Intern with CDCP


Gallery Assistant Internship

Internship Location: 937 Liberty Ave. 2nd Fl, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Internship Description: CDCP is seeking an unpaid Gallery Intern available for 6-8 weeks over the summer, with the opportunity to renew in the fall. The position is 10-14 hours a week, spread out over two days (one day being Saturday). The Gallery intern will help with the following:

• Safe-guarding artwork and facilities.

• Interacting with the public, using good judgment in difficult social situations (ex. when someone touches the art/ is disruptive to other visitors).

• Working receptions and special events (helping with set-up and clean-up, washing dishes, sweeping floors).

• Educating visitors about exhibitions and events.

• Assisting in the install and deinstall of exhibits in the gallery.

• Preparing labels and print materials for exhibitions.

• Painting walls, and pedestals.

• Opening and closing the gallery.


The Gallery Intern will work directly with the Assistant Director and Executive Director, with weekly check-ins. Ideal Candidates will have the following skills:

• Strong interpersonal skills. You will interact with both the public and artists on a regular basis, and should feel very comfortable talking with people.

• Hard-working, responsible, punctual, flexible to last-minute changes, disciplined and self-motivated, able to take direction and learn new skills, dedicated to working at an art gallery.

• Demonstrated accuracy and strong attention to detail.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

• Ability to move and lift artworks up to 40 lbs.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Extremely self-motivated and responsible.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive.

• Experience with Illustrator, InDesign preferred.


To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume with the subject line "Gallery Assistant" via email to casey (AT)