Employment Opportunity at Plug In ICA: Curatorial Assistant (Summer Intern)

Plug In ICA is seeking an enthusiastic and professional Curatorial Assistant Summer Intern. The candidate will have an interest in pursuing a career in contemporary art, particularly as a curator or related practice. The candidate should be studying towards a degree (BA, MA, BFA, MFA) in curatorial studies, visual art, art history, cultural studies, media studies, or related field. 

Reporting to the Artistic/ Executive Director, the Curatorial Assistant (intern) will participate in a broad range of activities that include various aspects of running a contemporary art gallery/museum, including research, writing, and administration and support of artists in the Wood Land School. Candidates must meet eligibility criteria of the Young Canada Works program administered by the Canadian Museums Association, including being under 30 years old, a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and be returning to school following the internship. The Curatorial Assistant Intern will have an emphasis on curatorial production, while participating in all aspects of the Institute’s activities. This position is 40 hours per week, requiring some work in evenings and on weekends. 

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest by 5pm on June 1, 2016 with the ancitipation of a start date of June 27th, 2016. 

Plug In thanks all candidates for their interest, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. 

Please submit applications to:

Janique Vigier  | janique@plugin.org