Paid Internship Opportunity

The Idea Fund 2018-19 Internship (August 2018 – May 2019) provides a university/college-enrolled student or young professional with a paid internship opportunity to work in non-profit arts administration. This internship position will provide a range of experiences working on The Idea Fund, a re-granting program administered by DiverseWorks, Aurora Picture Show, and Project Row Houses and funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The Idea Fund provides funding for artist-generated or artist-centered projects in the Greater Houston area that exemplify unconventional, interventionist, conceptual, entrepreneurial, participatory, or guerrilla artistic practices.

 Primary Intern tasks:

  • Website maintenance and updating
  • Social media maintenance and updating
  • Organization, administrative and data management assistance
  • Communication with artists

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Understand The Idea Fund mission and objectives
  • Eager to learn, positive attitude and collaborative spirit
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interest in developing experience into a professional path
  • Experience and knowledge of Word Press website management and administration
  • Experience and knowledge of managing social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
  • Commitment to working a minimum of 5 hours per week (hours will fluctuate throughout the year)
  • Strong writing skills

Rate of $12 an hour, between 6 – 10 hours per week.

Start date: August 1, 2018. End date: May 31, 2019.


How to Apply: Email a cover letter and resume outlining your educational background and past work experience to Ashley DeHoyos, Assistant Curator, DiverseWorks at Cover letter should address why you are interested in the internship and what you hope to gain from this opportunity. Please include contact details for two professional or academic references.