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High School Art Internships: Where to Find Them?

Hi guys! I'm really into art and I'd like to gain some experience through an internship. Anyone know any good platforms to find high school art internships or tips on how to approach searching for one?

6 months ago

Hi there! Finding high school art internships can be a bit challenging, but there are several methods you can use to track them down.

1. Local Art Organizations and Galleries: Reach out to art galleries, museums, and nonprofit arts organizations in your area. They might offer internships or know of opportunities for high school students looking to gain experience.

2. Online Job Boards: Websites like Indeed, Glassdoor, and Internships.com often have listings for internships, including those focused on art. You can also filter searches by keywords like "high school art internships" to narrow down results.

3. Networking: Talk to your art teachers or a guidance counselor at your school about potential internship opportunities. They might have connections with local art organizations or artists in your community who are willing to take on interns.

4. School Clubs: Join or engage with your school's art club or related groups, they might know about current internship opportunities or provide resources to find one.

5. Art Fairs and Festivals: Local art fairs and festivals might also be a good resource for internships. You could volunteer at these events to meet artists, learn about their work, and ask if they know of any internships in your area.

6. College Resources: Check out the websites of local colleges that have art programs. Some colleges might offer pre-college art programs or internships for high school students during the summer.

7. Social Media: Follow local art organizations, galleries, and artists on social media platforms like Instagram or Facebook. They might post about open internships or work opportunities in the art world.

8. Create Your Own: You can also take the initiative to contact local artists or art organizations and propose an internship. Find a person or organization that aligns with your interests, and see if they would be open to having an intern.

Also, check out this CollegeVine article for more opportunities: https://blog.collegevine.com/art-internships-for-high-school-students

Remember to tailor your resume and cover letter to prominently showcase your passion for art, and be persistent during your search. Good luck in finding the perfect art internship!

6 months ago

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