621 Intern Application

The 621 Gallery Internship Program provides “real world” work & learning experiences for college students in related fields of study, such as arts administration, art education, art history, marketing, hospitality, communications, museum studies, and graphic design. 

Working under the supervision of the Executive Director, Dr. Jan DeCosmo, interns will assist with the daily tasks that culminate in the gallery’s exhibitions, programs and special events. The Gallery offers the chance for students to build their resumes and receive letters of recommendation at the completion of a successful Internship Program.


  1. Art Administration: Grant writing and office management
  2. Fundraising: Create and manage events for fundraising
  3. Graphic Design and Marketing: Manage social media and website
  4. Gallery Management/Exhibitions: Preparator and exhibition design
  5. Art Education: Create education events and help manage workshops for the public



  1. Open and close the gallery for the public during hours of operation (Thursday to Sunday 1 to 5pm)
  2. Take photos to document events
  3. Help run workshops and other activities at the gallery
  4. Work with other interns to run openings during First Friday



Internships are offered:

Fall: September to December

Spring: January to May

Summer: May to August

Internships coincide with the academic year, and are limited in availability. Positions are awarded based on the candidate’s skills, abilities, interests, and perceived dedication to the program. Interns earn college credit and practicum experience (as arranged by the intern with the appropriate college advisor.)

Required Commitment: 10-15 hours per week minimum

Eligibility: College undergraduate and graduate students



Submit the following:

Completed internship application (621 Gallery Internship Application form can be downloaded above)

Cover letter discussing skills, abilities, knowledge, & career goals


* Intern applications are based on rolling admissions so please apply early


E-mail as a PDF attachment to:

Dr. Jan DeCosmo
621 Industrial Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32310

621 Volunteer Application

The 621 Gallery is a non-profit contemporary art exhibition and gathering space offering diverse experiences in Tallahassee, providing access to quality art and interactive opportunities. The 621 Gallery will be a unique leader and innovator in contemporary progressive art for all.



With the help and support of our community through volunteerism, we are able to bring unique cultural opportunities to Tallahassee. By volunteering to assist the gallery in various areas of arts management you help us maintain low operating costs so that we may keep our exhibitions and sculpture garden free to the public and ensure cultural access to all. Also, as a 621 volunteer you gain “real world” experience with Tallahassee’s space for cutting-edge contemporary art since 1981.



1. Gallery Monitor
2. Office Assistant
3. Graphic Design and Marketing
4. Exhibition Installation
5. Special Events
6. Facility Upgrades (Painting, Landscaping, etc)
7. Other Activities as Needed



621 Gallery recruits volunteers throughout the year. Volunteer orientation meetings are held once in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Volunteers are required to attend one orientation meeting during their volunteer position at the 621 Gallery.

Required commitment: 1 hour/week or one special event/year minimum

Eligibility: The 621 Gallery welcomes volunteers with any level of experience, but prefers those with an interest in contemporary art. Primarily we seek volunteers who have a passion for enhancing the quality of life in Tallahassee by bringing contemporary art experiences to Florida’s Capital City.


Submit a completed volunteer application

Email documents as PDF attachments to:

Dr. Jan DeCosmo, Director
621 Gallery
621 Industrial Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32310


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for a Volunteer without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, martial status, citizenship, or any other protected status.