Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

NOTE TO 2011 APPLICANTS: Although our intern postitons for summer 2011 are filled, we welcome you to send us your information which we will keep on file for review for future openings. Thank you for your interest.


Interning at Philagrafika is an excellent opportunity to gain a variety of administrative skills and hands-on experience while working with leaders of the Philadelphia arts community in the non-profit sector. Intern responsibilities are geared toward each individual's strengths, experiences, and interests. Depending on availability and level of commitment, interns may be offered the opportunity to spearhead specific projects. Philagrafika hires interns about three times per year (spring, summer, fall) where an intern works a minimum of 8 hours per week for a 3-4 month time period. Staff hours are typically 9 - 5 Monday through Friday; scheduling and hours are flexible.

Administrative/Program Internship - The Administrative Internship includes but is not limited to assisting with the maintenance of our contact management system, designing and producing marketing materials for both print and web, planning and executing programs, researching various program related materials and assisting with a variety of day-to-day activities. Expected number of hours per week: 8. Office hours: Regular. Compensation: Volunteer or college credit. Specific skills needed: Organizational skills and writing skills, the ability to problem solve, take direction and work independently on a variety of special projects. Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel along with general computer knowledge is essential. Knowledge of, or prior experience with Microsoft Powerpoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign is strongly suggested. Adobe Dreamweaver is a plus but not required. To apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to Cover letter should include intended start and end dates, how many hours a week you intend to work, how you heard about Philagrafika and what you hope to gain from an internship here.



Volunteering for Philagrafika is a great way to learn new skills, meet new people, and build experience in the non-profit arts community in Philadelphia. Volunteering opportunities range from part time, in-office work with a schedule similar to that of an internship, to project-specific work like volunteering at a particular event. The type and length of volunteer opportunities vary according to each volunteers skills, interests, and to Philagrafika's needs. For information about current volunteer opportunities, please email

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Philagrafika 1616 Walnut Street, Ste. 918, Philadelphia, PA 19103 T: 215.557.8433