The Kennedy Center

School and Community Programs
Events and Communications

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

Project A: Event Planning - Intern will help coordinate the planning and execution of small- and large-scale events for the Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) and National Partnerships departments including workshops, professional learning, meetings, as well as the Annual Arts Integration Conference. The intern will gain hands-on experience by assisting with the coordination of event logistics, developing event materials, and participating on-site at events. They will develop a working knowledge of best practices, trends, and challenges in the arts education field.

Project B: Communications and Social Media - The intern will edit the monthly UPDATE newsletter, which is distributed to constituents and stakeholders. The intern will analyze current social media uses for School & Community Programs, become familiar with Kennedy Center policies for uses of social media as a way for communities to keep in touch with School & Community Programs. 

Key Dates

Summer 2019 Term

Applications Due: March 17, 2019

Term Dates: June 3-August 16, 2019

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Spring 2019 Term

Application closed November 11, 2018

Term Dates: January 22-May 3, 2019

Fall 2018 Term

Term Dates: September 10-December 14, 2018