2018-19 Interns at United States Artists

United States Artists seeks three Interns for 2018-19 academic year based in Chicago, IL for 10-12 hours per week.
 
United States Artists (USA) is currently seeking three interns to work with our Programs,
Communications, and Development staff over the 2018-19 academic year. These part-time
positions are paid and will report directly to our CEO, Directors, and Managers. In addition to
their administrative duties, interns will work together to publish USA’s first issue of Anthology, a
soon-to-be annual publication produced entirely by our intern staff. Anthology will use each
class of USA Fellows as a springboard to explore different cultural topics related to the
mission and efforts of the organization and will be available in print and online.
 
USA is a national arts funding nonprofit organization based in Chicago. Each year, USA awards up
to fifty $50,000 fellowships to the country’s most accomplished and innovative artists working in
the fields of Architecture & Design, Craft, Dance, Film, Media, Music, Theater & Performance,
Traditional Arts, Visual Art, and Writing. USA Fellows spotlight the importance of artists across the
country, celebrating the broad diversity of American artistic practices and cultivating a creative
ecology that is diverse in age, race, religion, gender, and sexual orientation.
 
Since our founding in 2006, USA has supported over 500 artists with nearly $25 million. To learn
more about the organization, please visit our website.
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Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 
IDEAL CHARACTERISTICS
• Meticulous organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, manage
budgets, and keep timely correspondence;
• A “team player” who understands the dynamics of working within a small, productive
staff that is constantly dependent on and accountable to one another;
• Ability to work effectively with an incredibly diverse community;
 
EXPERIENCE
• Experience working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
• Experience with Microsoft office software, database programs and social media platforms
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite highly preferred, but not required
 
COMPENSATION: $5,000 stipend; 10-12 hours/week for 10 months.
To Apply: 
TO APPLY
Please email the documents below in a single PDF to jobs@unitedstatesartists.org, and
indicate “2018-19 Intern” in the subject line. The deadline to apply is 5pm CST on July 13,
2018. Additionally, please email all inquiries to the same address. No calls please.
 
- Cover Letter
• provide detail on how your experience and skills fit the responsibilities and qualifications of
this position, as well as which artistic disciplines in which you feel you are most well-versed
 
- Statement
• in less than 500 words, discuss why you believe artists matter to American society
 
- Resume and three references
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Deana Haggag
Contact Phone Number: 
2014502157
Organization: