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Literary Arts seeks two event interns

Literary Arts seeks two interns to assist at @Literary Arts events at our downtown center.

Both internships are three months, from September 2016 to January 2017. These internships will provide practical, hands-on experience in the areas of non-profit arts administration, event production and planning, and writing for social media.

Literary Arts is a community based non-profit. Our mission is to engage readers, support writers, and inspire the next generation with great literature. @Literary Arts events are free literary events at our downtown literary center at 925 SW Washington, often produced in collaboration with other organizations. In the past year, we’ve partnered with organizations like Unchaste Readers, Tin House, Portland Poetry Slam, Late Night Library, and Milagro Theatre, to present readings, panel discussions and other literary events.

SCHEDULE: September – January 2017 on the following dates:

Wednesday, September 21st
Thursday, September 29th
Friday, October 7th
Wednesday, October 19th
Wednesday, October 26th
Tuesday, November 1st
Friday, November 11th
Wednesday,November 23rd
Monday, December 5th

COMPENSATION: These are unpaid internships. Intern hours for events are 5:30 to 10:00 p.m.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: ongoing. Event interns are also needed for winter and spring, on event dates to be determined.

HOW TO APPLY for an internship:

Email submissions only. No phone calls please.

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Susan Moore at susan@literary-arts.org.

In your cover letter: Identify which internship you are applying for. Tell us a bit about yourself and your education and/or career goals.

Tell us of your interest in and qualifications for the internship.

Describe your goals for the internship, including what you hope to gain from it.

Contact Susan Moore for more information at susan@literary-arts.org.


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