The Communications Intern functions as crucial support to the Division of Communications at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities. Under the direction of the communications team, this position creates compelling content for the
purpose of promoting arts programs to the general public.
Interns will be a contributing member of the creative and collaborative staff with the opportunity to participate in the planning and execution of programs such as artist talks, hands-on workshops, tours and art walks. Interns may choose to focus the internship in the areas of curation, communications, education, or operations.
The 10-week DITA Summer Internship at Lighthouse is a vital part of our ongoing mission to serve writers and readers in Denver and beyond. What that internship will look like in 2021 depends a bit on the state of the pandemic and if Lighthouse have begun to return to in-person programming. But regardless of the pandemic, our intern will assist all three of our program wings: adults, youth, and community engagement.
The development intern will focus on supporting fundraising for a multidisciplinary arts organization. From grant research and writing to event planning and donor stewardship, this position will help the Arvada Center team raise money to support the overall mission of the Arvada Center. This position offers hands-on experiences on how to raise money for a nonprofit and will give the intern a deeper understanding of the role of a professional fundraiser.
Support the curatorial and exhibitions team within the Exhibitions, Art & Learning Engagement Department to implement the Gardens’ ambitious exhibition program. This role takes a proactive approach to work in a fast-paced, multi-priority creative environment..
We seek an individual who demonstrates initiative, enjoys variety, is adaptable, and a creative problem-solver. The DITA intern will be work independently as well as collaborate with colleagues in a small team setting potentially remotely and in our offices, depending on statewide and/or city COVID-19 guidelines. An interest in the arts, a sense of humor, a positive outlook, and willingness to learn are also helpful.
The position is one of responsibility, social maturity, and kindness. While making friends and building bonds is a bonus of the position, applicants should understand that the position is not intended to be a casual summer job of low energy and limited responsibility. The position hopes to inspire the next generation of performing arts Teaching Artists through active and engaging responsibilities.