Camille Devoney, 2013 summer intern
Camille Devoney, USC — 2013 Arts Summer Intern

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve been awarded a ten-week, paid summer internship for undergraduates through the LA County Arts Commission. Below is the description and how to apply. The deadline to submit is Monday, April 25 at 12pm.

You can read about eligibility requirements here.

Community Programs Intern

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Community Programs Intern will be primarily responsible for coordinating our 2016 Ovation Awards Voter recruitment, renewal and training process for a voter body of about 250 voters, which includes communicating with theatre artists of all types (producers, executive directors, actors, writers, designers, etc). The Ovation Awards are LA’s premier theatre awards program created to recognize excellence in theatrical performance, production and design. Additionally, the intern will assist with all LA STAGE Alliance events, spend time in the LA STAGE Space Warehouse Co-Op working with props/costumes/set pieces, and contribute research and/or content for LASA’s digital publication, @ This Stage.

SKILLS REQUIRED

This position is ideal for an intern interested in better understanding the depth and breadth of artists and arts and cultural organizations in the Greater Los Angeles region, with a specific focus on working theatre professionals. The intern should be outgoing and a skilled communicator, both on the phone and via email, as the bulk of the intern’s time will be spent learning about and communicating with artists in Los Angeles. The intern should feel comfortable joining a team of committed artists/arts administrators, and enjoy a flexible, fast-moving and multitasking work environment, where projects and tasks can change daily. Preferably, the intern will possess strong technical/computer skills and be familiar with one or more traditional database/information programs.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter (writing samples are optional) to Crystal Diaz at cdiaz@lastagealliance.com. Include in the subject line of the email: Internship Application for [Name of Applicant]. If there are questions, please call (213) 614-0556 x 717.


ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

This internship is sponsored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. 132 undergraduate interns will participate in the program this year at 107 performing, presenting, and literary nonprofit arts organizations and municipal arts agencies throughout LA County. In addition to their full-time 10 week paid internship, interns will participate in educational events as part of the program, which is funded by the Getty Foundation. The educational events are designed to provide interns with a broader perspective of the vibrant arts and cultural landscape of the County. For additional information on the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the Arts Internship Program, and for a complete list of all the internships offered this summer, visit the Arts Commission website at lacountyarts.org.

2 Responses

  1. Hello,

    I am curious about applying for the summer internship program. I am about to graduate from my undergrad program. Will I be eligible to apply even though I will be graduating? Thanks very much!

    1. Hi Tom!

      Here are the eligibility requirements:

      Student eligibility for internship positions is limited to currently enrolled undergraduate (2- or 4-year) college students who reside or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 1, 2016 or will complete their undergraduate degree between May 1 – September 1, 2016 in order to be eligible to participate. Students who have already earned a BA, BS or a higher degree are not eligible. Students who have previously participated in the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program are not eligible to participate a second time.

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