A CAC internship offers students a unique opportunity to develop nonprofit administration skills while working in a nationally recognized multidisciplinary arts organization. It also helps students to become familiar with the organizational skills and routines needed to effectively support an organization like the CAC.

Current openings are listed below. For more information about internships at the CAC, please contact the departments listed below.

Interns are asked to work at least 16–24 hours a week through the semester. There is an interview and evaluation process if the student is using the internship for school credit. Interns will be expected to demonstrate individual initiative and assume specialized duties respective to one of the following areas:

External Affairs Intern

The CAC External Affairs Department is responsible for devising and executing public relations, marketing, and advertising strategies to promote all exhibitions, performances, and events programmed by the CAC. Interns will have the opportunity to acquire on the job experience in the fields of Marketing, Public Relations, Communication, and Design. The position is open to graduate students in all related fields for the purpose of documented scholastic credit.

For more information on this opportunity or to apply, please contact Laura Tennyson.

Development Intern

The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) seeks an intern to support the Visual Arts Department and Development Department with our Fall Exhibition Opening. The intern will gain knowledge around opening exhibition events and their relation to development and fundraising as an essential function of a multidisciplinary arts center.

Key Intern Responsibilities:
 Engage in research projects to draft a guest list comprehensive of the New Orleans labor community, and populations which relate to the three exhibitions opening on November 3, 2018.
 Assist in the planning of the weekend’s events and coordination of RSVPs
 Assist in engaging companies of local, national, and international recognition to gain sponsorships and involvement in the CAC
 Draft guest list communications for members, donors, artists, and VIPs
 Assist the Development staff with special projects related to the opening
 Assist with database and record management
 Possibility of continuing the assistance and research for Spring shows

The ideal candidate will be able to work at least 8-16 hours a week from September 2018 –
December 2018 (or longer). There is an interview and evaluation process if the student is using
the internship for school credit. This arts internship is largely a research-based internship, with
some copy and registrar work.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter by Friday, September 21, 2018 to Ann Kerrin,
Development Manager, at akerrin@cacno.org.