Arts Education Intern, School Services


youTHink is an innovative education program of the Zimmer Children’s Museum. youTHink uses the power of art to foster critical thinking, engage diverse learners, promote literacy and serve as a tool for social change. youTHink’s School Services provide art/education lessons in California’s public schools along with professional development opportunities for teachers. Youth Services provide meaningful art, leadership and community involvement opportunities for middle and high school youth beyond the classroom.


The School Services Arts Education Intern will work 6-8 hours/ week during business hours, to provide administrative and logistical support for youTHink programming in Los Angeles Title I schools.  The intern will be part of a dynamic team, gain valuable experience in a nonprofit organization, and contribute to our goals of raising awareness and civic action and encouraging self-expression through art.


We seek an intern who:

• Is well-organized and detail oriented

• Has strong written and oral communication skills

• Has strong computer skills

• Is a quick learner and is eager to learn

• Cares about the arts, social justice, public education and LA youth


Responsibilities include:

• Logging lesson confirmation forms on the organization database.

• Tracking number of students served and demographic information.

• Managing the teacher evaluation process, by monitoring submissions and contacting teachers to facilitate completion of evaluations.

• Assisting with ordering, organizing and distributing art supplies for youTHink lessons. This includes preparing all youTHink lesson supplies for the School Services Coordinator before lessons.

• Providing classroom support as well as periodic photo and video documentation at youTHink lessons.

College credit may be available, depending on your college or university.


To apply, please send a cover letter and copy of your resume by Friday, September 26, to David Bryant, Program Administrator, at [email protected].


youTHink is program of the Zimmer Children’s Museum, and strives to build a team that reflects the cultural diversity of Los Angeles, the constituencies, and neighborhoods it serves.