MUSE/IQUE seeks an Education and Community Intern to participate in cultivating current and new community/educational partnerships, as well as developing online/zoom programming for the workshops with which we serve these communities. The intern will also aid research into how MUSE/IQUE can further redevelop these workshop curricula meet CA arts education standards, and be delivered as supplemental curriculum for K-12 students.  Working closely on this development and outreach with the Director of Education, Community and Artistic Programs, the intern will also aid in developing MUSE/IQUE’s caused-based and venue-based outreach partnerships. With the Director, the intern will research and cultivate possible new partners for MUSE/IQUE’s workshops and other community activities, as well as assist with deepening reach and service with current community partners, with an eye to accessibility, diversity and inclusion.    The position will work 15-20 hrs/wk week Sept 2021 – March 2022. 

300 East Green Street, 3rd floor, Pasadena, California, 91101




MUSE/IQUE is seeking a driven, reliable, self-starting intern with honesty, integrity, and curiosity. Above all, the intern must have a deep desire to learn and a strong sense of initiative. Successful candidates are punctual and conduct themselves respectfully and with great attention to detail, work well under pressure, and are proactive in problem-solving with an ability to balance multiple tasks independently and as part of a team under tight deadlines.  The intern must have strong and effective written communication, organizational, and project management skills.   Must have experience in music or the performing arts with an active interest in education and community partnerships within local artistic communities.    Should we return to in-person events, the intern must be available to work some evening and weekend hours and must have a reliable form of transportation and current driver’s license. Parking and mileage for business errands will be reimbursed. 


All human beings deserve the opportunity to have their imaginations and understanding expanded through active engagement with inspired live music. MUSE/IQUE pioneers new musical experiences for people by creating curated live music events and outreach programs, all aimed at inspiring the creative spirit, engaging the community imagination, and fostering new generations of music lovers.  MUSE/IQUE is a member-supported, nonprofit performing arts organization making radically engaging live music experiences accessible for all. Built on a tradition of community and collaboration, we create events that feature an eclectic mix of artists and artistic disciplines in unconventional locations. MUSE/IQUE was founded to upend the misconception that live orchestral music and performing arts are elitist, unapproachable, and, frankly, dull! Our mission is to build empathy and expand imaginations through transformative live events and strong partnerships in Pasadena and the greater Los Angeles area.

How to Apply

To apply, candidates should email their resume and a cover letter describing their qualifications to Heather Lipson Bell at Include the subject line “Education and Community Intern Applicant 2021” in your email. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. In your cover letter, indicate why you are interested in working at an arts organization like MUSE/IQUE and what you hope to learn about community partnerships and arts education.