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The Kennedy Center

School and Community Programs
Local Programs

Department description

The School and Community Programs department's mission is to support schools, communities, and their stakeholders locally and throughout the nation in order to build their capacity to develop and sustain robust arts education programs. These programs promote quality professional learning in the arts for educators, as well as equity and access to arts education for students. The programs support learning in, through, and about the arts as an integral component of a comprehensive education.

Project description

DC Partnership and CETA Events: The intern will gain hands-on experience in coordinating logistics for events held on site at the Kennedy Center and in schools. These invents include local teacher workshops, professional learning sessions in partner schools, meetings of DC metro area principals and arts supervisors, residency sessions by visiting artists and teaching artists for students and teachers in partner schools.

KC Youth Council: The intern will participate as part of the mentorship team to facilitate the Kennedy Center Youth Council program. Responsibilities will include planning and supervising workshops, meetings, and events for the Youth Council, and serving as liaison with Youth Council members.

Demographic Research and Reports: The intern will collect, analyze, and create reports with data related to schools and teachers participating in local programs.

Key Dates

Spring 2019 Term

Application Available: August 9-November 4, 2018

Term Dates: January 21-May 3, 2019

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Fall 2018 Term

Application closed July 15, 2018

Term Dates: September 10-December 14, 2018


Summer 2019 Term

Application Available: December 10-March 17, 2019

Term Dates: June 3-August 16, 2019