Gallery Summer Outreach - Summer Student Position

May 30, 2012 - August 31, 2012 (extension into September is a possibility)
Full time - $16.59 / hour (plus $0.72/ hour for health benefits)

The Internship will offer up to a 16 week work opportunity at the Yukon Arts Centre Public Art Gallery in presenting/developing visual art exhibitions, managing art programs, and working in collection and arts administration. Particular focus for this job is Outreach art programming and promoting the Gallery through social media. 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.

A knowledge and understanding of the emerging artist 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 may be submitted by May 25, 2012:

Preferably by e-mail to Visual Arts Engagement, Jessica Vellenga (867) 393-7109
Or by mail to Box 16, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5X9
Or dropped off at the Yukon Arts Centre, 300 College Drive, Whitehorse

 

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