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PAID INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE AT CANTON CLAY WORKS, LLC Canton, CT:
The Canton Clay Works is presently accepting applications for two paid
internships positions. Canton Clay Works, LLC is a premier ceramic studio in northwest CT,
featuring an extraordinary studio with several sophisticated kilns seldom found in a small
Internship applicants must be hardworking and reliable individuals with a comprehensive
education and/or experience in throwing and hand building techniques.
12-15 “studio hours” of paid studio assistance on average per week required. Some weeks
may require less than 12-15 hours and some weeks may require more than 12-15 hours
depending upon the volume of activities in the studio. Additional paid hours of work outside of
normal duties may be available throughout the year.
Mixing glazes, pugging clay, studio maintenance, preparation of wood (moving and/ or
stacking), maintenance and firing of numerous kilns (two varieties of wood kilns, Naborigama
(salt and soda) and Climbing Train Kiln), Raku, Saggar and gas reduction. Facility and building
maintenance duties such as shoveling walkways during winter months will also be included.
This is a fabulous opportunity for the serious ceramic artist to develop new works, portfolio
pieces, while receiving extensive and detailed training and experience firing numerous varieties
of kiln. Hours incurred making the individual’s own ceramic wares, loading, and firing of those
wares are not considered part of the “studio hours”
• All positions will complete an initial 90-day trial period. A one-year commitment from our
applicants is requested. Visit our website to learn more about us at
www.cantonclayworks.com. Send artist statement, resume, written references and e- portfolio
to firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions, call 860-693-1000.