American Pottery Festival Internship

The American Pottery Festival (APF) Intern will work closely with the sales gallery and exhibition gallery staff to provide inventory and installation support. The Intern will gain broad experience in the behind-the-scenes business and gallery operations of a large community art center, including online sales support, inventory management, display, exhibition installation work, and event management. The APF Internship will proceed in fall 2022 with safety protocols following the recommended state public health guidelines.

This position requires a time commitment of 10 – 20 hours weekly, with increased hours during the event week. An internship with Northern Clay Center provides students or recent graduates with valuable experience in arts administration, exhibition installation, and retail business practices. This position will help you develop strong connections with the local arts community and professional artists in the field. It will also provide an opportunity to learn about the best practices and behind-the-scene details of gallery operation and special events. 

Application Process

Applications due July 31
Please use the button below to submit your application. If possible, please submit your documents as a single PDF file. Your application should include:

  • A letter of interest describing your qualifications for the position and how you will benefit from volunteering at NCC. Send your letter as a PDF.
  • A simple resume (not more than 1 page) outlining your experience. Send your resume as a PDF.
  • Contact information for 2 references who can speak to your interest and/or work ethic. Send your reference sheet as a PDF. 

If you have trouble with the Google Form, you can email your application to Rachel Nusbaum at, or mail it to Northern Clay Center, Attn: Rachel Nusbaum, 2424 Franklin Ave E, Minneapolis, MN 55406.

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