DCPS Arts is looking for interns


Join an innovative music education department that is committed to the advancement of innovative music education for DC students.  Work with world-renowned partner organizations and musicians to enhance instructional opportunities and experiences for all teachers and students.  Particular emphasis will be placed on Music Festivals, curriculum development, and the DCPS keyboard/composition program, DC Keys.‬

Responsibilities ‬‬
This is a great opportunity to learn about Arts Management and running a large public school music education department.  Among other tasks, the intern will get to: 

  • Research, develop, and edit new curriculum ‬

  • Work with elementary, middle, and high school music teachers‬

  • Help orchestrate music events‬ and festivals for DC

  • Assist with daily operations ‬

Qualifications ‬‬

  • Strong communications skills, especially writing‬‬

  • Experience and/or coursework in arts management, music, and/or music education‬‬

  • Intellectual curiosity‬‬

  • Ability to explain complex ideas simply and concisely‬‬

  • Storytelling chops – know how to tell an irresistible story‬‬

  • Interest in piano desired, but not required.‬

This is a part-time, unpaid internship