The Clay Studio of Missoula offers several studio technician internships for qualified individuals each year. Applicants must be self-motivated and have background experience in the field of ceramics. As there is no set application deadline, interested individuals are encouraged to apply at any time during the given year. All positions are filled on an as needed basis. In exchange for 4-5 hr/wk of service, interns receive access to the community studio space as well as storage area for their work.
Studio technician interns at the Clay Studio of Missoula can expect to engage in a wide variety of tasks, including (but not limited to):
•Mixing clay and/or glazes
•Creating ceramic test tiles
•General studio maintenance/cleaning (i.e. mopping, dusting)
•Assisting the firing of the wood kiln
•Loading and firing kilns
•Helping children's class instructors
•Setting up gallery shows
•Aiding preparations for special events/fundraisers
While the Clay Studio of Missoula routinely offers studio technician internship positions, we are also open to the possiblity of internships in the fields of advertising, marketing, grant writing, graphic design, business, and strategic planning. Inidividuals with background experience in any of the fields listed above are encouraged to inquire to studio staff about potentially designing a new internship position.