Creative Long Beach Internship Program

Mission
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.
About
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.

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Creative Long Beach Host Organization Application

  • PART I: APPLICATION CHECKLIST

  • PART II: ORGANIZATION PROFILE

  • APPLICATION DEADLINE - 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020.

    Any Questions? Contact Laura Nelson, Office & Development Manager at Laura.Nelson@artslb.org or call: (562) 435-2787 Ext: 106
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • PART III: NARRATIVE SECTION

  • In the box below, give a brief overview of the organization, mission, and current projects (up to 350 words).
  • In the box below, please provide a detailed project description for which the intern will be responsible while working at the organization (600-700 words).
  • In the box below, describe what tasks the intern will be responsible for (up to 400 words).
  • In the box below, briefly explain what skills, knowledge and other requirements your organization expects from an intern (400-500 words).
  • In the box below, provide a simple description of the internship. The Arts Council for Long Beach will use this for internship announcements, recruitment, and marketing purposes (200 words).
  • There is no guarantee that an extension will be granted. The Committee will take consideration intern’s and organization’s attendance of mandatory events. Only students who are enrolled in 2020-2021 academic year qualify.
  • Provide a detailed explanation of the skills, knowledge, and experience the intern will gain from this opportunity (600-700 words).
  • In the box below, briefly describe the intern’s work environment and what equipment will be made available to them.
  • PART IV: INTERN SUPERVISOR SECTION

  • In the box below, briefly describe the supervisor’s position and experience at the organization (400-500 words).

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

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

Donors

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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