About Young Audiences/Arts for Learning:
Young Audiences/Arts for Learning, founded in Baltimore in 1950, is the nation’s largest arts-in-education network. The Maryland affiliate of Young Audiences (YA) provides 12,000 arts education opportunities to 170,000 students throughout the state each year. The staff, board, and teaching artists of YA are passionate about generating opportunities for all students to imagine, create, and realize their full potential through the arts.
YA offers its interns a unique and valuable chance to learn the ins and outs of a leading arts-in-education nonprofit and to contribute to the continued success of the organization. Our internship program is flexible and can be tailored to provide the most optimum experience for each student through a collaborative learning process.
Learning Experiences Include:
- Work with the Program Director to increase the reach of arts-in-education programming to more students across the state of Maryland.
- Assist with some marketing tasks as they relate to Young Audiences and the Program Department
- Work with the Innovation Education department to provide administrative and technical assistance in managing professional development programs and other services that enhance the ability of teaching artists, cultural organizations and teachers to transform learning through the arts.
- Assisting with coordinating logistics of educational programs such as: The Teaching Artist Institute (TAI) and other professional development workshops.
- Work with the Communications department to develop targeted marketing materials and mailing lists to increase visibility in underserved areas of the state.
- Assist with planning and coordinating special projects with school district partners.
- Assist with filing and other administrative tasks.
Requirements and skills:
- Marketing skills a huge plus!
- The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented, if not meticulous, a self-starter and have excellent communication and customer service skills.
- Positive attitude!
- Microsoft Office skills, Excel proficiency, and the ability to learn new contracting software a plus!
- Some understanding of the arts community, Maryland School System, and nonprofits.
About the Internship:
- The ideal candidate will be able to start in January and intern for 12 weeks.
- Work Schedule: flexible; Maximum of 15 hours per week
- Compensation: College Credit or Small Stipend available
Application Instructions: For consideration please email your resume and cover letter to Chaz Walters at firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Program and Education Internship” in the subject line.