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Internship Sites

 


To research opportunities, see this list of employers who have expressed interest in hosting MECA interns. 

Below is a selection of recent internship sites:

Ceramics

Alison Evans Ceramics: Studio Intern (Yarmouth, ME)
Camp Tonic:
Camp Wicousta
Engine: Arts Administration Intern (Biddeford, ME)
Maggie Bokor Jewelry: Studio Intern (So. Portland, ME)
Maine Arts Camp:
The Maine Project for Fine Art Conservation: Conservation Intern
Peters Valley School of Craft:
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Digital Media

Baxter Academy of Tech and Science:
Big Room Studios: Studio Intern (Portland, ME)
Calypso Communications:(Portsmouth, NH)
The Chewonki Foundation: Marketing Intern
Chickadee Games: Video Game Design Assistant (Portland, ME)
Community Television:
CIEE:
Cumulus Media:
Diversified Communications:
ENGINE: (Biddeford, ME)
Gay Girl Dating Coach:
Greater Portland Convention & Visitors Bureau:
iBec:
Mainely Art:
MECA: Marketing Intern
MECA FY-In: Teaching Assistant
Maine FabLab:
Northcross Group:
Proactive Resources Design: (Portland, ME)
Rollin Leonard: (Portland, ME)
Space Cow INC: New Media Intern
Studio e Flett Design:
Tanja Hollander:
VIA Agency: Graphic Design Intern (Portland, ME)
VONT:
White Dog Arts:
Willa Wirth Silver Dragon

Fashion + Textiles

Anchorpak: Studio Intern (Freeport, ME)
Angela Adams: Studio Intern
Aucocisco Galleries
: Gallery Intern (Portland, ME)
A Gathering of Stitches: Studio Intern (Portland, ME)
Jackie Real Designs:
Nicola's Home: Home Interiors Intern
Portland Ballet: Costume Intern (Portland, ME)
Portland Stage: Costume Intern (portland, ME)
Puzzle Apparel

Graphic Design

Alice Design Communication:
American Eagle: Graphic Design Intern
American Natural History Museum: Graphic Design Intern
Baxter Academy for Tech and Science:
BISHART: (Portland, ME)
Calypso Communications: (Portsmouth, NH)
Carol Wilson Architecture: Graphic Design Intern
Christopher David Ryan: Studio Assistant (Portland, ME)
CIEE:
Colby College:
Community Television:
Coral Wilson Architecture:
Cumulus Media:
Designtex
: Production Intern, Project Design Specialist (Portland, ME)
Diversified Communications:
The Element Croup:
ENGINE, Inc: (Biddeford, ME)
Fidelity Investments:
Greater Portland Convention & Visitors Bureau: (Portland, ME)
Harvest Gold Gallery:
iBec:
Idexx Laboratories: Graphic Design Intern
-ing Design, LLC:
InternsLink Recruiting Ltd:
L.L. Bean: Graphic Design Intern
Liquid Wireless:
Local Thunder:
Longstocking Design: (Portland, ME)
MECA, Department of Marketing: Graphic Design Intern
MECA, Photobooth: Photography Intern
Maine FabLab: (Portland, ME)
Maine Historical Society:
Mainely Art:
Maine Magazine: Graphic Design Intern
The Maine Wind Industry Initiative:
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia: Graphic Design Intern
Might & Main: Graphic Design Intern (Portland, ME)
Murphy Empire Design: Graphic Design Intern
Northcross Group:
Ogunquit Art Collaborative: (Ogunquit, ME)
PERCH Studio: Graphic Design Intern (Portland, ME)
Portland Magazine:(Portland, ME)
Portland Museum of Art: (Portland, ME)
Portland Pirates: Graphic Design Intern (Portland, ME)
The Print House:
Proactive Resources Design: (Portland, ME)
Puelle Design: Graphic Design Intern
Ramble Productions:
Rancourt & Co. Shoecrafters:
Rogue's Gallery: Graphic Design Intern
Rollin Leonard: (Portland, ME)
Shamrock Sports & Entertainment:
Shawnee Peak: Studio Assistant (Portland, ME)
Snowlion Repertory Company:
Spugnardi Design LLC:
Steelcase, Inc:
Style Caster:
TideSmart Global:
Toderico Creative: Graphic Design Intern
Tyler Technologies:
University of Southern Maine: Graphic Design Intern (Portland, ME)
VIA Agency: Graphic Design Intern (Portland, ME)
VONT:
White Dogs Arts: (Portland, ME)
Willa Wirth Silver Design: (Portland, ME)

