Fall 2019 Internship Fair Providers

The following is a list of providers who attended the Fall Arts and Humanities Internship Fair on Thursday, September 19th from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM. Stay tuned for a list of providers for the Spring Arts and Humanities Internship Fair in February 2020!

Arts & Culture Organizations

Common Wealth Mural Collaborative, Springfield, MA - *Arts Management Assistant (PAID, WORK STUDY); Video Production Assistant (PAID, WORK STUDY)
The Common Wealth Mural Collaborative (CWMC) is dedicated to bringing more mural art to public places through mural installations and festivals. CWMC produces Fresh Paint Springfield, an annual mural festival in downtown Springfield and the Mason Square neighborhood.

Flywheel Arts Collective, Easthampton, MA - Arts Management Internship
Flywheel is a non-profit, volunteer-run community arts space located in Easthampton. It aims to build community and give artists of all types the opportunity to craft, practice, and perform their work in an environment where creativity is valued over profit.

Mass Humanities, Northampton, MA - Marketing and Communications Internship
Mass Humanities conducts and supports programs that use history, literature, philosophy, and the other humanities disciplines to enhance and improve civic life.

Crafts

Rick's Place, Wilbraham, MA - Arts Intern
Rick’s Place provides free grief support to children and families from all over Western MA.

Ted Hinman, Greenfield, MA - Marketing Internship
He teaches blacksmithing, creates sculptures, fulfills commissions, and does educational demonstrations at Medieval Renaissance and cultural/town festivals.

Dance

Jacob's Pillow, Becket, MA - Jacob's Pillow Summer Festival Internships (STIPEND)
Jacob’s Pillow is home to America’s longest-running international dance festival, a recipient of the prestigious National Medal of Arts, and a treasured 225-acre National Historic Landmark.

Education

Teach for America, Amherst, MA (nationwide) - CORP Member (PAID, Job)
Works in partnership with communities to expand educational opportunity for children facing the challenges of poverty.

Graphic Design

Hawks and Reed Performing Arts Center, Greenfield, MA - Graphic Design Internship
A beautiful historic building in Greenfield, MA that houses three performance halls, presenting performing artist from around the globe on a regular basis.

Media: TV/Radio/Podcasts/Video Production

WGBY, Springfield, MA - Connecting Point Production Assistant Fellowships (PAID); Community Engagement and Education Internship; Community Engagement and Special Events Internship; WGBY is a community-supported public broadcasting organization connecting the people of western New England to events, ideas, and each other through national PBS programming and locally produced content.

Museums

Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield, MA- *Fine Art Preservation Internship (*STIPEND)
PVMA preserves and interprets the collection throughout 19 themed galleries in the original home of Deerfield Academy.

Springfield Museums, Springfield, MA –Dr. Seuss Internship; Family Engagement Internship
Home to five museums, representing art, history and science through outstanding collections, exhibitions and programs.

University Museum of Contemporary Art - UMass, Amherst, MA – Social Media, Collections Management, Installation, & Museum Education Internships
The University Museum of Contemporary Art – the teaching museum of the University Massachusetts Amherst – is a multidisciplinary, international laboratory for the exploration and advancement of contemporary art.

Music

Valley Winds, Pioneer Valley - Arts Administration and Marketing Intern
The Valley Winds is a 45 piece professional-caliber Wind Ensemble (band) in the Pioneer Valley.

Social Justice- Community Engagement

The Performance Project, Holyoke, MA - Community Building Through the Arts Internship
First Generation is an arts and youth leadership program that brings together youth age 12-22 for research, self-reflection, artistic training, and dialogue.

Riverside Arts at Riverside Industries, Easthampton, MA - Arts and Disabilities Internship
Riverside Industries is a non-profit employment and day program for adults with developmental disabilities in Easthampton, MA.

Theatre

Double Edge Theatre, Ashfield, MA – *Arts Administration Internships (PAID + HOUSING)
An artist-owned organization, the theatre’s ensemble applies vigorous physical training and the principle of an artist’s autonomy to create work intimately woven with the community.

Piti Theatre, Shelburne Falls, MA - Development Internship, Marketing Internship
Piti Theatre Company creates original performances and community-building events that accelerate local transformation towards joy, sustainability and justice.

Silverthorne Theater, Turners Falls, MA - Arts Marketing Internship
Silverthorne Theater Company (STC) is a vibrant small professional theater organization based in the Upper Pioneer Valley that has seen rapid growth since its inception in 2014. STC produces high quality theater showcasing the talents of experienced regional actors, directors and technicians.

Starlight’s Youth Theatre, Sunderland, MA - Publicity Management Internship Starlight’s Youth Theatre, a non-profit theatre group dedicated to providing quality education and production of children’s theatre. Our priority is the development of the child, using theatre as a tool to build self-esteem, communication and confidence.

Visual Arts

Lois Barber, Amherst, MA - Marketing and Arts Management Internships
Local artist creating a unique series of joyful and whimsical paintings of birds.

Ludlow Council on Aging, Ludlow, MA - Arts Education Internship
The Ludlow Council on Aging is a non-profit department in the Town of Ludlow which offers many activities and services to the older population of the community (and surrounding communities) at free or affordable costs.

Taproot Arts and Insight, Shutesbury MA - Studio Internship; Social Media and Marketing Internship
Taproot is a community of support for women, artists, and creatives located in Shutesbury MA and available to clients all over the world through video conferencing.

Other

Semester in the City, Boston, MA – *Social Innovation Internship (STIPEND)
The College for Social Innovation’s program gives college students the opportunity to spend a semester learning hands-on through well-supported internships in the social sector.