INTERNSHIPS IN THE ARTS
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 Master Teaching Artists. 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.
For more information, please contact ArtWorks Program Director Ivy Bennett (Ivy@A4Lmiami.org or 305-576-1212 ext. 36)
- Create art
- Learn how to work independently and together to meet deadlines
- Discover hidden strengths
- Develop workforce skills
- Build upon each other’s talents
- Acquire community service hours
- Exhibit and perform
- Participate in writing workshops (including resume development)
- Practice public speaking
- Learn about money management
- Participate in performance reviews and feedback sessions
- Learn how to network
- Build friendships with students from different schools
- Learn why the arts are important to a community’s identity and success
- Have access to College Advisors and Tutors
- Learn about careers in the arts
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 Summer 2023 Internship
Arts for Learning (A4L)’s ArtWorks Summer Internship program is a six-week paid internship in the arts. Interns will work alongside a Master Teaching Artist (MTA) in an artistic co-op of their choice to create works of art, while learning key workforce development skills. All Summer 2023 internships will be in-person.
Interns will be paid $11.00/hour. Interns will receive payment for 180 hours of work during the six-week program. Interns will also participate in college advisement and goal-setting workshops.
ELIGIBILITY & QUALIFICATIONS
For current 9th – 12th graders only.
Must be at least 14 years old.
Must be a Florida resident and meet I9 work eligibility requirements
Non residents may receive community service credit hours
Prior arts experience is not necessary, but applicants should have a strong interest in the arts and a willingness to learn in a diverse setting.
June 20 – July 28, 2023*
*There will be no sessions on Monday, June 19th and Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Juneteenth and Independence Day.
Monday – Friday
Time: 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Miami Dade College Koubek Center
2705 SW 3rd Street, Miami, FL 33135
*A second location may be added
Deadline: FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2023 AT 4 PM!
For more information, please contact ArtWorks Program Director Ivy Bennett (Ivy@A4Lmiami.org or (305) 576-1212 ext. 36)