About the Department

MEI's Arts and Culture program facilitates cross-cultural understanding by promoting the work of emerging Middle Eastern artists through the MEI Art Gallery and by organizing innovative programming, including panels, art talks and film screenings to amplify the impact of our exhibitions.

The Arts and Culture Department seeks an intern to assist with all matters related to the launch of its new gallery dedicated to showing contemporary art from the Middle East.

The intern will work on all gallery-related matters including research on artists, art marketing (by helping create fliers), shipping logistics, assisting with the installation of shows, and organizing panels and film screenings.

Required Skills:

  • A positive attitude

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Familiarity and interest in the Middle East

Desired Qualifications

  • Adobe InDesign/Adobe CreativeSuite (Including Photoshop) and Constant Contact experience preferred

  • Experience working with museums or art galleries a plus

  • Experience planning, managing, and implementing events preferred

  • Familiarity with regional artists and cultural leaders a plus




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