ARTWORKS:
INTERNSHIPS IN THE ARTS

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Hired to Create. Inspired to Succeed.

ArtWorks is an internship program in the arts for high school (9th – 12th grade) students. Each year, Arts for Learning hires student interns to work in co-ops to flex their creative muscles and learn essential career skills while making and producing works of art.

Intern co-ops are divided by artistic discipline and work under the guidance of an Arts for Learning Project Facilitator. Currently, Arts for Learning offers internships in visual and performing arts. Each year, Arts for Learning will add new internships in disciplines such as music, film, design, animation, and architecture. Once hired, interns report to work at Arts for Learning’s summer satellite locations throughout the Wynwood Arts District and Coconut Grove.

ArtWorks Interns:

By giving students the opportunity to learn and practice essential 21st century career skills such as communication and collaboration skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills, as well as the ability to think and work creatively with others, ArtWorks not only inspires students to succeed, but also ensures they have the skills to do so.

No prior experience in the arts is necessary.
High schools students must be at least 14 years old to apply and eligible to work in the U.S. (for paid internship).

 

ArtWorks Internship in the Arts

(Paid Internship)

The ArtWorks Internship program is a year-long internship in the arts. The commitment includes both fall and spring semesters (32 weeks), as well as a 6-week summer internship for selected students. Interns will work alongside a Project Facilitator in a specific artistic discipline of their choice to create works of art, while learning key workforce development skills. A mandatory writing lab and tutoring (for interns with a C or lower in core classes) are a requirement of participation. Interns will learn about careers within the arts, benefit from financial literacy workshops, and have access to a College Advisor. Interns will also produce public performances and exhibitions of their work.

During the school year, interns will receive payment for 63 hours of work and 12 hours of community service. Interns will also participate in 12 hours of unpaid skill development and 6 hours of financial literacy training, including a workshop on financing college tuition.

2016-17 Schedule*

Start Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016

*Internship schedule may include week day and/or Saturday evening events. Schedules subject to change.

Locations

Bakehouse Art Complex: 561 NW 32nd Street, Miami, FL 33127 – Visual Arts
The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse: 404 NW 26th Street, Miami, FL 33127 – Performing Arts

Apply now! Applications are due Monday, August 29, 2016!

Click here to download the ArtWorks Internship Application.

 

ArtWorks Internship in Visual Arts

(Internship for Honors Credit)

This internship program hosts students from the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Honors and Executive Internship Program (HEIP). All applicants must meet HEIP requirements in order to apply (see HEIP Handbook for details). In lieu of payment, students receive one to two honors academic credits for participation.** Interested applicants must complete an ArtWorks Application and an HEIP application.

This internship is offered to 11th and 12th grade students only.

2016-17 Schedule*

*Intern schedules will be determined on an individual basis.

**To receive one Honors academic credit, Interns are required to log five hours per week. To receive two Honors academic credits, Interns are required to log 10 hours per week.

Location

Lewis Arts Studio: 101 Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove, FL 33133

Apply now! Applications are due Wednesday, August 31, 2016!

Click here to download the ArtWorks Internship in Visual Arts Application.

Click here to download the HEIP Application – Required

Click here to download the HEIP Handbook for more information.

 

ArtWorks Summer Internship

Arts for Learning’s ArtWorks Summer program is a 6-week, partially paid internship in the arts. Interns will work alongside a Project Facilitator in a specific artistic co-op of their choice to create works of art, while learning key workforce development skills; all interns are required to attend a one-hour writing lab each week. Interns will also produce public performances and exhibitions of their work.

2016 Summer Schedule
June 20, 2016 – July 30, 2016

  • Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm, with some later evenings and Saturdays required.*
    *Schedule is subject to change.

Locations

Bakehouse Art Complex: 561 NW 32nd Street, Miami, FL 33127 – Visual Arts

The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse: 404 NW 26th Street, Miami, FL 33127 – Performing Arts

ArtWorks Summer Applications will be available Spring 2017.

For more information, please contact ArtWorks Program Director Ivy Bennett ([email protected] or (305) 576-1212 ext. 36)