Friday, May 14, 2010

Summer Internships at City Bird!

City Bird is hiring up to two summer interns to learn about and work in all aspects of our small company, studio, store and gallery.   In addition to day-to-day studio production and shop work, each intern will work in one or more of the following areas based on his or her experience and career interest: merchandising, marketing, curating, production, writing, product design, or web design.  Additionally, each intern will be asked to complete a special summer-long project in an area that fits the intern's interest, experience, and career goals.

Ideal candidates should be current students or recent graduates, preferably with a background in art, design (graphic or web), marketing, or writing.

Minimum qualifications:  proficient with Macintosh platform, available to work a minimum of one day per week for 10 weeks, strong verbal and written communication.

Ideal qualifications:  proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, knowledge of Detroit and interest in Detroit development and growth, experience in a broad range of art disciplines.

Duration:  Internship will last for 10 weeks between June and August and interns will be expected to work at least one day per week.

Compensation:  Each intern will receive a stipend of $600.

To apply:  Please submit your resume and cover letter to Emily Linn at by May 28, 2010.  In your cover letter, please describe why you think you would be a good fit at City Bird, what you hope to get from the experience and what you think you could contribute.  Please also outline what art coursework you have completed.  If applicable, please include a link to your website or up to three images of your art or craft work.