Intern 2019, Auckland Festival of Photography

Job details

Auckland Festival of Photography
28 Feb 2019
Work type
Volunteer, Internships, Expressions of interest
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Management & Admin, Visual Arts


Auckland Festival of Photography is a city-wide contemporary art and cultural event which takes place within Auckland's major galleries, project spaces, non-gallery venues and public sites during June each year. The programme includes a mix of emerging and established artists and comprises existing works and creation of new work. Annually the Auckland Festival of Photography is produced by the Auckland Festival of Photography Trust. The Trust is a not for profit charitable trust working to further the presence and awareness of photography in Auckland through joint programming, audience development and profile raising activities.

Be part of the Auckland Festival of Photography, New Zealand's premium International photographic festival. We bring together photographers, curators, students, amateurs and professionals for the aim of encouraging the public to celebrate the art of photography.

The Auckland Festival of Photography 2019 Intern opportunity aims to offer unpaid work experience with an expert team at a major public arts festival. To establish pathways for an emerging arts worker who wishes to embark on a career in the arts, specialising in photography. During the Auckland Festival of Photography Internship we anticipate our Intern meeting and networking with artists and stakeholders, attending and enjoying programs including artists talks and refreshments at signature and satellite exhibition openings, and viewing and being part of a showcase of world-class photography exhibitions.

Applications Close: 28 February 2019
Interview Dates: 04 - 07 March 2019
Confirmation of Internship: by 11 March 2019
Placement Begins: 25 March 2019 (dates may vary slightly)*
Placement Ends: 28 June 2019 (dates may vary slightly)*

An Internship full position description can be obtained by emailing the Auckland Festival of Photography Community Engagement Coordinator:

How to apply

To express an interest in the Auckland Festival of Photography 2019 Internship please email a CV, plus a 200-word statement detailing why you would be the right candidate for the placement.
Please apply via email to: Community Engagement Coordinator: by 5pm on Thursday 28 Feb 2019.
If you have any further questions please contact the Festival office on: +64 9 307 7055

If the Internship is not suitable, the Auckland Festival of Photography are always looking for volunteers during the busy months prior to and during the Festival, March to end June, so you can take part this way too - Please get in touch if a more flexible volunteering role suits. 

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Auckland Festival of Photography Trust

17 Jan 2019