Creative Long Beach Internship Program

The Creative Long Beach Internship Program strives to develop and retain new arts leaders by pairing California State University, Long Beach and Long Beach City College students with quality internships at Long Beach arts and cultural organizations.
Creative Long Beach Internship Program is facilitated by the Arts Council for Long Beach and provides an educational framework that expands opportunities for current college students in preparing them for future job placement in the arts and culture sector.
Student Eligibility
  • Currently enrolled students at the time of the internship.
  • Currently enrolled upper division undergraduate or graduate level California State University, Long Beach students with a major or minor in the an arts related field.
  • Currently enrolled Long Beach City College students who demonstrate significant success in arts coursework and have completed at least 20 units in an arts related field.


Program Partners

Professional Development Series 

In addition to working at each host site organization, interns participate in programming which includes two professional development events and one annual seminar. The first professional development event is in partnership with The Nonprofit Partnership and the second with CSULB’s Career Development Center as well as three community professionals. Through this programming students learn about the fundamentals of nonprofits, are exposed to career resources, and hear from Long Beach community professionals on how the arts and culture sector has served as a stake in their creative career.Save

Host Sites

Love Long Beach Festival
Love Long Beach 2019 is the 6th annual edition of the festival, celebrating the magic of all that is Long Beach. Taking place
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Love Long Beach Festival

Museum of Latin American Art (molaa)
The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) is located in downtown Long Beach, California. Housed in a contemporary structure designed
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Museum of Latin American Art

Creative Long Beach Internship Program Committee

Cyrus Parker-Jeannette, Committee Chair
Barbara Blackwell
Victoria Bryan
Linda Gunn
Tasha Hunter, Board President for ACLB
Lyn Pohlmann
Sharon Weissman


This program is supported by our generous donors:


Jean Bixby Smith
Barbara Blackwell
Brigette Brown
Loara Cadavona
Sherry Diamond
Stacey Gibbs
Linda Gunn
Dr. Ronald and Mrs. Sylvia Hartman
Joesph Herron
Tasha W. Hunter
Dr. Randel King
Lyn Pohlmann
Cyrus Parker-Jeannette
Jocelynn Pryor
Marco Schindelmann
Connie Sziebl
Brian Trimble
Ray Van Natta
Sharon Weismann

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