The Chicago Mosaic School Gallery Internship- Fall/Winter 2018

The Chicago Mosaic School (CMS) is the only non-profit center of education for Mosaic Arts in the United States. We offer classes, workshops, and unique experiences to work with world-renowned international mosaic artists. CMS works with community outreach programs and CPS school projects from elementary through high school levels. Within the school is The Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics (GoCM) which is geared towards exhibiting contemporary works by national and international artists.

After 13 years of growth, we are excited about our 2018 relocation to Edgewater neighborhood. As part of our expansion, CMS is looking for a Part-time Gallery Intern/Assistant who is interested in learning about arts, education, and the importance of proficient administration. The position and training would begin in Fall 2018, ideally mid-to late September.

Skills & Qualifications: 

Preferred Experience and Background Skills

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Prior experience as a gallery attendant required
  • Strong interest in the arts
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to interact easily with the public
  • Ability to work open hour shifts including nights and weekends
  • Strict adherence to professional ethics
  • Maintain a neat and clean appearance
  • Ability to stand and remain alert for long periods of time


Ensure the safety of art work

  • Responsible for monitoring and ensuring the safety of the artwork
  • Maintain an alert and polite presence in the galleries
  • Enforce all gallery policies and procedures


Provide courteous service to visitors

  • Provide a welcoming environment for visitors while also enforcing gallery policies and procedures
  • Become knowledgeable on basic facts regarding current exhibitions, related programming, and the history of the Foundation by utilizing the provided training materials
  • Politely remind visitors of pertinent policies
  • Staff the front desk to greet visitors and collect visitor information


Assist with general duties of visitor services department

  • Actively promote mailing list sign up
  • Assit with setting up for special events and programs
  • Perform duties as assigned at the front desk including answering phones and greeting visitors
  • Collect pertinent visitor information
  • Perform daily housekeeping tasks as needed
  • Adhere to all Pulitzer policies and procedures as set forth in the employee handbook
To Apply: 

Please EMAIL a pdf copy of your Cover Letter, CV/Resume, and ideal internship schedule to info (at) chicagomosaicschool (dot) com.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Karen Ami
Contact Phone Number: