Calling All Fabulous Interns!
The NoHo Arts Community and the www.nohoartsdistrict.com team love good news, especially when it involves simultaneously assisting our youth and making art. Our friends at the L.A. County Arts Commission have fabulous paid summer internship opportunities for qualified college students. Students interested in the arts should check out the list of qualifications and internship opportunities and apply today.
The internships are limited to students who:
- Live or attend college in L.A. County
- Are currently enrolled as an undergraduate
- Have completed at least one semester of college by June 1, 2014 or will complete their undergraduate degree between May 1 – September 1, 2014
- Please note: Students who have already participated in the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program are not eligible to participate a second time
Some of our local NoHo and Valley arts organizations that are looking for interns are:
Check out the L.A. County Arts Commission’s full 2014 summer internship list HERE>>
DEADLINE: May 16, 2014 but get them in as early as possible.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply directly to the organization – see full list
In 2000, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors established the Arts Internship Program to provide internships for nonprofit performing, presenting, literary and municipal arts organizations. This program is a companion program to the Getty Multicultural Internship Program, which provides internships to museums and visual arts organizations.
The purpose of the County’s program is to provide undergraduate students with meaningful on-the-job training and experience working in nonprofit arts organizations, while assisting arts organizations and developing future arts leaders. Through this program, students develop a deeper understanding of the work involved in nonprofit arts administration, better understand the role of the arts in communities and develop “real life” business skills that can be put to use in their future careers. During the 10-week summer internships, participating organizations gain the assistance of a motivated student to help with special or seasonal projects. Participating organizations also play an important role in developing potential new leaders and advocates in the arts sector, who may go on to pursue careers in arts administration or take on board or volunteer responsibilities.
Combined, the Getty and County programs continue to provide the largest paid arts internship program in the United States, employing more than 190 undergraduate interns in arts organizations across LA County during the summer of 2013 alone.
The Los Angeles County Arts Commission gratefully acknowledges the support of The Getty Foundation in providing the funding for the educational program components of the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program.
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