Internship at the Peltz Gallery – Deadline: 23 March

Internship at the Peltz Gallery

We are looking for an intern to work with the Peltz Gallery (School of Arts) between April and July 2017.

The Peltz Gallery, based in the School of Arts, is a flexible exhibition space for digital and material displays, small-scale performances, lectures and meetings. The Gallery showcases the creative interdisciplinary and experimental research in the School. Over the three years since it opened, the Peltz has hosted a series of innovative historical and contemporary exhibitions based on the research interests and public engagement activities of academics and other staff at Birkbeck.

We are looking for an intern to work with the Peltz Gallery director, events and communications co-coordinator and Arts Space Steering Committee to help with and evaluate two exhibitions in the Peltz Gallery programme.  The successful candidate will gather and analyse data from social media and the internet, visitor book comments and questionnaires from dedicated events and develop an analysis of the exhibitions’ (and associated events’) success in reaching and engaging various audiences.

Knowledge and experience required:

We are looking for a Birkbeck PhD student ideally with

  • The ability to write well
  • Some experience in evaluating activities
  • An interest in the visual arts
  • Some experience of working on exhibitions
  • Familiarity with social media


  • A willingness to bring their professional experience and knowledge to explore ways of developing the Peltz Gallery’s profile in London

The internship involves 25 hours of paid employment at £15.26 per hour between c.  April 20 and c. July 15 2017. The hours worked will be agreed in advance (spread across one or two terms) on a flexible basis with the Peltz director.

Send application (CV and covering letter) by 5pm, March 23 to Wendy Earle: