Volunteers & Internships

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, a small non-profit focused in regional art, located in University Circle just blocks away from C.I.A., is seeking student interns to assist with marketing, public relations and website development:


Arts Marketing & Public Relations Intern » Fall 2018

The AAWR has internship opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in arts marketing, public relations and website development. The internship uses practical, hands-on techniques to equip students with the skills needed to effectively fill these positions in the professional world.


Potential Projects Include:

  • Adding Archived Artists to our website, a task which will entail:

o   Compiling first-hand source information to compose artists’ biographies

o   Selecting and formatting images of work for artists’ online profiles from our permanent collection

o   Uploading information to our website using WordPress

  • Updating our PR lists to include current contact information for major regional periodicals and compiling a list of creative, potential new recipients of PR
  • Researching social media profiles, groups, and pages for potential cross promotions


Applicants should be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, and have strong writing and interpersonal skills.  Additional consideration will be given to those candidates with experience in InDesign, WordPress or similar graphic design or web design software.


Position Details:  Non-paying internship, semester-long, 10-16 hours per week, flexible weekly schedule.


If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to Megan Alves, Gallery and Archives Coordinator at info@artistsarchives.org.  Current Cleveland Institute of Art Students may also submit their resume and cover letter in person at the CIA internship fair on Monday, September 17th, 2018   Please direct inquires to us by phone at 216-721-9020 or via email.


About the Artists Archives: About the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve:  The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility and regional museum that preserves representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists and, through ongoing research, exhibition and educational programs, actively documents and promotes this cultural heritage for the benefit of the public.  The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a smoke-free, drug-free work environment.