Work experience opportunities at Sharjah Biennial 10.

Sharjah Art Foundation offers a range of opportunities to students and those seeking work experience. Sharjah Art Foundation is currently offering internship opportunities to work on Sharjah Biennial 10.

As an intern or volunteer you’ll have the opportunity to meet and work with internationally acclaimed artists and learn from hands-on experience in all aspects of producing the Biennial. You’ll also have the chance to meet art professionals and visitors from all over the world.

Sharjah Art Foundation offers experience working in the following areas

  • Artist Assistant
  • Production and Technical Assistant
  • Communications and Marketing
  • Education and Outreach
  • Event Management
  • Visitor Relations
  • Administration

The experience you gain will help support you in future artistic and professional pursuits. You receive a certificate at the end of your service, testifying to your contribution and experience with the Biennial. In return, Sharjah Art Foundation asks your commitment, dynamism and interest during your collaboration with the Biennial.

The main internship period is 1-14 March 2011 for the installation and preparation for the launch of the Biennial, continuing until 19 March for the opening week events. There will also be opportunities to assist artists and work with us in the office during January and February, which will be advertised as needed.

To apply to be an intern or volunteer please send

  • A completed application form, which you can download via www.sharjahart.org
  • An up to date resume/CV
  • Contact details of a professor or supervisor who will provide a reference for you

All applications will be considered. Successful interns and volunteers will be assigned a position that best suits their interests and skills. Once selected, interns and volunteers will undertake an orientation session and receive any necessary training.

Applications should be received BEFORE 1 FEBRUARY 2011 and successful interns and volunteers will be advised of their roles, times, dates and location of work shortly after this date.

Please send your completed application form and resume/CV to: Rachel Chapman,Education Programme Manager, rachel@sharjahart.org T +971 6 568 5050 / F +971 6 568 5800

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