Internships



Digital Story Work

Create short, compelling, documentaries and marketing videos under the mentorship of experienced professionals! Check back in March for info on our 2020 program!


Details

  • Location: Winsted, CT

  • Application deadline: ongoing

  • Time Commitment: flexible

  • Students may earn academic credit for their work.

For more information, please email Michelle or call (860) 379-3006

Fall/Winter/Spring Internships

AMP offers internships throughout the year, with a focus on learning about arts administration—development, marketing, operations, finance, and education. Working with staff, AMP interns have traveled on state projects to assist in the creation of sections of the mural, documented and organized donations of materials, helped in photography and video archiving, spearheaded social media campaigns, assisted with fundraising, and more.

As an intern, you will:

  • Engage in project-based work in arts administration as an integral team member

  • Experience first-hand career options through practical experience

  • Develop professional and life skills, including collaboration, decision making, problem solving, and creative direction


Community Events Interns

The Community Events interns will have the opportunity to work with the programs and education directors on programming, planning, and promoting events, including art shows, concerts, workshops, and donor events. Applicants should be organized and detail-oriented, have strong interpersonal and community relations skills, possess the ability to work with a team in a creative environment, and show an interest in event management.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Communicate with artists and performers, help manage event logistics and prep, set up and clean up, curate and hang art, and assist with advertising and promotion

  • Assist with band auditions, sponsorships and food donations, design of promotional material, and ticket sales

  • Serve as brand ambassador at all events, greeting guests and donors, answering questions, and following up


Development Interns

The Development interns will have the opportunity to work on projects focused on donor engagement and outreach, as well as fundraising and events. Applicants should possess strong verbal and writing skills, as well as a professional demeanor, and must be team-oriented, able to work in a creative environment, and detail-oriented. Excellent interpersonal skills are required, and an interest in fundraising is preferred.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assist with stewardship and outreach for all levels of donors, including events, mailings, and communications

  • Assist with membership and annual appeal mailings, as well as strategies for donor recruitment and retention

  • Develop donor and member communications

  • Work on donor events, including planning, outreach, promotion, event logistics and prep, set up and clean up


Education Interns

The Education interns will work on a variety of projects, including the development and execution of new programs and projects for varying ages. Applicants should possess strong interpersonal and problem solving skills, and must be team-oriented, able to work in a creative environment, and detail-oriented. An interest in working with children is required, and a desire to work in education is preferred.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assist with data entry, building a database of schools and teachers

  • Work on school programs and events, including planning, outreach, and advertising

  • Work on pilot programs in schools, tracking data, taking photographs, writing summaries, and gathering promotional information and permissions

  • Support staff at school programs, community workshops, Summer @AMP, and vacation programs

  • Organize a short presentation on AMP internship experiences