Internships at The Art Studio provide students with valuable hands on experience in a teaching studio using a variety of teaching skills through observing and assisting Art Class and Summer Art Camp teachers. Interns will learn about the Summer Art Camp program for children and teens ages 5 and up. Interns will help facilitate studio activities, art projects, games, and sensory explorations. At the end of the summer, under the guidance of the Studio Director, interns will work to plan and lead a lesson at a camp using what they have learned over the course of the internship. Commitment is required for eight weeks.
Purpose: To assist the Studio Director, Camp Coordinator and Teachers in the preparation, administration and facilitation of our art classes and art camp program.
Length: Approximately 12 weeks for Spring Semester. 8 weeks for Summer Semester
Terms: Spring (January-April) and Summer (June -July)
Education: undergraduate or graduate student
Area of Study: Studio Art, Art History, or Education
Hours: Flexible 10-30 hours per week
All applicants should submit a resume, 2 recommendations and a personal statement informing as to why they are interested and a qualified candidate for this internship opportunity.
Assist with day-to-day camp functions, helping teachers with set-up and clean-up, student check in, and pickup, and interacting with parents and caregivers
Encourage students with art projects, modeling skills and helping problem solve when needed
Under the guidance of the Studio Director and class/Camp Teacher to plan and lead a lesson at a camp
Represent The Art Studio in a professional manner and appearance
Open to college students; may count as community hours or class credit, subject to school approval.
Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
Previous experience working with children or in art education
Applications must include all of the below items in order to be complete. Please attach your resume and personal statement in your application form, as specified below. Please direct two references to submit a letter of recommendation through the Art Internship Recommendation Form. All items must be received no later than April 1, 2021.
Please save the files with your last name and document type in the title: e.g. Smith_Personal Statement.
Resume or CV
Submit in application under Upload Resume.
Personal Statement Cover Letter
A detailed one to two page statement explaining your interest in The Art Studio internship. Include information about any prior experience working with or teaching children and/or any experience in an arts environment.
Submit in application under Upload Personal Statement Letter.
Submit 4 images of your artwork.
Submit in application under Upload Personal Artwork.
Two Letters of Recommendation
Two letters of recommendation must be submitted directly by your recommenders. One of these letters must be from an academic reference. Recommenders submit through the Art Internship Recommendation Form.