Call for intern 2023 blog

Visual AIDS is seeking two paid interns: a spring intern to support with public programming and social media and a summer intern to support with our archival collections. Each internship pays a total stipend of $2,500 for approximately 160 hours of work. Interns should be able to come into the Visual AIDS office in Chelsea for at least two days a week.

Spring Internship — Programs

The Spring internship will begin in mid-April and run through the end of June. Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting our summer exhibition, annual benefit event, and monthly Women’s Empowerment Art Therapy Workshops

  • Developing additional social media content for Instagram and Facebook related to web galleries, artist members’ work, etc.

  • Opportunity to develop an independent social media project or write/edit for the Visual AIDS blog

Application Deadline: Sunday, March 19

Start Date: Week of April 17

Summer Internship — Archive

The Summer internship will begin in June. The duration of the internship will be determined by the number of hours worked per week, with a minimum of two days per week and a total of 160 hours of work. Responsibilities include:

  • Managing our artist file collections and assisting with folder-level description

  • Cataloging and arranging library materials

  • Assisting researchers during research visits

  • Contacting artist members to confirm and update biographical information

Application Deadline: Sunday, April 2

Start Date: Week of June 5

Black, Indigenous, people of color, women, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender/gender non-confirming and HIV positive individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, email a CV and cover letter outlining your interest in Visual AIDS and your relevant skills and passions to by the deadline listed above. Indicate in the subject line if you are applying for the Spring/Programs or the Summer/Archive position.