The Kennedy Center

Turnaround Arts Intern

The Turnaround Arts program uses arts education as a tool in school reform for the nation's most underserved public schools. Through ambitious and strategic arts investments - aimed at impacting every hallway, every classroom, every staff member, and every student in the school - Turnaround Arts fuels whole-school transformation. We are looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented individual with a knack for writing and organizing content, as well as a passion for the arts, civil rights and education issues.

High-Profile School Event Planning

The intern will help coordinate and contribute to the execution of high-profile local and national school events. They will gain hands-on experience in coordinating event logistics, including Turnaround Artist visits and student performances. They will also have the opportunity to participate in DC area events.

School Demographic Research

The intern will collect, analyze and present data related to students, teachers and administrative staff at Turnaround Arts schools. They will gain hands-on experience analyzing and visually presenting information to better inform the work of Turnaround Arts. Data will be used for funder grant reporting, in conjunction with future planning for the program.

Website and Media Maintenance

The intern will help research, develop and maintain enticing and informative copy across the Turnaround Arts website, with a focus on programmatic developments in the spring.

Key Dates

Spring 2018 Term

Application Available: September 8 - November 18, 2017

Term Dates: January 22- May 4, 2018

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