Montalvo Arts Center - Lucas Artists Programs
Artist Residency Management Intern
Company: Montalvo Arts Center - Lucas Artists Programs
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Location: Saratoga, CA, 95070, US
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10-15 hours/week, Monday-Friday
at the Lucas Artists Residency Program offices in Saratoga, California
n the beautiful 176-acre Montalvo Arts Center’s public park


The Lucas Artists Residency Program (LAP) at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, California seeks an Arts Administration Intern with excellent writing and critical thinking skills to help in all elements of the administration of the Lucas Artists Residency Program. This is a significant training opportunity to learn about arts administration at an internationally-recognized arts program. Intern will learn about the administration of artist contracts using Docusign, how a selection process is run using SlideRoom, and have day-to-day contact with talented writers, visual artists, musicians and composers from around the world. This is an unpaid internship.


This position requires a minimum 3-6 month commitment, and a minimum of 10 hours per week. The position requires excellent critical thinking and writing skills, the ability to write creative, professional and error-free text, and the ability to work independently. College credit is available in some cases for interns working 20+ hours per week. We are prepared to write a strong letter of recommendation for high-performing interns who contribute to the program for at least 3 months.


Please send your resume, a cover letter describing your interest in the position, and two error-free writing samples that have not been edited by another person. Please send to Thank your for your interest.


The Lucas Artists Residency Program (LAP) at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, Californiaoffers national and international artists from a range of disciplines an environment conducive to individual and collaborative creative practice. Seeking to stimulate an energetic exchange of ideas between culturally diverse artists and across varied artistic fields and scholarly disciplines, the residency has earned international recognition as a model of curatorial practice supporting the development of new and challenging contemporary work.

General requirements


  • 10-15 hours/week
  • Category
    Arts & Culture
    Skills Area
    Administrative Support
    Executive Admin
    Arts Administration