helping in processing applications for the grant deadlines before they are submitted to a selection committee of professionals.

- Keep the weekly art events calendar up-to-date

- Write newsletters or blasts if needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Detail-orientated and ability to multi-task

- Good communication skills (the work requires substantial 
communication, written and otherwise) 
- Computer proficiency

- Interest in French and Francophone art in general

- French Language a plus

- Internships are non-paid positions, although school credit can be arranged. Candidates are required to commit to a minimum of 10 weeks for a minimum of 20 hours per week (maximum duration: 6 months).

TO APPLY: 
Please send a cover letter, resume and short writing sample as well as contact information for two references by e-mail with the subject line “French Embassy 2010 Internship” to:armelle.pradalier@diplomatie.gouv.fr and ella.marder@diplomatie.fr

All documents should be sent in Word or PDF file format.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we are only able to contact those candidates selected for an interview.

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