The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center offers non-paid internships throughout the year and across departments for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for Latino arts and culture and interested in working in a dynamic environment and learn from professionals in related areas of concentration.
Interns will collaborate with full-time employees in a variety of capacities and become part of the GCAC team in every way. As such, they should expect to work collaboratively, productively and proactively. Interns will experience the many facets of a multidisciplinary arts organization.
Designed around specific GCAC events, internships are available in the following areas:
Communications: The Communications Intern reports directly to the Director of Communications to assist in the implementation of GCAC marketing and social media strategies and liaise with local media. Those interested in graphic design will get the opportunity to produce/distribute exhibition and corporate collateral, website elements, signage, and marketing material. Applicants interested in graphic design will be asked to provide design samples/portfolio.
Visual Arts: The Visual Arts Intern reports directly to the Director of Visual Arts to help with gallery maintenance, gallery sitting and graphic design, among other responsibilities.
Education: The Education Intern reports directly to the Director of Education to oversee management of the Guadalupe Academy’s classes and helps collect/distribute parent/teacher information as needed. During the summer, the Education Intern would help facilitate the Guadalupe’s Summer Camp.
Dance: The Dance Intern reports directly to the Dance Director and assists in scheduling dance events, find sponsorships and scholarships for dance students, and to help the Guadalupe Dance Company sustain an outstanding, nationally recognized Flamenco program.
Theater Arts: The Theater Arts Intern reports directly to the Director of Performing Arts to assist with its Summer Performing Arts Series as well as with arts administration and operations. Internships available in lighting and sound design, stage management, marketing and producing. Planning events include solo shows, a concert series and a youth theater production.
Literary Arts: The Literary Arts Intern reports directly to the Literary Arts Director and assists in programming Macondo at the Guadalupe and events for the San Antonio/Texas poet laureate.
Interns should expect to work from 10-20 hours a week (exact hours/schedule to be determined by each department) and may be asked to work on weekends for key events.
When submitting your resume, please indicate which area is of most interest to you. You will hear from us if your background and skills match our needs currently or down the line. Note: All internship positions are unpaid.
If you have any questions or interested in learning more, please email our Director of Marketing & Communications, Kiko Martinez at kiko [at] guadalupeculturalarts [dot] org.