21 Dec 2016

Internship Job College Intern – Civic Arts

City of Walnut Creek (Job Poster) – Walnut Creek, California, United States

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Job Description

The City is seeking a community arts education intern to work across programs with Center for Community Arts team. The intern will support the Center for Community Arts program team in a variety of program areas including youth and adult program administration, coordination, outreach, and marketing.

The Program Intern reports to Center for Community Arts Program Supervisor and supports all areas of the program team. This is a one year, paid part-time internship (10-12 hours per week) with evening and weekend hours as needed.

Center for Community Arts

Center for Community Arts, a program of the City of Walnut Creek, inspires creativity and community through the arts. We provide opportunities for all to explore and discover – at every stage of life. Community Arts is committed to supporting and celebrating learners, educators and partners by investing in the creative growth of the community.

Learn more about Walnut Creek’s Center for Community Arts at:

The Community Arts intern will support a variety of areas within Center for Community Arts throughout the year. The intern will work alongside different members of the program, administrative, outreach and marketing teams as part of a well-rounded internship experience in community arts education. The intern will have the opportunity to visit and support youth and adult classes and work with teaching artists in multiple disciplines. S/he will assist with the organization of community events including Family Art Day, end of quarter performance events, and other events as needed. The intern will take a leadership role in planning and implementing our Youth Art Show in the spring by organizing, cataloging, and installing artwork from our youth classes.

Education and Experience:
This internship is open to recent college graduates or students currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate studies with current or previous coursework in arts education, studio arts or a related field. Candidates with interest in arts education and/or youth program management are encouraged to apply.


• Innovative, entrepreneurial spirit with an openness to working with a team to create and implement a vision for Community Arts youth programs
• Understanding of variety of art forms and materials
• Interest in pursuing arts education and / or arts administration
• Able to create, maintain and document schedules, calendars, policies, procedures and systems
• Excellent verbal and written communicator
• Highly organized and detail oriented
• Technologically proficient and knowledgeable of social media tools and business apps. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook for business and management operations.

Interested applicants must apply online at www.walnut-creek.org to be eligible for consideration. Complete and submit your online employment application and resume, at www.walnut-creek.org by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

All applicants will be notified by email as to whether or not they are invited to participate further in the selection process.

Applicants considered for this position may be subject to California Department of Justice fingerprinting.

If special accommodations are necessary at any stage of the examination process, please provide the Human Resources Department with advance notice and every attempt will be made to consider your request.

The City of Walnut Creek’s interns are classified as hourly positions and incumbents are employed by a third-party payrolling company.



• Job Title: College Intern – Civic Arts
• Job Type: Internship Job
• Employer: City of Walnut Creek
• website: www.walnut-creek.org/jobs
• Location: Walnut Creek, California, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Internship. Location: California.