The internship program at Zea Mays Printmaking provides opportunities to grow as a printmaker through research into safer printmaking practices and products and workshop assistance.
The primary role of interns at Zea Mays Printmaking is to do technical research into safer printmaking practices under the guidance of studio director Liz Chalfin. The research program is at the heart of the studio’s mission and helps drive new innovations and directions in our printmaking practice.
The research projects are on our online school’s website for anyone to use and benefit from.
Interns also assist with workshops, providing support to instructors and workshop participants.
Time commitment: 1 day/week for research + 2-5 days/month for workshop assistance.
Duration of internship: 6 months – 1 year
Fall/winter internship: September – February
Spring/summer internship: March – August
Qualifications: We are looking for interns who have a knowledge of printmaking techniques (intaglio, relief, monoprint, screenprint, photo) and who have a special interest in safer and non-toxic printmaking practices. We really appreciate good communication skills, friendly personalities, good writing and organizational skills, computer skills and all around good work ethic.
Compensation: Internships are unpaid. Interns receive a one-year full membership, beginning on the first day of their internship.