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Houston, TX 77006
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Internship

The Houston Center for Photography seeks creative individuals with an interest in photography and the visual arts for internship opportunities. Offered year round, internships at HCP provide a platform for undergraduate and graduate college students to gain practical, hands-on experience in our exhibitions, education, and development departments. HCP’s programming includes exhibitions, educational classes, workshops, outreach programs and initiatives, fellowships, publications, a digital darkroom, and a library.  Our hope is to match each intern with duties that fill their interest and learning goals. Internships are unpaid, but course credit can be arranged with the intern’s educational institution. 

As an intern at HCP, you will gain experience working in a small, established non-profit organization. General Interns will be assigned to help with the daily responsibilities and tasks in the different departments at HCP.

•      Exhibitions: Auction
•      Development: Administrative and Marketing
•      Education: Library, Digital Darkroom
•      Publications     

Requirements
Have strong verbal communication skills, and pleasant telephone manner 
Be energetic, outgoing, enthusiastic to learn 
Have excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task 
Be a fast learner, team player, responsible 
Require minimal supervision 
Have a familiarity with Windows operating system (Microsoft Word, Excel) 
Visual arts/photography background, knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat are a plus
Have a valid driver’s license and transportation for errand running 
Must have previous work experience 
A passion for photography, visual arts, and/or culture is essential  
Can commit to a minimum of 3 months

Internship schedule:
HCP internships require a commitment of at least 8 hours per week for 3 months (minimum) during HCP business hours of Monday - Friday, 11am -5pm. Scheduling for this internship is flexible. Weekend hours maybe required during special events.
 
Summer Internships take place June - August, deadline for applying is April 1st. 
Fall Internships take place from Sept - Dec, deadline for applying is August 1st.
Spring Internships take place Jan - May, deadline for applying is November 1st. 

For more information, please download the Internship Program Description here.
 
To apply
Please send your cover letter, resume, filled-out internship application and references to:
Houston Center for Photography
ATTN: Internship Program
1441 W. Alabama
Houston, TX 77006
or via email to Juliana Forero,
juliana@hcponline.org

 



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