9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Status

Open

Description

The Education Intern will play a key role in the planning phase of our summer 2021 and 2021/22 school year programming by working with schools, teachers, student groups, and The Wallis’s staff in scheduling, communication, organization, and research. Central projects will be the creation of a complex calendar matrix for The Wallis School Partners program and other ongoing courses, and the gathering and organization of research and data. This position will work approximately 20 hours a week from September through February.

Qualifications

We are seeking a candidate who possesses:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of computers (including Excel, Word and database programs).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and willingness to work with diverse groups of people.
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to create charts and calendars using computer software.

The right candidate will be a creative, fast-thinker who has a passion for the arts and education. The Education Intern will interact directly with young people ages 18 and under. Therefore, the final candidate must successfully complete a standard background check prior to the first day of work.

Background

The mission of The Wallis is to create, present and celebrate unique performing arts events and educational programs that reflect the rich cultural diversity of our community. The Wallis brings audiences world-class theater, dance, film and music, performed by many of the world's most talented and sought-after artists, as well as arts education and community engagement through GRoW @ The Wallis: A Space for Arts Education.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to education@thewallis.org. Your resume might include past job experiences, volunteer work, participation in school or community organizations, classes, or other instances where you might have used relevant skills, such as: organization, communication via writing and in person with diverse groups of people, research, and planning. Mention experience working with children and in educational settings. In your cover letter, please let us know why you would like to learn more about working in the field of Arts Education. The answer to this question might include anecdotes about how early arts experiences made an impact on you, or when you first encountered the arts.