🌟 Summer Internship Opportunity for College Students
at the Ocean County Artists Guild in Island Heights, NJ

Are you a creative and motivated college student looking to dive into the world of art and culture this summer? Look no further! The Ocean County Artists Guild in Island Heights, New Jersey is excited to offer an enriching summer internship program tailored just for you.

Position: Summer Art Intern

About Us:

The Ocean County Artists Guild is a vibrant community of artists, art enthusiasts, and educators. Our mission is to foster creativity, provide artistic education, and promote local artists. Located in the picturesque town of Island Heights, our gallery and studio spaces buzz with artistic energy year-round.

Internship Details:

  • Duration: 8 weeks (June to August 2024)
  • Eligibility: High school students (grades 9 through 12)
  • Location: Ocean County Artists Guild, Island Heights, NJ
  • Stipend: $10/hr (contingent upon grant award or available funds) or volunteer only
  • Hours: Flexible schedule (approximately 15 hours per week)
  • Supervisors: You’ll work closely with our experienced artists, instructors, and administrative staff.


As a summer art intern, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Perform social media and email marketing tasks
  • Assist with gallery exhibitions and events.
  • Participate in art workshops and classes.
  • Help organize community art projects.
  • Gain hands-on experience in various art techniques.
  • Collaborate with fellow interns and artists.


  • Social media experience
  • Digital media experience.
  • Experience with Constant Contact, Canva, Facebook, and Instagram a plus but will train.
  • Passion for art and creativity.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Eagerness to learn and contribute.
  • Reliable and punctual.


  • Skill Development: Enhance your artistic abilities and gain practical knowledge.
  • Networking: Connect with local artists and art enthusiasts.
  • Exposure: Opportunity to showcase your work in our gallery and events.
  • Letters of Recommendation: We’re happy to provide letters of recommendation for outstanding interns.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit the following to info@ocartistsguild.org:

  1. Resume (highlighting any relevant art experience, include an overview of your activities and volunteer commitments)
  2. A brief cover letter/one page essay explaining why you’re interested in this internship, and why it is meaningful to you
  3. A letter of recommendation from a person familiar with your prior volunteer work or academic performance
  4. Portfolio (optional but encouraged)

Don’t miss this chance to immerse yourself in the art world, make lasting connections, and contribute to our creative community. 
Apply by June 15, 2024.  For more information about the Ocean County Artists Guild, visit our website: www.ocartistsguild.org.

Application for OCAG Summer Internship
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