Enriching lives through art and craft

The Internship Program

The Internship Program provides an opportunity to work with staff for a two-three month period and learn about nonprofit administration. Interns are housed on Arrowmont’s campus. They will receive breakfast, lunch and dinner when our dining hall is open during class sessions and a meal stipend for the weeks when no classes are scheduled. A modest weekly stipend for personal expenses will be provided. Interns are expected to work 40 hours per week, some weekends required based on position.


Studio Internship

Studio interns assist our programming department on campus. This department houses 9 studios across campus, facilitates national workshops, ArtReach, and community programming. Studio interns will work closely with full time studio technicians to maintain the studios and any programs happening within them. Knowledge in studio maintenance and/or background in one if the following is required: ceramics, 2D, fibers, textiles, wood, metals, sculpture. Interns will receive tuition coverage for one or two workshops (summer studio intern receives two workshops, fall studio intern receives one workshop), in addition to the housing, meals, and stipend(s) listed above.

Contact Kelly Hider, Director of National Programs, by email at [email protected] or call 865-436-5860 ex 31 with questions or for more information.

APPLICATION DEADLINE (Summer & Fall): January 1 – March 1, 2024


EVENT INTERNSHIP

Event interns work alongside programming staff during national workshop sessions, facilitate evening events, and in general encourage student and instructor fellowship on campus. Event interns will work late afternoons and evenings. The ideal candidate is someone outgoing and social, as well as professional and responsible, and an emerging artist excited about participating in Arrowmont’s national workshops. Interns will receive tuition coverage for one or two workshops (summer studio intern receives two workshops, fall studio intern receives one workshop), in addition to the housing, meals, and stipend(s) listed above.

Contact Kelly Hider, Director of National Programs, by email at [email protected] or call 865-436-5860 ex 31 with questions or for more information.

APPLICATION DEADLINE (Summer & Fall): January 1 – March 1, 2024


APPALACHIAN VISIONS INTERNSHIP

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is taking an active role in shaping the future of a more diverse and equitable arts and craft administrative field in central Appalachia. This internship opportunity provides arts administration experience to those who want a career within their own Appalachian communities. Arrowmont welcomes all Appalachian applicants from qualifying counties with preference given to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), LGBTQ+  and all other marginalized voices currently residing in central Appalachia. (See qualifying counties at the bottom of this page.)

INTERNSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES
At least 70% of the position will be working closely with Arrowmont’s ArtReach Manager planning and implementing the ArtReach on the Road youth outreach program. The remaining 30% will be determined based on the selected applicant’s interests and will work with the Director of Local and Regional Programs to create a schedule that reflects those interests. This may include but is not limited to: programming, development, marketing, operations management, studio management. Arrowmont considers individuals who are mature, team-oriented, and self-motivated. Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to lift 25 lbs. are required for the position.

INTERNSHIP DETAILS
This is a ten-week internship based on the applicant’s availability. The selected intern receives a $6,000 stipend for a ten-week internship, housing on Arrowmont’s campus, meals (meals on-campus during National Workshop weeks, or a meal stipend), travel reimbursement, and financial support for professional development opportunities (i.e. conferences, workshops) occurring during or near the internship appointment. The selected intern is expected to work 40 hours per week for the duration of their internship.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
Arrowmont is committed to the ongoing and long journey towards creating an inclusive, diverse arts and crafts community that welcomes and supports everyone. Arrowmont’s full Diversity Values Statement: arrowmont.org/diversity.

Contact Rebecca Buglio, Director of Local and Regional Programs, by email at [email protected] or call 865-436-5860 ext. 38 with questions or for more information.

APPLICATION DEADLINES
Spring: December 1, 2023 – January 15, 2024
Summer: February 1, 2024 – April 1, 2024
Fall: June 1, 2024 – July 26, 2024

ELIGIBLE COUNTIES
Kentucky:  Adair, Bath, Bell, Boyd, Breathitt, Carter, Casey, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cumberland, Edmonson, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Floyd, Garrard, Green, Greenup, Harlan, Hart, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lewis, Lincoln, McCreary, Madison, Magoffin, Martin, Menifee, Metcalfe, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Nicholas, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Pulaski, Robertson, Rockcastle, Rowan, Russell, Wayne, Whitley, and Wolfe.

North Carolina:  Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Davie, Forsyth, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yadkin, and Yancey.

Ohio:  Adams, Ashtabula, Athens, Belmont, Brown, Carroll, Clermont, Columbiana, Coshocton, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mahoning, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Vinton, and Washington.

Tennessee:  Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Cannon, Carter, Claiborne, Clay, Cocke, Coffee, Cumberland, De Kalb, Fentress, Franklin, Grainger, Greene, Grundy, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Lewis, Loudon, McMinn, Macon, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Overton, Pickett, Polk, Putnam, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sequatchie, Sevier, Smith, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, Van Buren, Warren, Washington, and White.

Virginia:  Alleghany, Bath, Bland, Botetourt, Buchanan, Carroll, Craig, Dickenson, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Henry, Highland, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Rockbridge, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, and Wythe.

West Virginia:  All counties: Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Brooke, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood, and Wyoming.

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