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DEADLINE: JUNE 23, 2022, 11:59PM

START DATE: AUGUST 1, 2022. END DATE: MARCH 1, 2023

Rate of $15 an hour, between 6-10 hours/week


The Idea Fund 2022 – 2023 Internship
(August 2022 – March 2023) provides a university, college-enrolled student or young professional with a paid internship opportunity to work in non-profit arts administration. This hybrid internship of remote and in-person activities 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
  • Administrative and data management assistance
  • Communication with artists and TIF Partners
  • Developing newsletter, social media content/graphics

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 WordPress 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)
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to work remotely with weekly check-ins, with some in-person meetings 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 23, 2022, 11:59PM

How to Apply: Email a cover letter and resume outlining your educational background and past work experience to Ashley DeHoyos, Curator, DiverseWorks at info@theideafund.org. 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.