Art Program Summer 2022 Internship / Internships

May 31, 2022

Organization Name: Sound Transit

Organization Location: Seattle, WA

Type: Internships

Fee: Free


The Sound Transit Art Program (STart) has an exciting paid internship available for the summer of 2022! This is a great opportunity for currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students who want to observe and participate in real world application of their current field of study. This opportunity will allow the intern to gain valuable experience within the Design, Engineering and Construction Management (DECM) department under our Architecture and Art division.

STart uses one percent of Sound Transit’s construction budgets, as identified in each voter-approved capital initiative, to bring a human scale and thoughtful detail into the large transportation infrastructure that we build. STart touches all facets of Sound Transit’s facilities throughout the Puget Sound region – Link, Sounder, ST Express, and Tacoma Link. The STart intern will have an opportunity to be a part of the team that enhances the passenger experience.

Work with the entire STart team with a focus on the operations side of the program.
The internship will involve field work as well as office work.
The internship will entail the development of work plans for Artwork Maintenance projects and will run from inception to completion of those projects.

Assist with the development of Scopes of Work for Art Maintenance Projects.
Assist in the assessment and development of work plans on Art Maintenance Projects.
Aid with the transition documentation of Artworks from maintenance project to Collection Management.
Assist with field work over the Project’s duration.

Applicants must be a current college student in good academic standing, enrolled in an accredited associate, bachelor’s or graduate degree program in Art, Art History, Arts Administration or Project Management, or relevant two-year certificate.

Demonstrated understanding and/or experience with archival practices, including cataloging and records management.
Demonstrated understanding of contemporary art practices and interest in Public Art.

Ability to work autonomously within a team environment.
Strong analytical abilities and attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to solve problems and work collaboratively.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to draft succinct business correspondence.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Working knowledge of database principles and software.

Work is performed in a standard office environment.
Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds.
The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.

Sound Transit is an equal employment opportunity employer. No person is unlawfully excluded from employment action based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or other protected class.

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