The Kennedy Center

School and Community Programs
Local Programs

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.

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 CETA partner schools, meetings of DC metro area principals and arts supervisors, sessions by visiting artists and teaching artists for students and teachers.

KC Youth Council

The intern will work collaboratively with the DC School and Community Initiatives program director 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 DC School and Community Initiatives and Changing Education Through the Arts.

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