Illustration

Baxter Academy for Tech and Science:
BISHART: Graphic Novel Intern (Portland, ME)
Calypso Communications: (Portsmouth, NH)
Camp Wicousta:
Children's Museum of Maine: Illustration Intern
Cider Mill Press Book Publishers: Book Design Intern
CIEE:
Community Television Network: (Portland, ME)
Curious City
: Children's Book Publishing Intern (Portland, ME)
Hasbro, Inc: Game intern (Pawtucket, RI)
Impact Custom Apparel LLC: Design Intern
Kris Johnsen
: Studio Artist Intern (Portland, ME)
Maclin Design: Interior Design Intern (Portland, ME)
Marine Arts Camp:
Maine FabLab:
The Maine Wind Industry Initiative:
Morris + Essex: Screenprint Intern
Nash Box: Illustration Intern
Out for Justice
: Studio Intern (Portland, ME)
MECA: Photobooth Intern
Pickwick Independent Press: Printmaking Intern
Portland Stage: Illustration Intern (Portland, ME)
Portland Symphony : Marketing Intern (Portland, ME)
Puzzle Apparel:
Quarto Publishing Group: Book Design Intern (Beverly, MA)
Rollin Leonard: Studio Artist Intern (Portland, ME)
Stephen Costanza: Studio Artist Intern
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Metalsmithing + Jewelry

Brent & Jess, LLC:
Brooklyn Metal Works: Studio Intern
Camp Taconic:
Camp Wicousta:
Catherine Grisez: Studio Intern (Seattle, WA)
Dutille's Jewelry
: Production Intern (Lebanon, NH)
Gary Roe: Studio Intern (Portland, ME)
Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA: Gallery Intern
Janice Grzyb: Metalsmithing Intern
Kyle Patnaude: Studio Intern
Maggie Bokor Jewelry:Studio intern (Portland, ME)
MECA: Teaching Assistant
Maine Arts Camp:
Peters Valley School of Craft:
Rollin Leonard: (Portland, ME)
Sharon Portelance: Studio Intern
Stephani Briggs: Studio Artist Intern 
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill:
Willa Wirth Silver Dragon

Painting

Ahmed Alsoudani: Studio Intern
Aucocisco Galleries
: Gallery Intern (Portland, ME)
Coral Bass:
Camp Taconic:
Camp Wicousta:
Environment Maine: Research Intern (Portland, ME)
Lisi Raskin: (Portland, ME)
Maine Arts Camp:
Mainly Art:
Mayo Street Arts:
Portland Public Library: Gallery Intern
Rollin Leonard: (Portland, ME)
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill: 

Photography

Artascope Playworks, LLC
Avesta Housing:
Baxter Academy of Tech and Science:
Belmont Day School: Media Intern (Belmont, MA)
Blind Dog Photo: Studio Intern (York, ME)
Calypso Communications:
Camp Taonic:
Camp Wicousta:
Chewonki Foundation:
CIEE:
Community Television Network:
ENGINE: (Biddeford, ME)
Greater Portland Convention & Visitors Bureau:
Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA
: Gallery Intern
J.C. Stone, Inc:
Justin Kirchoff: Teaching Intern (Portland, ME)
Mainely Art:
Maine Magazine:
Maine Media Workshops + College:
Peters Valley School of Craft:
Pickwick Independent Press: Studio Intern (Portland, ME)
Pizzuti Studios: Photography Intern (Lowell, MA)
Portland Magazine:
RGS Photographer:
Rollin Leonard: (Portland, ME)
The Science Source:
Stone Crop Gallery:
Studio e Flett Design:
Tanja Hollander:
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Printmaking

