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  Spring 2018 Arts Learning and Programming Intern Job viewed 133 times.
  Job Description

FirstWorks seeks a process-oriented, flexible, enthusiastic intern to join its Staff for the spring of 2018.  The intern will gain experience working with professional arts programming and nonprofit education strategies. Duties include implementing educational and performance programs, artist liaison, outreach, and assisting in the general day-to-day operations of the FirstWorks office. Interns should be available from 15 to 20 hours per week.  Positions are available January through June 2018. Both graduate level and qualified undergraduate students may apply. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Work directly with FirstWorks Director of Education and Community Outreach to develop, publicize, and implement educational & outreach activities at schools & other venues
  • Assist Program Manager with details relating to logistics, artist needs, database maintenance, and technical needs for educational & public performances
  • Assist with stage and/or house management at FirstWorks events and with all on-site, artist residency & educational activity requirements
  • Provide general support to the organization in various areas as needed. Arts Learning and Program interns are expected to be comfortable working both within their specific field and as an all-hands-on-deck resource for the FirstWorks Staff


Required skills:

  • Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Availability to staff events on week nights & weekends where needed
  • Willingness to handle generalized tasks as needed including office tasks and computer work


Valuable skills:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Self-motivated work ethic
  • Strong organizational ability
  • Enthusiasm for and knowledge of the performing arts
  Metro Area Providence RI
  Job Location City Providence
  Job Location State Rhode Island
  Job Location Zip 02903
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Administration, Database management, Event planning, Project management
  Prefered Experience 1 year(s)
  Job Type Internship
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Nov. 14, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name FirstWorks
  Organizational Focus Art, Children and Youth, Community Building and Renewal
  Contact Person Holly Taylor
  Contact Phone (401) 421-4278
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email
  Web Address

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