Open position: Maa-Tila project space is looking for an intern

We are looking for a part-time intern for Maa-Tila project space starting from the beginning of September or by agreement.

About Maa-Tila
Maa-Tila is a project space for discussion, encounters, and spatial experiments. We focus on presenting experimental, discursive, messy, critically engaged, and underrepresented practices. Maa-Tila is located in Pääskylänrinne, Sörnäinen, Helsinki. The project space is run by Art School Maa.

The tasks include, amongst other things:
• invigilating the gallery/project space and customer service when the gallery is open
• development and planning of the project space’s activities
• marketing and communications
• communication with artists
• assisting with exhibition installation
• getting to know the field of art education and organising events, networking in the field of contemporary arts
• assisting with events and other tasks at Art School Maa

Working time and duration of the internship
The internship is part-time. Working time is approximately 18 hours per week during the opening hours of Maa-Tila (Wed-Fri 2–6 pm, Sat-Sun 1–5 pm). Duration of the internship can be 4 months (part-time; from September to December) or by agreement.

For whom is this internship?
The internship is best suited for students as part of their studies or as an unemployed job seeker. Please note: A job seeker must have the possibilities for a work trial and a student must have an internship support (for example from university). This internship does not require Finnish language skills. We wish for the intern to be able to work independently and to be interested in contemporary arts and art education.

Salary payment is at least minimum wage as defined by Kela, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (for full time 1399 € / month in 2024). The salary is proportional with the working time, so with 18 hours per week the salary is 699,50€/kk.

How to apply?
Please send your motivation letter and CV by 9.6.2024 to: Please use “Internship September 2024” as the subject line and name your files “First name_Last name_September_2024”.
Interviews can be held already during the application time, latest in week 25.

For more information about Maa-Tila, please check:

For more information about the internship, you can contact Maa-Tila’s coordinator Emma Lilja via Please use “Question about internship September 2024” as the subject line.