The Art Department: Studio Intern
Bennett Morris: Studio Artist Intern
Calypso Communications:
Camp Taconic:
Designtex: Production Intern (Portland, ME)
ENGINE: (Biddeford, ME)
Learning Works: Teaching Assistant (Portland, ME)
Lisi Raskin: Studio Artist Intern (Portland, ME)
Maine Arts Camp:
MECA Printmaking: Teacher Assistant
One Tree Learning Center: Education Intern (Portland, ME)
Pickwick Independent Press: Studio Intern  (Portland, ME)
Piscataqua Fine Arts:
Studio e Flett Design:
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Public Engagement

Add Verb: Theater Intern
Catalyst for Peace: Program Associate
Frannie Peabody Center: Outreach Intern
King Middle School: Education Intern 

Sculpture

Ahmed Alsoudani: Studio Assistant Intern
Bennett Morris: Studio Assistant
Brent & Jess, LLC:
Camp Taconic:
Camp Wicousta:
Ember Grove LLC
: Lighting Production Intern
Maine Arts Camp:
Mainely Art:
Maine FabLab:
New England Sculpture Services: Foundry Intern (Chelsea, MA)
Peters Valley School of Craft:
Puzzle Apparel:
Rollin Leonard
: Studio Intern (Portland, ME)
Sarah Bouchard: Studio Artist Intern (Portland, ME)
Truro Center for the arts at Castle Hill

Woodworking + Furniture Design

Camp Taconic:
Cultivating Community: Outreach Intern (Portland, ME)
Discover Prints
: Print Sales Intern
Earnest Instruments: Luthier Intern
Maine Arts Camp:
Maine FabLab:
Mainely Art:
Peters Valley School of Craft:
Sandy Macleod
: Studio Artist Intern (Portland, ME)
Studio 24b: Studio Artist Intern (Portland, ME)
Thinkso Creative LLC

Non-majors

Alison Evans:
Allen Lowe:
Amy Stacey Curtis: (Lyman, ME)
Anderson Ranch: Studio Intern
Benchmarking Partners:
Bryson Taylor Publishing:
Camp Chipinaw:
Camp Susan Curtis:
Camp Winnebago:
Carolyn Snell Designs at Snell Family Farm:
The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center:
Catholic Charities Maine:
Christie's Auction House: Auction Intern
Clear Path for Veterans: Mural Intern
Community Television Network: Video Production Intern
Consumer Focus Marketing:
DirigoDesign & Development:
Dispatch Magazine:
Douglas Thayer Designs: Studio Artist Intern
Doug Sneed & Company:
Elizabeth Dee Gallery: Gallery Intern
Equality Maine: (Portland, ME)
Figures of Speech:
Foreside Home and Garden:
Friends of the Orphan Signs: (Portland, ME)
hawthorn Publications:
Haynes Galleries:
Heather Chontos:
Hot 104.7: (Scarborough, ME)
Hyperlite Mountain Gear:
Idealware:
Karen Gelardi Studios: Studio Artist Intern
L/A Arts:
Laura Fuller Glass:
LT's Inc:
Lucis Stage:
Mahatma Projects:
Maine Academy of Modern Muse + Katalyst:Marketing InternThe Merchant Co.:
Monhegan Artists Residency Corp.:
Myirapod Productions:
National Fiber Technology:
Nelson Metal Fabrication:(Portland, ME)
Nicola's Home: Interior Design Intern
North Haven Arts & Enrichment at Waterman's Community Center:
Oceans Campus:
Pilar Nadal: Studio Intern
Planet Botanicals:
Portland Children's Film Festival: (Portland, ME)
Portland Downtown District: (Portland, ME)
Portland Fiber and Weaving Studio: Studio Intern (Portland, ME)
Portland Public Library: Gallery Intern (Portland, ME)
Portland Stage Company: Set Design Intern (Portland, ME)
Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center: Studio Intern
Resilient Communications Corporation:
Running With Scissors:
Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium: Studio Artist Intern
Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine:
Shane Ruff Studio:
Sound Rink:
Sotheby's: Auction Intern
Space Gallery: Gallery Intern
Steven Fairfield Photography:
Think Tank LLC:
Timberland:
TipHive:
Transformit:
The Umbrella Cover Museum:
U.S. PIRG:
VESTIBULE 594:
Volunteers Around the World