WildCraft Studio School offers students and recent grads the opportunity to intern each season. Interns are involved with many aspects of our program from assisting during classes to organizing the studios and keeping our materials prepared for upcoming classes. Interns also get the opportunity to assist in offsite classes as well. The WildCraft season is divided into 2 terms.
STUDIO INTERN, Portland Studio: WildCraft Studio School offers internships for 3-4 highly motivated Studio Interns for each term of the 2019 season. The Studio Internship requires 8-16 hours weekly commitment, which can be split between assisting in evening, and weekend workshops with the occasional special project. Interns’ main responsibilities will be in assisting teachers, setting up for classes, cleaning up after classes and supporting students during workshops. These positions will provide hands-on studio assistant experience as well opportunities to learn new textile & craft skills. Interns will receive up to 8 class credits, and are only responsible for the cost of materials fees. The ideal applicant will have experience in processes related to the classes we offer, and the patience to handle tedious craft processes. We look for applicants with strong work ethic, varied skills and the ability to work independently. This is an unpaid internship. College credit may be available through your hosting institution.
OFFSITE INTERN: Our offsite intern program is offered to a dedicated, independent, and reliable person who will assist in our offsite workshops. This position requires 8-16 hours weekly commitment, which will focus on offsites, with the ability to help in-studio. Interns' main responsibilities will be assisting teachiers, checking in students, keeping groups together, and carrying our offiste backpack which includes basic safety gear. This position requires the ability to walk and hike in many different terrains and to be outside for up to 8 hours at a time. The ideal applicant will have experience in the outdoors and an interest in learning about the natural world. This is an unpaid internship. College credit may be available through your hosting institution.
APPLICATION DATES & PROCESS:
To apply for an internship, please email a cover letter & resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include either 'spring internship' or 'fall internship' in the subject line.
Term One (Late January-June 2019): Application Deadline Dec 15th, interviews during the first week of January
Term Two (Late August-November 2019): Application Deadline July 20th, interviews during the week of July 20th