Education Intern (Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship)

P.S. ARTS

Los Angeles, CA

Reports To: Deputy Director

Location: Remote & the P.S. ARTS Office, as needed or required

Schedule: Office Hours 9AM – 5PM

Designation: Full-Time, Temporary; Non-exempt

Length of Residency: June – August 2022, 10 weeks

Salary: $16.04/hour

 

Position Summary:

The P.S. ARTS Education internship is a part of the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship program and is funded by the Getty Foundation. This internship is intended for outstanding students who are members of underrepresented groups in careers related to museums and the visual arts.

To be eligible, candidates must:
- Be of a group underrepresented in museums and visual arts organizations, including, but not limited to, individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander descent;
- Be a currently enrolled undergraduate. Students must have completed at least one semester or two quarters of college by June 2021. Students graduating in May or June 2021 are also eligible. (Students who are enrolled in a second BA or BS program are not eligible.)
- Reside or attend college in Los Angeles County; AND
- Be a United States citizen or permanent resident.

Please refer to the Getty website for full eligibility requirements.: http://www.getty.edu/foundation/funding/leaders/current/mui_students.html

P.S. ARTS’ Education internship will provide a hands-on experience in working with a leading arts education nonprofit in the areas of school-based arts programming and community engagement. Working within the Programs department, the Intern will develop various education documents (e.g., curriculum, presentation materials, resource guides, etc.) to support P.S. ARTS faculty and supplement programming.

Key Internship Takeaways:

Gain an understanding of best practices in standards-based programming & curriculum design.
Insight into nonprofit general operations & administration.
Transferable admin, programming, & program development skills.
As will all P.S. ARTS employees, the Intern will take part in a comprehensive performance management program which includes weekly department meetings along with one-on-one meetings with the Deputy Director to track progress on goals, and an end-of-internship exit interview. The Intern is also expected to model P.S. ARTS’ values of Art, Community, Equity, Innovation, Excellence, and Life-long Learning.

Qualifications and Training:

- Highly motivated and self-directed
- Demonstrated interest in education programming, arts education, and non-profit admin
- Demonstrated interest in working with diverse and under-resourced communities.
- Organizational skills, strong written and oral communication skills.
- Familiarity with CA Visual and Performing Arts Standards, preferred.
- Knowledge of K-8 visual arts curriculum design, preferred.

Responsibilities:

- Research and develop new visual arts lesson plans for P.S. ARTS To Go! projects centered around upcoming museum exhibitions and permanent collections at local cultural institutions.
- Create a museum resource guide connecting the communities we serve to local museums and cultural institutions where families can experience art and museum-based public programming.
- Support the community programs team with creating family-friendly visual arts lessons and PowerPoint presentations for P.S. ARTS Family Art Nights.
- Lead P.S. ARTS staff in bimonthly Art Labs.
- Develop a guide for our annual program theme and anchor works - research the artists and anchor works and create essential questions and enduring understandings.
- Provide logistical and administrative support to the Programs department during P.S. ARTS’ two- day intensive professional development training for our full faculty.
- Update and archive a Best of P.S. ARTS collection of images taken at school sites and events.
- Contribute to social media platforms and the P.S. ARTS blog by writing about their internship experience and arts education topics of interest.

Please note this description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the Intern for this internship. Changes may be made in response to department needs and the Intern’s interests.

Working Conditions:
- Bend, twist, reach, stand and/or sit for long periods of time.
- View LCD screens for long periods of time.
- Occasionally work with video equipment & comfort with recording and/or being recorded.
- Occasionally lift, push, or carry supplies, equipment, instruments, or furniture up to 40lbs.
- Mileage reimbursement is provided if travel beyond a regular commute is required.

 

Please submit application items to [email protected] with the subject line “EDUCATION INTERN” by 4/22/2022.

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