Now taking 2017 Summer Internship applications.

organize-an-art-supply-driveAs a Poverty & the Arts intern, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to the day-to-day operations of a social enterprise non-profit, as well as make connections with Nashville homeless and arts organizations. As a small and quickly growing nonprofit, interns are in integral part of our team and we have many resume-building opportunities. All internship positions are unique opportunities to meet, create, and build meaningful relationships with people who are overcoming homelessness.

Intern benefits:

  • Workspace/office. You’ll work from our Wedgewood-Houston studio + gallery space. Located in the up-an-coming arts district, WE-HO, interns are submersed in our creative studio space surrounded by art/office supplies, a refrigerator, microwave, and oven in our kitchen, beautiful artwork by our artists, and other local galleries and creative spaces nearby like Sauvage Galerie and Closet Case Vintage.
  • Coffee, obviously. And then we’re usually stocked with hot chocolate, tea, apple cider, leftovers from the most recent party, and more.
  • Hands-on experience. You’ll gain a variety of skills related to your industry and make direct relationships and connections with community partners.
  • Make an impact. All internship opportunities are designed to provide ways to encourage and build relationships with artists overcoming homelessness in the community.

Internships typically run Spring (Jan-May), Summer (Jun-Aug), and Fall (Sept-Dec). Throughout your internship, you will report to the Executive Director, Nicole Brandt, and assist in numerous functions of the organization. If you are interested in any of our unpaid internship opportunities, please submit a resume and cover letter expressing your interest to Nicole at nicole@povertyandthearts.org.

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