Want to work at Antaeus this summer? AND get paid? Here’s the official scoop…
125 PAID SUMMER INTERNSHIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS AVAILABLE THROUGH LOS ANGELES COUNTY ARTS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Eligibility requirements expanded Summer job opportunities for 125 college students are now available through the L.A. County Arts Internship Program. The positions are for 10 weeks and pay $350 per week. Interns also take part in educational and arts networking activities. Through the program, interns gain real work experience to strengthen their resumes and develop business skills that can be put to use in their future careers.
To support the internships, Los Angeles County, through its Arts Commission, has given grants totaling $500,000 to 95 performing, literary, media and municipal arts organizations throughout the County. The internship program celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2009. More than 1100 college students have participated in the program since its inception in the summer of 2000.
Descriptions of and contacts for the 125 internship positions are posted on the Arts Commission’s web site. Go to www.lacountyarts.org, click on Internships, then 2009 Internship Positions. The direct link is http://lacountyarts.org/internships/docs/internships_postings09.pdf (the description of the Antaeus internship is on p5).
Interested college students should apply directly to the organization offering the internship, not the Arts Commission. General information on the internship program is also available on the web site. Eligibility requirements for the internships have been expanded in 2009. Graduating seniors who complete their undergraduate degrees by September 1, 2009 are eligible as well as undergraduates. Undergraduates must have completed at least one semester of college by June 2009 and be currently enrolled (full-time) in a community college or a four-year university. Applicants must be resident in and/or attending school in Los Angeles County.