Americans for the Arts Summer 2017 Internships

Employer
Americans for the Arts
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Feb 06, 2017
Closes
Aug 04, 2017
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. With over 50 years of service, it is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.

The Americans for the Arts Internship Program offers undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent college graduates the opportunity to investigate and participate in the operations of the nation's leading nonprofit for advancing the arts in America. Through a combination of learning experiences, work projects, and group collaborations, interns become integral members of our team. Program benefits may include career support, member services, and a series of leadership discussions with Americans for the Arts staff. Interns are expected to participate in daily activities, contribute skills and ideas, and produce excellent work, all the while preparing to become the next generation of arts, nonprofit, and cultural leaders.

Internship Information:
  • Hours: 30 hours per week (full-time)
  • Start Date: May31st, 2017
  • End Date: Week of August 4th, 2017
  • Compensation: Paid, hourly
  • Location: Washington DC Office and New York Office (specific internship location noted in parentheses)
  • Weekly Schedule: Flexible, determined with intern supervisor after hire
Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate student, graduate student, or college graduate
  • Experience and interest in nonprofit administration and/or cultural policy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to establish priorities and juggle numerous assignments at one time
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office
Available Internships:

Local Arts Advancement Internships

  1. Local Arts Advancement (DC)
  2. Arts Marketing (NYC)

Arts and Business Internships

  1. Private Sector Initiatives (NYC)

Government and Public Affairs Internships

  1. Arts Education (DC)

External Affairs Internships

  1. Development (DC)
  2. Leadership Alliances (DC)
  3. Membership (DC)

Marketing and Research Internships

  1. Research(DC)
  2. Arts Policy (NYC)