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LACAC Intern for Arts Learning - CLOSED
April 2, 2012
Through the generous support of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission's Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program, the Arts Council for Long Beach is accepting applications for a paid summer internship in its Arts Learning department.
The Arts Learning Intern will be responsible for developing a completed student workbook and teacher's manual for the department's public art education program Eye on Design. Project details include taking the current draft versions to completion by gathering missing research, materials and images, formatting the "look" of the guide and providing input and direction for final layout and production. Additionally, the intern will be exposed to other essential responsibilities of the Arts Learning department by serving as an associate to the department's director.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint and Excel; excellent organizational skills; visual/artistic understanding of layout, design and graphics; an ability to conduct research on and off site; an ability to work independently; take direction easily and have excellent communication skills; be willing to take the lead on particular projects and report progress to the director. Studies in arts education are preferred, but not required.
To be considered for the position, applicants:
- Must be a currently enrolled undergraduate college student who resides or attends college in Los Angeles County. (Must have completed at least one semester of college by June 1, 2012 or will complete an undergraduate degree by September 1, 2012 in order to be eligible to participate. Students who have already earned a BA, BS or a higher degree are not eligible.)
- Must work for ten uninterrupted weeks between June and September 2012 at 37.5 hours per week during standard office hours.
- If hired, must be able to attend a required Arts Summit event and participate in a learning community of interns sponsored by the LA County Arts Commission.
The intern will be paid $350 per week for 37.5 hours of work for 10 weeks.
Applicants should submit a detailed cover letter outlining their qualifications for the position, two references and resume. The resume should include education, work experience and extracurricular activities. Please email all application materials to Anne Huyck, Director of Arts Learning, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline for the Arts Council for Long Beach is April 16, 2012 at 5 p.m. PST.
For more information about the Arts Council for Long Beach, please visit www.artslb.org. For additional information about the Los Angeles County Arts Commission's Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program please visit http://lacountyarts.org/internship.html.