national development agency for collaborative arts
in social and community contexts

Internship Opportunities at Create in 2013

Curator/ Producer Internships

Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts, is currently seeking interns for 2013. The internships are designed to extend interns’ knowledge and build networks across the Arts Sector.  Interns will also have an opportunity to gain experience working in a range of settings with varied partners on the delivery of high quality Arts Projects.

Duties may include producing support for a Lead Producer, scheduling, updating databases, archiving, event management, PR & marketing and general administrative support for the Create programmes which include:

  • From Context to Exhibition – our annual student exhibition at the LAB featuring work produced by students in collaboration with communities.
  • Learning Development Programme – guest lectures and workshops by national and international artists
  • Jesse Jones’ major public art commission – a large scale public art commission featuring numerous ventilations with groupings of artists and thinkers running through the year.
  • Talks and seminars with international guest artists

We are therefore interested in working with

  • Fine Art graduates across disciplines (music, visual art, film, dance, literature, theatre, architecture etc.)
  • PR & Marketing graduates
  • Event Management graduates
  • Archivists
  • Administrators

Please note: a working interest in the arts is essential.

This is an unpaid internship and is open to both graduates and professionals. Internships are available for three to six month duration with a minimum commitment of 3 days a week.

To apply, simply send a CV including at least two referees and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position, and what areas you are specifically interested in.

The first placement will start in March and run until the end of May.
Closing date for application is Thursday 28th February.
Interviews will take place during the week starting 4th March

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Arts and Civil Society Symposium

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Kevin Murphy

Voluntary Arts Ireland Chief Officer Kevin Murphy introducing the Create and Voluntary Arts Ireland Arts and Civil Society Symposium, 20 and 21 October 2011, Christchurch, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork.

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Pat Cooke

Defining Participation and Practice - Policy Perspectives. Martin Drury, Pat Cooke, Marian Fitzgibbon, Pauline Conroy. Chair: Fiona Kearney.

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Participation and Practice

Defining Participation and Practice – Policy Perspectives panel. Seated left to right: Martin Drury, Pat Cooke, Fiona Kearney (Chair), Marian Fitzgibbon, Pauline Conroy.

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Sarah Tuck, Dr Anthony Downey

Create Director Sarah Tuck introducing the keynote address by Dr Anthony Downey.

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Engaging Communities debate

Engaging Communities – The Permeable Institution. One of three concurrent LAB Debates. Left to right: Lisa Moran, Topher Campbell, Declan McGonagle (Chair), Tom Creed, William Ring.

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LAB Reports panel

LAB Reports panel. Left to right: Liz Burns, Robin Simpson,  Tony Fegan (Chair), Declan McGonagle.

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Cultural and Civic Space

Rethinking Cultural and Civic Space. Pictured (left to right): Mícheál Ó Domhnaill, Annette Moloney, Bernadette Quinn (Chair).

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Annette Moloney

Rethinking Cultural and Civic Space. Pictured (left to right): Annette Moloney (presenting), Bernadette Quinn (Chair), Frank McDonald, Faisal Abdu’ Allah.

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Arts, Civil Society and Crisis

Arts, Civil Society and Crisis panel. Pictured (left to right): Augustine Zenakos, Carlota Álvarez Basso, Daniel Jewesbury (chair), Gabriel Gbadamosi, Silvana Carotenuto.

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Nuno Sacramento

Arts, Civil Society and Crisis. Pictured: Daniel Jewesbury (chair), Nuno Sacramento. Arts and Civil Society Symposium, Cork, October 20-21, 2011. All photos: Susan Walsh.

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Create volunteers

Christian Buchner, Katia Rush-Hall (Symposium Coordinator), Aoife O'Leary, Pamela Murray. All photos: Susan Walsh.