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Internship opportunities are available at Mid Atlantic
Arts Foundation during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.
gain valuable experience in arts administration, grantmaking,
marketing and/or development. Interns may
receive college credit and are reimbursed for travel expenses.
A stipend is available for summer interns only. Fall and
spring interns work fewer hours and are not eligible for
A learning plan is established at the beginning
of the internship in mutual cooperation between the intern
supervisor. The intern completes at least one project during
the internship, and also receives a broad introduction
to other functions of the organization. The intern is considered
a staff member for the duration of the internship and attends
all staff and board meetings, workshops, etc. as feasible.
typical internship experience includes developing a thorough
understanding of the process of grantmaking to individual
artists and/or arts organizations. This includes primary
responsibility for, or participation in: editing guidelines
and application forms; publicizing opportunities to artists
(through traditional and electronic means); involvement
in technical assistance workshops for applicants; receiving
applications and reviewing for completeness; contacting
applicants for supplemental materials; entering data and
preparing for panel review; and participating in panel
meetings with experts in different artistic disciplines.
Interested and qualified interns may also have the opportunity
to work with External Affairs staff gaining experience
in marketing and fundraising.
Strong applicants will have
a demonstrated interest in art and philanthropy, will possess
diplomacy skills, and
will have the ability to work well with diverse people.
A familiarity and comfort with basic computer applications
is required, including competence in Word, Excel and Access
(or the willingness to be trained) and experience in conducting
research utilizing the Internet. Coursework or experience
in the field of arts administration is a plus.
are accepted on a rolling basis. If you are interested
in applying for an internship, please send a
cover letter stating your interest in and goals for the
internship along with a resume and three references. Supplemental
materials that may strengthen application are not required,
but will be accepted. Eligible candidates will be contacted
to schedule a interview.
For more information, or to submit
an application, please contact:
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
201 North Charles Street, Suite 401
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410.539.6656, ext. 101
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