Printshop Internship

Job Summary

Rubber City Prints is a non-profit fine art print shop in Akron, OH with a focus on printmaking education. We are currently seeking part time internships for the 2018 year, Spring, Summer and Fall. Our internships provide a great experience for students with opportunity for school credit and trade for hours in our print shop. All internships vary in time frame, depending upon experience and availability, and last between 3-9 months. Please be advised that all of our internships are unpaid, school credit only internships. Hours worked can be traded for hours of studio use. All of our interns will work one-on-one with directors, volunteers, instructors and other interns during the internship. All Master’s degree program applicants have chance to work in administrative positions that include planning and coordinating programs, events, workshops and fundraisers.

Responsibilities and Duties

Help to coordinate and schedule workshops with faculty and staff.
Help Prepare materials for upcoming workshops.
Assist Fine Art Instructors and students at in-house workshops and on-the-go printmaking and art education at local schools, libraries, and group meet-ups.
Help set up/volunteer/breakdown fundraisers, event stands, and vendor stands.
Run Errands, Donation pick-ups, Promotional Material Distribution to Akron Area.
Shop Upkeep, Daily Duties, Weekly Inventory of Supplies and submit weekly reviews.
Educate the local community about RCP during events such as; Art Walk, vendor stands and special events
Expand outreach on free posting sites, social media outlets and promotional marketing tools.
Prepare Open Draw Sets, Create Artwork for Workshop examples, Record works in progress.
Help with Set-up/Breakdown of all incoming and outgoing art show and gallery exhibitions hosted by Rubber City Prints.
Gallery sit the studio weekly and greet customers, give tours, demonstrations, encourage hands on printmaking and print sales.

Qualifications: Applicants must have recently graduated or are currently working towards a Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree in: Printmaking, Fine Arts, Art Education, Graphic Design, English, Communications, Arts Administration, Grant Writing, Marketing, Non-profit/business; related degrees please apply. Applicants must be well-organized, friendly, prompt to work, and communicate with RCP associates on a regular basis. All applicants must have weekday and/or weekend availability with a minimum of 15 hours per week. Hours each week will vary by school internship requirements. All interns must go through orientation & training before they receive a key to Rubber City Prints. Preferred experience in any of the following: Computer Literacy MAC/PC experience in all of the following Photoshop, PowerPoint, In Design, Microsoft Office, Social Media Websites, Mail Chimps, etc. - Knowledge of office management processes and procedures - Expertise in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) - Proven time management skills and the ability to prioritize work - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Strong problem solving skills and research skills - Advanced organizational skills, ability to multi-task and attention to detail - Knowledge of operating standard office equipment


Our Credit only internship provides a great experience. At RCP you get a trade for hours during your internship for future use of our studio and equipement. You get to sit in as assistants on classes and learn how printmaking can influence the future of your designing career. You will gain access to trainings on teaching, marketing, social media, and non-profit background business.

Job Type: Internship

Salary: $0.00 /year

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