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Arts & Entertainment Specialty Bulletin – February 3, 2012

The following opportunities were found in the Nationwide Internship Consortium (NIC) or Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN):

Summer Mentored Internship for Diversity in the Visual Arts Professions – DEADLINE FEBRUARY 10, 2012!  http://www.arttable.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewPage&pageID=626&nodeID=1

ArtTable invites female college seniors, graduate students and recently graduated college and graduate students with an interest in arts administration to apply for our *Summer Mentored Internship for Diversity in the Visual Arts Professions*. The program was created to introduce *emerging women professionals* with the range of opportunities available to them and is intended to support women from backgrounds generally underrepresented in the field. Through one-on-one mentoring relationships with ArtTable members, interns have the opportunity to work with an established leader in the field and gain exposure to a range of professional activities.

ARTS INTERNS:  Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill [Post-Bac ONLY (degree required)] – DEADLINE APRIL 15, 2012.  http://www.castlehill.org/jobs-internships.html

Internships Available:  The intern is responsible for the smooth, safe and efficient running of workshops and for daily maintenance of studio and grounds. Studios require quick breakdowns and set ups between classes with attention to the detailed requirements of each class including the number of students.

2011-2012 Professional Internships and Fellowships Program Shakespeare Theatre Company at the Harman Center for the Arts [Post-Bac ONLY (degree required)].  http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/

Each year, over a thousand early career theatre artists, technicians and professionals, nationally and internationally, compete for two dozen internships and fellowships offered at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. Members of the intern/fellow company work alongside some of the most renowned artists and professionals in the world to produce and support the main stage season at the nation’s premier classical theatre.

Arts and Business Council of New York – Internship Opportunities.  http://www.artsandbusiness-ny.org/leadership_development/arts_management/default.asp

Americans for the Arts recognizes that on-the-job experience can play an important role in advancing the careers of arts, nonprofit, and cultural leaders. Likewise, we know that our organization benefits from the creativity and curiosity of students and professionals who join our ranks. Our internship program takes great care to offer opportunities that make the most of those mutual goals. We also hope to create relationships that last well beyond any single project or term. We welcome your application and look forward to learning more about your interests and aspirations.

B-HIP - Berkshire Hills Internship Program – DEADLINE MARCH 1, 2012. http://www.mcla.edu/About_MCLA/Community/bcrc/b-hip/

The Berkshire Hills Internship Program (B-HIP) is an intensive arts management internship program that combines hands-on work experience with classes taught by arts administration faculty, TalkBacks with the area’s leading arts professionals, and the chance to fully participate in cultural events throughout Berkshire County.  B-HIP offers educational and career advancement opportunities that are hard to find elsewhere!

Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival – Summer 2012 Internships.    http://vailmusicfestival.org/about_bravo/green_efforts.php

Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival is a non-profit organization providing orchestral, chamber and jazz performances in venues throughout the Vail Valley located in the Colorado Rockies. Our paid internship provides students with an incredible learning opportunity for individuals seeking a career in marketing, events production, development and arts administration.

This is only a sampling of what is available. Log into DartBoard and cruise the Internship databases (nic & lacn) to what other opportunities are available.  There are a total of 350 internships in these 2 databases (lacn = 2223 & nic = 127).

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Connect with Alumnae who have listed Arts/Entertainment as their Field of Work in the Dartmouth Career Network (Total = 610).  To make your search more fruitful, modify with Field of Specialty: 

  • Administration (95)
  • Marketing/Marketing Research (9)
  • Performing Arts (107)
  • Visual Arts/Design (89)
  •  Strategy/management (41)
  • Sports/Recreation (19)
  • Software (4)
  • Sales (17)
  • Research & Development (5)
  • Radio/TV (87)
  • Publishing (24)

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Around Dartmouth there are numerous opportunities for students to flourish. 

The Hop:  Hands On Pianos   http://hop.dartmouth.edu/featured/piano-project

Kicking off the Hop’s 50th-anniversary season, Hands On Pianos is modeled after other “street piano” projects in cities around the world. The Hop’s version involves 50 instruments; most of them “heavily loved” donated pianos that will be transformed into eye-catching marvels by local artists.  The project will also include a handful of “partner pianos” already in place in schools, community centers and businesses willing to make them available to all comers.

Hood Museum of Art – Check out their Calendar of Events.  http://hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/calendar/

All lectures are held in the Arthur M. Loew Auditorium on the lower level of the museum. All events meet in the Hood galleries and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Following is a listing of just a few events coming up:

7 February, Tuesday, 12:30 P.M. First-floor galleries  LUNCHTIME GALLERY TALK:  “Egyptian Art at Dartmouth”   Steven Kangas, Senior Lecturer of Art History, Dartmouth College

8 February, Wednesday, 5:30 P.M. Arthur M. Loew Auditorium ARTIST TALK: A Conversation with Artist Kay WalkingStick  

13 February, Monday, 4:00 P.M. 105 Dartmouth Hall LECTURE:  THE INAUGURAL ANGELA ROSENTHAL DISTINGUISHED LECTURE  “Making Trouble with the Guerrilla Girls” – Speakers: Guerrilla Girls

14 February, Tuesday, 12:30 P.M. Second-floor galleries   LUNCHTIME GALLERY TALK: “Native American Art at Dartmouth: Building a Collection”  Karen Miller, Assistant Curator for Special Projects

Arts at Dartmouth:   http://www.dartmouth.edu/arts/

At Dartmouth, we have cultivated an environment that nurtures, encourages, and values creativity. We recruit gifted faculty whose love of teaching and artistic talents stimulate students to discover and develop their potential. We bring to campus celebrated artists to perform, to talk about their professions, and to share the lessons they have learned. The arts are integral to our liberal arts curriculum, and we encourage students of all majors to explore them through the many courses and programs we offer.


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