The Idea Fund Paid Internship

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DEADLINE: Friday, July 16, 11:59PM

Start date: August 9, 2021. End date: March 1, 2020
Rate of $15 an hour, between 6-10 hours/week

The Idea Fund 2021 - 2022 Internship (August 2021 – March 2022) 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

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 bi-weekly check-ins, with some in-person meetings


APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 16, 2021, 11:59 PM

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. A 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.