Jobs, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities

Now Hiring!

Links to current job postings are listed on the right side of the page. Please contact The Contemporary Dayton for more information.

The Contemporary Dayton’s mission is to provide art for the community and a community for artists. Located in downtown Dayton, The Contemporary Dayton features rotating exhibits of contemporary art, professional development workshops for artists, fundraising parties and events. We periodically have Gallery Display & Management and Curatorial Assistant internship positions available. In addition, we have various volunteer opportunities available including: Data Entry, Events (setup/breakdown, hosting, cater-waiting, workshop assistant, off-site party staffing), Exhibition Installation, Marketing (writing, social media campaigns and maintenance, and Research & Development. Contact us for more details.


Interns & Volunteers must commit to:

  • 1, 2 or 3 days a week (Tues, Wed, Thu, Fri)
  • 2-4 hr increments
  • Minimum 3 month commitment

Benefits include:

  • Being part of the art community
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Project completion for your professional portfolio and for-credit option arranged with your professor/teacher