First City Art Center cultivates a creative culture that encourages people of all backgrounds, ages and skill levels to explore, participate and experiment with art. The Center provides opportunities for people to create through glassblowing, ceramics, youth art programs, flameworking, drawing, painting, and with a continued emphasis on expanding offerings.
Arts Education Internship Position Description
The Arts Education Intern gains experience working at a non-profit art center under the direction of First City Art Center staff. The intern assists with program planning, implementation of curriculum, and daily operations of the organization. The position may be tailored depending on the applicant’s major, experience, career interests and skills. The Arts Education Internship provides an invaluable opportunity to explore career possibilities within the art field.
Projects may be adjusted depending on the start and end date of the internship. The position requires a 6-12 week commitment, 8-10 hours per week.
Arts Education Internship Dates
Arts Education Internship Positions are available starting as early as April 1. Position start and end dates are flexible.
1. “Creatisphere” Art Education Assistant
“Creatisphere” is a summer art camp program offered to students ages 6-12, May 29-August 4. Teen summer workshops are also available for ages 13 – 17. These dynamic programs include a variety of hands-on experiences in pottery, sculpture, photography, STEAM projects, bookmaking, 3-D mixed media, painting, printmaking, drawing and many more. The Intern will assist the instructor in the classroom including class preparation and classroom management.
2. Art Education Administrative Support
The intern assists the Program Director with administrative tasks such as marketing, facility visitor readiness, and various administrative tasks related to Youth Art Programs.
Arts Education Internship Skills and Requirements
- The position does not require prior knowledge or work experience in art education, the intern will work under the guidance of First City Art Center staff.
- Submit resume including related coursework, work experience and references.
- The intern applicant should be recently graduated or currently pursuing a related degree such as art administration, education, art history, studio art, or gallery studies.
- Proficient research, writing and communication skills.
- Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Detail oriented, punctual, and professional.
- Required commitment of 6-12 weeks, working an average of 8-10 hours per week.
- Unpaid intern position, BUT the intern may be offered a paid summer position based on performance.
Arts Education Internship Application
Please send your resume and any questions to Create@firstcityart.org.