Dear Community Partners;

This is a reminder that the application for our Spotlight on the Arts paid summer internship and enrichment program in the arts is due on April 14. Please share this opportunity with your youth. Attached is a flyer and application.

Spotlight on the Arts is California Lawyers for the Arts’ summer internship and enrichment program for high school youth interested in the arts. Youth are paid a flat stipend of $1200 for a seven week/20 hour per week commitment from June 9th through July 28th. Youth must be 14-17 with priority for low-income youth.

Weekly workshops complement internships with interactive exercises in conflict resolution, communication, goal setting, presentations from professional speakers about diverse arts careers, tours of arts facilities, as well as individual college and career advising.

Partnering organizations where interns are placed are arts education providers and presenters in theatre, fine and applied arts, writing, media, photography, music and dance including: 826 Valencia, A.C.T. Costume Rental Shop, BAYCAT, BAVC, Blue Bear School of Music, Boys and Girls Club’s Art Departments, Chinese Culture Center, de Young Museum, Recology Artists in Residence Program, Root Division, Southern Exposure, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Depending on the site, youth may assist instructors and develop their own projects, work in retail and serve as tour guides, as well as work in office settings with responsibilities such as social media marketing, developing website content, graphic design, videography, photography, and administrative tasks  We encourage sites to assign a variety of tasks and projects so that youth are engaged and always learning new things!

Warm regards,

Jill Roisen
Senior Program Manager

Arts and Community Development Project

California Lawyers for the Arts

2 Marina Blvd
Fort Mason Center, Building C-265
San Francisco, CA 94123


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