Education | After-School Programs | Grade 11

Brooklyn Interns for Arts & Culture

 
Grade 11
Free
 
 

Build your resume, prepare for college, and kick-start a career in the arts

Application deadline: December 9, 2019

 
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Get ready for college—and beyond—in this paid professional development program for high school juniors. Successfully complete your college applications, visit college campuses, and build your resume as part of a world-class arts institution. Over the course of a year-and-a-half, this exciting program provides professional development that culminates with on-the-job arts administration training.

Application deadline: December 9, 2019

In this program, students will:

  • ・Attend college tours and free performances at BAM
  • ・Complete college application requirements with support from college readiness workshops taught by an academic advisor from NYU
  • ・Work under the supervision of a BAM employee in the administrative offices, joining the staff of a preeminent arts institution
  • ・Earn an honorarium for the first two semesters of the professional development portion of the program, and an hourly wage during the internship, which takes place during the spring of senior year
  • ・Receive one-on-one mentoring, participate in weekly career development workshops, and attend Q&A lunches with executive staff
  • ・Hone public speaking skills, practice interviewing for jobs, create a resume, and build experience in other areas of career-readiness

MANDATORY AVAILABILITY AND COMMITMENTS

  • ・Attend orientation sessions the week of January 13, 2020
  • ・Available Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30PM-6:30PM starting February 3, 2020
  • ・Completion of end of year group project in May 2020
  • ・Attend any required sessions for upcoming events

QUALIFICATIONS

  • ・Junior student attending high school in the borough of Brooklyn as of Fall 2019
  • ・3.0 GPA
  • ・Willingness to collaborate and learn with peers
  • ・No previous work experience required

WHAT IS NEEDED FOR A COMPLETE APPLICATION

  • ・Complete online application
  • ・Two recommendation letters
  • ・Unofficial high school transcript
  • ・School contact person form

Follow up information will be sent once application is submitted. BAM will cover the cost of performance tickets and MetroCards on days of performances.


Major support for Brooklyn Interns for Arts and Culture provided by the Constans Culver Foundation

 
 
 
Program Schedule 
 

Jan 13, 2020—Jun 7, 2021
Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:30—6:30pm
BAM Fisher (321 Ashland Pl)

 
Did you know BAM gives away up to $80,000 annually in scholarships?  
 
Did you know BAM gives away up to $80,000 annually in scholarships?  
Every student who attends even one BAM Education performance qualifies for a Scripps Scholarship. If any of your students are interested in majoring in the arts, encourage them to apply. The application deadline is Feb 26, 2019.
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