Education Program Intern

Internship Description

The Education Program Intern(s) will work with the Education and Community Programs Manager to prepare and present printmaking classes to school age visitors and the community.

Intern(s) will be responsible for:

  • The day-to-day preparation for classes at HP
  • The instruction of classes at HP, primarily with students ages 8–18
  • The safe use of the shop, materials, and equipment during classes
  • Stocking supplies, creating art examples and researching special projects
  • Helping promote printmaking to young people, schools, and community members
  • Other projects as needed

Intern Requirements:

Interns do not need to be currently enrolled in college to apply. Interns must be able to commit to an average of 12 weeks for 10-15 scheduled hours per week, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm. Interns will be required to work one Saturday per semester for our Free Ink Day community event. The Education Manager will consider your schedule every week to ensure flexibility and coverage of classes. The class schedule is flexible and interns will work with the Education Manager to ensure adequate coverage and will accommodate outside obligations. Some printmaking experience is helpful, but dependability, initiative, attention to detail, and the ability to learn are paramount. The most eligible candidates have experience working with youth, and an interest in printmaking and/or arts education. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others are also important.

Internship duration: One-semester minimum (12 weeks).

Application deadlines:

  • For September–December: August 1
  • For January–May: December 1
  • For June–August: April 1

Work Schedule: Daytime hours, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM, Monday through Friday depending on class schedule. Occasional weekend hours may be required for community events.

Compensation: Studio access for qualified interns, discounts on select Highpoint classes, invitations to Highpoint special member events, and a discounted monthly rate for artist cooperative studio access for a full year after completion of internship.

Note: Interns must have reliable transportation.

For more info: If you have questions or would like to schedule a visit please contact Tyler Green, the Education and Community Programs Manager, at 612.871.1326 or email info@highpointprintmaking.org.

To Apply Please Submit:

  • Letter of interest; discussing your prior experience, reasons for applying, and skills that you may bring to this internship.
  • Resume/CV; including your full name, current email address, mailing address and phone number. Please include relevant work experience and related skills (An artist exhibition record is not needed).
  • List of three references; please include name, title, address, email, and daytime telephone.

Applications may be emailed to Tyler Green, Education and Community Programs Manager at info@highpointprintmaking.org, or mailed to Tyler Green at Highpoint, 912 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55408.

Note: Highpoint hosts both Studio and Education Internships. Please do not apply to both positions for the same term.