What types of positions can I expect?
Here are just a few roles that have been filled by past Arts Interns:
- Social Media Coordinator, Craft Council of BC
- Research Assistant, Access Pro Bono
- Broadcast Content Producer, CiTR 101.9 FM
- Programming & Member Development, Beaumont Studios Artist Society
- Event Assistant, Vancouver Writer’s Fest
- Social Enterprise Operations & Engagement Assistant, Gordon Neighbourhood House
- Environmental Justice Intern, Force of Nature Alliance
- Community Engagement Facilitator, Groundswell
- Development Assistant, Children’s Wish Foundation
- Filmmaker & Editor, Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
- Projects Coordinator, Housing Foundation of BC
Arts interns work in many industries including:
- Social Services
- Community Development
- Legal Services
- Children & Youth Support
- Literary & Publishing
- Fine Arts
- Health & Wellness
- Culture & Heritage
- Environmental Advocacy & Education
- Media Arts
- Animal Welfare
- Seniors Support
In high school Andi Jordan was into drama and photography, but at university, academics took precedence and it became challenging to find an outlet for her creativity. As a Special Events Assistant for the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area (MPBIA), Andi reconnected with the arts in Vancouver while working on a number of community art […]
After beginning her position as a Community Organizer for Force of Nature Alliance, third-year Asian Studies student Yadi Qu quickly realized that the internship was more than just a part-time job. “The experience itself is more than what I expected, it is about building networks and strengthening your communication skills and all sorts of things,” […]
With only one term and a single course left between her and graduation, Political Science and Economics student Sydney Soldan decided she needed some practical experience under her belt. Enter an Arts Internship – an opportunity to ease her transition from school to the work force. Working as a Broadcast Content Producer at CiTR, the […]
Manil Chowdhury believes that a degree is more than just a piece of paper; it is a collection of experiences. Through the Arts Internship Program and Vancouver Rent Bank he has explored academically and professionally.
When third-year sociology and English literature major Kaavya Lakshmanan took on a summer internship with Schema Magazine, she expected to gain experience in journalism. What she didn’t expect was a crash course in professional networking while uncovering a new career path.
An internship with the Canadian Cancer Society has brought Andrea Mameri closer to her goal of working in sports marketing. A fourth-year Sociology student with a minor in Commerce, Andrea worked with the Canadian Cancer Society as a Student Associate for the Corporate Giving Officer.