Yeyo Arts Collective Currently Seeking Intern!

Our internship programs at YeyoArts are uniquely structured to create learning opportunities for emerging professionals and meet the standards of our mission. We would like to invite college level juniors and seniors, recent graduates and graduate students to join our arts based internship program in the following areas:

-Research projects

-Arts instructor assistants

-Office support

-Project leaders

YeyoArts offers in-depth exposure to the art and arts administrative process. Internship projects are based on program needs and requirements and are assigned to interns with the appropriate skills and interests. The internship program builds a familiar spectrum of daily activity behind the scenes of a small arts group.

Our seasonal internship opportunities are unpaid. Interested candidates must be able to commit 1-2 days per week and/or fulfill all school requirements in scheduling. Individual internship opportunities are on a 12 week rotating basis. We welcome students from diverse academic backgrounds and experiences.

An ideal candidate must have the following experience:
- Facility and comfort with social networking sites ( Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube)
- Knowledge of MS Office applications ( Word, Powerpoint, and Excel)
- Experience with online learning environments
- Experience with Blogger or Wordpress

- Knowledge of Photoshop
– Creative experience in the arts
- Experience in Research

An interested candidate must submit one letter of interest to our intern coordinator. Please include 1 recommendation, resume and transcripts (unofficial is fine.) Recommendation should include relationship to candidate, how long the recommender has known the candidate and a brief description of the student’s character and qualifications. Please include supporting documents for college credit requirements. All materials can be mailed or emailed to organization.

We ask that internship applicants be able to research, collect and file data. Interns will have a small orientation. We ask that interns practice strong independent learning processes, and be familiar with working in an office environment. Our research projects are specific to the community work that we do. An intern will have the opportunity to research the following topics:

-Contemporary and historical social sculpture projects.
-Settlement Houses in the American South related to arts and education.
-WPA based community projects working with underserved communities & lead by women artists.
-Contemporary Artist Residency programs for women, youth and family.
-Public arts and education's role in post colonial theory. (identity, gender, etc.)

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