The Arizona Commission on the Arts Internship Program provides emerging leaders in the arts with the opportunity to investigate and participate in the operations of a state arts agency. Through a combination of learning experiences, work projects and group collaborations, interns develop essential skills, acquire valuable experience, and prepare to become the next generation of arts, nonprofit and cultural leaders.

Arts Commission interns must…

  • be undergraduate students, graduate students, or college graduates;
  • possess exemplary verbal and written communication skills;
  • possess strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask; and
  • possess the ability to work independently, as well as in a team

Arts Commission interns should be…

  • assertive and resourceful self-starters;
  • able to problem-solve and to fully engage in projects/tasks;
  • comfortable using Microsoft Office products: Excel, Outlook and Word; and
  • comfortable working with or willing to learn to work with complex

About the Internship:

The Arts Commission currently seeks interns for Summer 2017 and Fall 2017. Interns will work from the Arts Commission offices, located at 417 West Roosevelt Street, Phoenix AZ 85003. Arts Commission Internships are unpaid; however, you may be eligible for university credit for your internship.*

*Course/credit must be identified and arranged by intern with counsel from his/her university advisor.

What internship opportunities are available?

Arts Learning Intern (managed by Anastasia Freyermuth, Arts Learning and Grants Coordinator)

Communications Intern (managed by Steve Wilcox, Communications Director)

Artist Services Intern (managed by Gabriela Muñoz, Artist Programs Manager)

**No summer internship available. Fall 2017 only.**

Executive Director’s Intern (managed by Robert Booker, Executive Director)

Organizational Grants and Services Intern (managed by Kristen Pierce, Organizational Grants and Services Manager)

[This internship opportunity is ideal for individuals with studies or interests in Arts Management and Administration, Grant Administration, and/or Volunteer and Event Coordination]

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Organization/Company: Arizona Commission on the Arts
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: May 10, 2017, 5:00pm
How to Apply: To apply, please send an email to Brad DeBiase at with the subject line: Internship (and specify which internship you are applying for) with the following:

A current resume of CV (maximum 2 pages).
A list of three professional/academic references (include name, title, phone number, and email address).
A cover letter or letter of inquiry, addressing your experience or special interests related to the posted internship (maximum 1 page).

Materials should be attached as a single Word document or PDF and labeled with your first and last name (ie, JaneSmith_CoverLetterResume).