The Kennedy Center

Research and Evaluation Intern

The Kennedy Center Research and Evaluation team is charged with studying the impact of various education programs on different constituents, including students, teachers, artists, and Kennedy Center partners. We are looking for a passionate individual who is interested in learning about arts evaluation and research on a collaborative team. Experience in research, database and website management, and strong writing skills, is desirable but not required. We value a willingness to learn and a sense of creativity!

Intern will experience how research studies in the arts are set up, reviewed and administered, and participate in collaborative decision making. Intern will learn how data are analyzed and how to share data visually, orally, and in writing for multiple audiences, with opportunity to create products worthy of inclusion on resume. Intern will develop an awareness of the role and importance of research in arts field and have practice in articulating that to internal audiences.

Gather Information/Data

Collect data online and in-person, during on-site conferences and performances, as well as in local schools, from young audiences, teachers, and other participants in our work nationally and locally in order to inform our work.

Presentation Design and Development

Prepare online and written products, including, data visualization, posters, literature reviews, and article drafts for presentation and publication.

Data management

Participate in data management tasks such as, data entry, transcription and interpretation of datasets.

Key Dates

Fall 2018 Term

Application Available: May 1-July 15, 2018

Term Dates: September 10-December 14, 2018

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Summer 2018 Term

Application closed March 30, 2018

Term Dates: June 4-August 17, 2018

Spring 2019 Term

Application Available: August 1-November 2, 2018

Term Dates: January 21-May 3, 2019