Arts for LA is a voice for the arts that informs, engages, and mobilizes individuals and organizations to advocate for increased access to the arts; arts education for every student; robust investment in the arts; and inclusion of diverse voices. Arts for LA invests in leadership development, growing networks of civically engaged advocates, building deep relationships with elected officials, and working in partnership to foster an equitable, healthy, creative Los Angeles county.

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Arts for LA seeks a dynamic, driven, and community-minded Program Intern to work as an integral member of the Programs team, assisting in the development of programmatic content, engaging stake-holders and local leaders to participate in Arts for LA’s programs, and analyzing evaluative programmatic data to enhance Arts for LA’s programs. Duties will include assisting with program design, coordinating event logistics, crafting social media messaging, and managing strategic community outreach. The Program Intern will work closely with the Director of Programs and Associate Director of Programs & Evaluation in helping to achieve Arts for LA’s mission to activate artists and organizations, and lead communities to advocate for an equitable, healthy creative Los Angeles.


The Program Intern will work closely with the Director of Programs and Associate Director of Programs & Evaluation during the critical summer months of planning for Arts for LA's 2019-2020 programs, including ACTIVATE and the LA Convergence. Duties will include program design, coordinating event logistics, crafting messages, analyzing evaluative data, and strategic community outreach.

How to Apply

Prior to applying for an internship with Arts for LA, please spend some time at to get a sense of the mission, resources and programs we provide. Please email your professional resume, cover letter and a nonfiction writing sample (i.e. a brief article, blog or essay) as attachments to with the subject line: Program Intern. Please note that form letters and acting/performance resumes will not be considered. In your letter, please tell us why you would want to work for Arts for LA, why you think you would be a good fit with the organization, this internship, and what you hope to learn this summer in order to achieve your goals.