Multicultural Arts Management Interns – Arts & Business Council of NY
WHO: Arts & Business Council of New York:
Multicultural Arts Management Internship program
Interns are placed at various nonprofit arts organizations to learn the
business of the arts. Each intern spends ten weeks at a New York City arts
organization, working Monday through Friday, full time. In addition, interns
attend site visits to all participating arts organizations; an opening
orientation breakfast meeting; weekly social gatherings and/or workshops; and a
closing ceremony and reception. Each year, the Arts & Business Council of
New York matches select undergraduate students with New York City arts
organizations who need their help and with corporate mentors who can guide
their personal and professional growth. Interns may complete projects in marketing
and communications, development (fundraising), event planning, audience
development, community outreach, and more. Participating students come from
around the country, and they bring with them a variety of personal and academic
backgrounds. Intern host arts organizations represent a range of disciplines,
including music, dance, theater, visual arts, museums, and arts services. And
last but not least, corporate mentors hold numerous professional occupations
but share a common passion for the arts and desire to guide a young person in
Intern applications deadline: February 19, 2010.
dates: June 7 – August 13, 2010.
• Become a part of New York City's vibrant
• Gain hands-on experience in arts management, by working on projects that are
designed to increase applicable skills, contacts, and future job prospects
• Benefit from the experience and skills of seasoned arts administrators and
receive one-on-one guidance from a personal corporate mentor
• Make friends and have fun experiencing the arts and culture of New York City
with fellow interns!
The Arts Management Internship program is designed to diversify the field of
arts management and thus seeks candidates from traditionally under-represented
backgrounds in the field, e.g. individuals of African-American, Asian/Pacific
Islander, Latina/o, or Native American descent. In its review of candidates,
ABC/NY will give preference to these applicants.
TO APPLY: Additional information and application procedures are available at www.artsandbusiness-ny.org/sc/internship.