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Paid Summer Arts Internships: Applications Open Now

May 4, 2021

Applications are open for the Philadelphia Summer Arts Intern program. All internships are paid, and the program runs from June 7th to August 9th. Interns work 28 hours per week and are paid $15.00 per hour. Internships may take place virtually or on-site, as decided by the host institution.

To Apply:

Applications are reviewed as they are received, so apply now to increase your chances of being selected!
Step 1) Submit an application here to determine your eligibility for the program.
Step 2) Apply directly to each of your preferred positions using the same link. 

Open positions include:
Graphic Design Intern at the Free Library of Philadelphia
Digital Programming Intern or Historical Mapping Intern at the Founder’s Hall at Girard College
Museum Education Intern at the Fabric Workshop and Museum
Check back for positions at The Barnes Foundation, The Woodmere Art Museum, The Brandywine Workshops & Archives, and The Rosenbach Library and Museum.

What do Arts Intern do?

Coming from many different backgrounds, Arts Interns bring their unique voices to arts and cultural organizations. Among other things, Arts Interns may prepare exhibits, provide content for installations, or build and organize community events. Positions are offered in different departments across a wide array of museums and cultural institutions.

In addition to working in their host institution, Arts Interns complete a unique educational component. This includes visits and seminars with museum and arts professionals through which interns gain behind-the-scenes access and learn about careers in the field.

Eligibility Requirements:

1) Students must be be pursuing a bachelor’s degree. Summer applicants must be enrolled for Fall 2021.
2) Students must either reside or attend college in the same city as the organization that hosts them.
3) Students must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of less than $5,000. This number is on the Student Aid Report on the FAFSA form. To see what it looks like, click here.



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