Located on the border between New England and the Atlantic Provinces, the Tides Institute & Museum of Art (TIMA) looks out to sweeping views of neighboring Canadian islands. The Institute’s activities reflect this cross-border perspective. TIMA acts as both a cultural resource as well as cultural catalyst with collections, summer exhibitions, programs and nearby StudioWorks facility which houses a printmaking/letterpress facility and artist-in-residence program with studio spaces. TIMA is the first Maine institution to receive funding from the national ArtPlace initiative with their support for TIMA’s regional, cross-border, and wide-ranging Artsipelago project.

A summer internship at the Tides Institute & Museum of Art to assist with program objectives of small museum/cultural non-profit located in the waterfront community of Eastport, Maine.

Interns selected to be part of the Institute's North Atlantic Internship Program gain experience assisting staff members with program development, community outreach efforts, public relations/marketing initiatives, database projects (collections management, event listings, digital media editing), social media updates (Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram), staffing the gallery and special events, assisting with exhibition installations, and providing support to artists-in-residence.

Housing is provided.  Interns are paid an hourly minimum wage and are expected to work 30-40 hours per week, Tuesday - Sunday.  A vehicle is not required.

Candidates may be enrolled in a degree program or may be recent graduates. Those currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program will ideally be a junior or senior in the 2016-2017 school year. 

Candidates must have a field of interest or study that relates to the mission of the Tides Institute & Museum of Art.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate or candidates are found.