November 1, 2018 


FALL / WINTER DATES: November 2018 - March 2019

Billy Ritter 77 Studio is now accepting applicants for the position of: Pottery Studio Intern


In exchange for 5-8 hours per week of work, select interns will have the opportunity to learn in a functional ceramics studio, while being immersed in the production process. This is an invaluable opportunity for an aspiring potter to gain the real mechanics of running a thriving ceramic studio, (i.e. teaching ceramic skills, organizing workshops, making and selling work, glaze and clay chemistry, photography, marketing, and firing kilns).

Available Hours:

Tuesday, Thursday 1-6pm or Friday 10am-6pm, some Saturdays if possible (Shows, Sales, Traveling to Kiln Firings).

*If you are selected as an intern most likely you will be working with me one day a week for about 5-8 hours.

What I’m looking for:

Ideally, you are positive and upbeat, a hard worker, direct communicator, self-motivated, respectful, able to hustle, detail oriented, and committed to the task. Please bring your good organizational skills, a willingness to multi-task and work as part of a team. An interest in photography and video, as well as social media knowledge is desirable.

Duties include:

Meeting new people, Studio cleaning, studio organization, mixing clay and glazes, loading and unloading kilns, staging and rotating wares, merchandising, photography, data entry, packing and shipping of works, Troubleshooting, Creative thinking, Conversation, and assistance at public events and workshops.

What You’ll Get out of This Experience:

You’ll be part of all aspects of the making process from start to finish, as well as the opportunity to learn from many working professionals in my community of makers. Modest studio time, use of recycled clay, studio equipment and materials will be permitted, as time allows.

About the Studio:

My studio is located at the Historic Hildebrandt Building in the Clark-Fulton neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio.

To apply simply provide me with these things:

1. Contact information (Name, Phone, E-Mail, Website)
2. Letter of Intent (Goals you wish to obtain throughout your Internship)

3. Resume or CV (Curriculum Vitae)
4. Two (2) references and their contact information

All applications must be submitted by e-mail to
*Learn more about the studio on Instagram @billyritter77

Thank you!
Billy Ritter 77


Photo by Billy Delfs