The Kennedy Center

School and Community Programs
Community Partnerships Intern

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

Intern will help coordinate the planning and execution of small- and large-scale events for Community Partnerships team. These events include special events for local schools tied to Kennedy center programming, meetings of DC metro area principals and arts supervisors, as well as preparing for two large national network events: the Partners in Education Annual Meeting and Any Given Child Exchange. 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.

The intern will develop and support network communications across programs and departments, including webinar, email and newsletter communications designed to build network cohesion. The intern will work with the team to develop new processes for ensuring cohesive communications.

Key Dates

Fall 2019 Term

Applications Due: July 15, 2019

Term Dates: September 9-December 13, 2019

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Summer 2019 Term

Application closed March 17, 2019

Term Dates: June 3-August 16, 2019

Spring 2020 Term

Term Dates: January 21-May 1, 2020

Application will be up on December 1, 2019