Employment

Opportunity for Professional Writers
If you have experience teaching creative writing and want to help bring creative writing, reading, storytelling, and thinking to diverse communities as a Writers in Communities instructor, we want to meet you. Bilingualism is a plus. Email your resume or CV and three pages of writing samples to fbrown@geminiink.org.

Internships

Join our Creative Team

We’re currently accepting applications for the summer semester of 2020. Our internships offer rewarding opportunities for growing your skills, networking, as well as participating in free creative writing classes. Gemini Ink interns support, implement and promote the organization’s literary education programs, class sessions, special events and outreach projects throughout the San Antonio community. All internships have set schedules and require regular attendance.

To apply for an internship, please complete the Intern Application and submit it with a cover letter, resume, and 3-page writing sample to the program of your choice. All internships offer a flexible schedule of 10-15 hours per week. Internships are unpaid.

Bexar County Arts Internship Program – Summer 2020

If you are a currently enrolled college student looking for a summer internship, apply now for a special opportunity to receive a PAID summer internship with Gemini Ink’s Writers in Communities (WIC) program, funded through the Bexar County arts internship program with The ArtsFund.

*Deadline to apply: The deadline to apply for this summer internship has been extended to April 30.
*Intern will be notified by TBA.
*Interns must be ready to start on June 1. The internship ends on August 7.
*Interns must work at least a 40-hour week, but no more.
*Please write “ArtsFund” at the top of your application.
*Email your application, along with a cover letter, resume, and writing sample, to Florinda Flores-Brown at fbrown@geminiink.org

Current Opportunities

Marketing Intern

Assist in promoting and marketing Gemini Ink classes and events; perform general office duties such as updating online calendars; researching media placement opportunities; pitching media stories; documenting Gemini Ink events and classes; and working as part of the staff team for special events.

Qualifications: Excellent grammar and writing skills are required. Proficiency with MAC and/or PC, knowledge of MS Office.

Majors: Marketing/PR, English, Education or related.

Apply: Email intern application and cover letter to Anisa Onofre, Marketing Director, at aonofre@geminiink.org with INTERNSHIP in subject line.

Programs/General Intern

Assist in coordinating various aspects of Gemini Ink classes and events, provide general office support, provide in-town transportation for out-of-town faculty, act as class proctor (requires working some evenings and weekends). Classes can be taken in exchange for proctoring. Research and recommend potential faculty, and work as part of the staff team for special events.

Qualifications: Excellent grammar, writing and editing skills are required. Proficiency with MAC and/or PC, knowledge of MS Office. Candidate should have a passion for the literary arts as well as a strong interest and background in at least one of the following areas: project planning, education, research, evaluation. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a team.
Majors: English, Language Arts, Education, Creative Writing, or related.

To apply to intern with literary programming: Email résumé/cover letter to: Alexandra van de Kamp, at avandekamp@geminiink.org with INTERNSHIP in the subject line.

To apply to the Writers in Communities Program
Email intern application, résumé/cover letter to Florinda Brown, Writers in Communities Director, at fbrown@geminiink.org with INTERNSHIP in the subject line.

Volunteer

Build your network and strengthen your skills by volunteering at San Antonio’s literary arts center. Gemini Ink offers volunteer positions on an ongoing basis. We regularly need help with our Autograph SeriesInkstravaganza, and Writers Conference programming. Please fill out our online form at the link below so we can add you to our list of volunteers.

For questions, contact Larissa Hernandez, Registrar & Operations Manager, at lhernandez@geminiink.org

Ongoing Volunteer Needs

Event Coordination

Help plan, run, and close out our various events, including our annual Writers Conference, Inkstravaganza, Autograph Series or other special events and classes.

Workshop Proctors

Proctors represent Gemini Ink when staff is not available. In exchange for proctoring, volunteers are “scholarshipped” into the class they are proctoring.