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Summer Internship Opens!

For the 8th consecutive year, we proudly announce our participation in the Los Angeles County Arts Commission Summer Internship Program. The program is a 10-week full-time paid summer internship for undergraduate college students.

Students are paid $400/week to work in nonprofit literary, performing and presenting arts organizations and municipal arts agencies throughout Los Angeles County. Interns also participate in additional educational components provided by the Arts Commission.

GRAND VISION’S LACAC INTERNSHIP:
This summer we are looking for a Production Assistant intern. The intern will work closely with the Program Manager and the Music Education Manager to produce press releases, artist bios, and graphic and videographic promotional materials.  Along with general office tasks, the intern may also have the opportunity to scout for talent and assist with stage management and/or audio tech support.

To be eligible to participate, students must meet the following criteria:
• Enrolled in a community college, four-year college or university program, and have completed at least one semester by June 1, 2015 or will complete their undergraduate degree between May 1 - September 1, 2015
• Students must either reside in Los Angeles County or attend school in Los Angeles County.
• Proof of residency (state issued ID or driver license) and college transcripts are required.
• Interested students are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the arts.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

This position is ideal for a music business student as well as marketing, graphic design, communication or other academically well-rounded students. The best candidate will have interests and/or experience in live music event production, video editing, marketing and community development. A high level of oral and written communication skills are mandatory as are basic computer skills including the Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) plus general capabilities with website content maintenance and social media. Experience with creative programs such as the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator) is a plus. The best candidate will be able to balance multiple projects and be a resourceful and innovative thinker. Must be able to work independently.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please email, in one combined PDF document: 1. A 1-page cover letter describing interests and relevant experience, 2. A 1-page resume, and 3. A 1-3 page writing sample to Ms. Taran Schindler, Program Manager at taran@grandvision.org

Candidates are welcome from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the arts. All college students regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability who meet the above criteria are eligible to apply to participate in the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program.

 


Article Posted: 3/30/2015