1300 E. 1st Street

Status

Filled

Description

Learn the art of producing, preparing and promoting a renowned cultural event in the heart of Boyle Heights. Interns will work closely with our Communications and Leadership team to develop content for Self Help Graphics & Art’s 48th Anniversary Día de los Muertos event. This hands on experience will introduce you to event management, learn how to produce content for a communications campaign, and give you an opportunity to work directly with Eastside artists. This position begins in June and ends in August or September (depending on social distancing measures and intern’s home obligations). Interns are required to work 30 - 40 hours per week, but this is flexible should we still be working through the quarantine.

Qualifications

Interns should know (or be willing to learn) AP writing style, how to operate a camera and be well versed in social media applications.

Background

Self Help Graphics and Art (SHG) is one of the city's historical gems and is widely known in Los Angeles for providing free or low-cost workshops to emerging and professional artists, youth arts education and creative workforce development. As the longest-running arts organization in East Los Angeles, SHG serves a critical need for creative expression, allowing a multigenerational community to expand their artistic abilities and find their creative voice.

How to Apply

Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to executivedirector@selfhelpgraphics.com with the title “Dia de los Muertos Internship: Applicant Name”