Gallery Outreach Summer Student Position:  May 23 - August 25 2017

$18.35/hr 

 

The Internship will offer a work opportunity at the Yukon Arts Centre Public Art Gallery in presenting/developing visual art exhibitions, managing art programs, and arts administration. Particular focus for this job is Outreach art programming and promoting the Gallery through social media. The intern will have the opportunity to work with Northern art exhibitions, the Adäka Cultural Festival and will be integral to Culture Days planning in the Yukon. Hands-on experience will be gained through working on exhibitions, events and education programs as part of the Gallery Team at the Yukon Arts Centre, with our programming partners in the community and directly with local and visiting artists. The intern will also engage and assist with the administration of Art House Carcross, a satellite gallery venue located in the Carcross Commons in Carcross, YT.

A knowledge and understanding of the vibrant art and culture community in the Yukon will be beneficial, as will the candidate's intention to build a career in the growing cultural industry sector.

Requirements: This position is funded through Young Canada Works and the Canadian Museums Association which states that students must be registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year; intend to return to secondary or post-secondary school on a full-time basis during the next academic year; are between 16 and 30 years of age; legally entitled to work in Canada; and not be working 30 hours or more at another job. Students with disabilities, Aboriginal students and students who are members of a visible minority are encouraged to apply.

 

Applications of a cover letter and resume may be submitted preferably by e-mail to: visualarts@yac.ca">Mary Bradshaw, Gallery Director, Or by mail to Box 16, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5X9 Or dropped off at the Yukon Arts Centre, 300 College Drive, Whitehorse