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Educational Assistance: Work-Study and Assistantship Opportunities

Arrowmont is looking for interested individuals to assist full-time staff in the Culinary and Hospitality Departments on campus. Those who participate in the work-study program are an integral part of Arrowmont’s operations and are considered student-employees. This program also provides an opportunity for people with limited financial resources to participate in classes. Meals and lodging are provided and as a condition of their employment, assistants are expected to live on campus. Arrowmont considers individuals who are mature, team oriented, self-motivated, and interested in the arts. High energy, commitment, communication skills, and the ability to lift 50 pounds are required for these positions.

Housing is dorm style with coin operated laundry available on site. Travel, material fees, and other art supplies are the responsibility of the student-employee and are to be paid weekly. Classes are assigned based on availability. It is important for those applying to commit to the entire session that is requested, though one can apply for multiple sessions.

To apply, and for further application details, please visit arrowmont.slideroom.com or contact Timothy Lepre, Culinary Director at tlepre@arrowmont.org or Billie Galvez, Hospitality Manger at bgalvez@arrowmont.org.


Applications will be accepted between December 4 – February 4, 2024.

1st 6-week session will be available on May 26 – June 6, 2024.
2nd 6-week session will be available on June 7 – August 17, 2024.


Applications will be accepted between April 1 – June 1, 2024.
5-week session will be available on October 6 – November 9, 2024.

General Work-Study is available in the following positions:

Culinary Department and Hospitality Department.

Educational assistance is awarded based on one week of class tuition for each full work week, and 40 hours of assisting the full-time staff. Student-employees are also expected to work part-time 16 hours during the week they are in class.

A letter of application must address the following areas: seriousness of intent, relative work experiences, work ethic, and ability to live in a community setting.

Educational Assistantship applications and further details regarding dates, submission materials and requirements can be found online at arrowmont.slideroom.com

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