SUMMER ART CAMP INTERNSHIP

Summer Art Camp 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 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 camp using what they have learned over the course of the internship. Morning or afternoon shifts may vary week to week, typically 8:30 am-1:00 pm or noon-4:30 pm. Commitment is required for eight weeks.

 

Purpose: To assist the Studio Director, Camp Coordinator and Camp Teachers in the preparation, administration and facilitation of our summer art camp program.

Length: Approximately 8 weeks

Terms:  Summer (June -July)

Education: high school or college student

Area of Study: Studio Art, Art History, or Education

Hours:  Flexible 20-30 hours per week, M-F from 8:30am-4:30pm

 

All applicants should submit a resume and a personal statement informing as to why they are interested and a qualified candidate for this internship opportunity. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with day-to-day camp functions, including signing campers in and out, managing carpool, interacting with parents and caregivers, and helping teachers with set-up and clean-up

  • Encourage campers with art projects, modeling skills and helping problem solve when needed

  • Under the guidance of the Studio Director to plan and lead a camp

  • Represent The Art Studio in a professional manner and appearance

 

REQUIREMENTS

Open to high school and 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

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

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 Summer Art Camp Internship Recommendation Form. All items must be received no later than April 30, 2019.

 

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.

Portfolio*

Submit 4 images of your artwork.

Submit in application under Upload Personal Artwork.

*College students only.

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 Summer Art Camp Internship Recommendation Form.

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