The Student Experience:
Students will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of entities to support the creative economy - including performance spaces, regional planning entities, local cultural nonprofits, and statewide creative sector organizations. This course is a fantastic opportunity to get connected to the hundreds of arts organizations across Vermont. If you're hoping to build a career in the arts while supporting local communities this Community of Practice Course is for you.
Time commitment: Students are expected to complete at least 100 hours of work for their community partner project (which is around 8 hours per week) plus weekly class time and short, contextual assignments. This program is designed to match the amount of work required of a typical academic course.
Internships may include the following types of tasks or work:
- Arts Event Planning and Logistics
- Community Outreach and Engagement
- Communications, Marketing, and Social Media
- Economic Development Research
- Fundraising, Grant Writing, Financial Management
Interns will be contacted by the faculty instructor after registration to begin the matching process. Make sure to keep an eye out for an email!