2017 Summer Internship

Supported by grants from the Ford Family Foundation and Pacific Power Foundation

Cannon Beach Arts Association is accepting applications for our summer Internship Program. The internship will begin June 15 and run through the end of August. We are specifically seeking an intern interested in archival work and gallery management. Activities will include documenting the history of the Gallery, working with local partners, and digitizing past marketing materials.

Candidates should have good interpersonal skills, and well-developed communication skills, as well as enjoy research and writing, be detail-oriented, and be able to work independently. Most importantly, candidates should have a strong interest in the arts, specifically visual arts. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, and Microsoft Word and Excel programs is an advantage.

Candidates may either be a graduate of a degree program, or be currently enrolled as a student, or exemplify a passion for the arts and arts education. Preferred areas of study: Visual Arts, Arts Administration, Arts Education, or Museum Studies. Candidates wishing to use the intern experience to gain course credits, should check with their educational institution regarding required documentation. Preference will be given to residents of Clatsop County and North Tillamook County.

Hours and Remuneration

  • Average of 28 hours per week (4 x 7hr. days p/w) over a three-month period.
  • Some occasional hours based around events.
  • $14 per hour, to a maximum compensation of $5500.

Application Process

Please send your résumé, including contact information for three references, and a letter of application explaining your interest and suitability for the intern position to the Cannon Beach Gallery, PO Box 684, Cannon Beach, Oregon, 97110 or email cannonbeacharts@gmail.com, using the subject text CBAA Intern Program.

Application Deadlines: June 1, 2017