Internship Opportunities, Arts Council of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
The Arts Council of Oklahoma City, a private non-profit corporation, is
currently recruiting for intern positions in the assistance and
implementation of projects and programs for 2009-2010. This is a
non-paid program. Academic approval for course credit for internship is
The qualified intern provides administrative support and clerical
services to the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, assisting in areas such
as Events, Public Relations, and Development.
The intern will assist in the planning, implementation, and execution of
the Arts Council of Oklahoma City events: Opening Night, Oklahoma City
Storytelling Festival, Sunday Twilight Concert Series and Festival of
the Arts. The intern will also assist with the Plaza Artist Jury, which
is responsible for the selection of the festival’s artists.
The intern will assist in public relations, writing press releases,
updating the website, taking photographs, creating media credentials and
press kits, tracking press clippings and editing print pieces.
The intern will work in fund-raising for the Arts Council of Oklahoma
City, with opportunities to assist in grant proposal and report writing,
and prospect research. Duties may include data processing of donor gifts
and acknowledgments and preparation of direct mail solicitations.
Ample opportunity for meeting many of Oklahoma City’s business and
cultural leaders is also available with this internship.
Since Arts Council Interns will assist with volunteer and meeting
organization, mass mailings, and updating and maintaining database
records, good organizational skills are required. Self-motivation and
the capability of organizing the workload within an established system
and time frame are extremely important. Experience in dealing with the
public, good communication skills, and interpersonal "people management"
skills are preferred. Business hours at the Arts Council are 9A.M. to
5P.M. The hours required for the internship are 8-10 hours per week, but
hours are flexible depending on the intern’s school schedule. Knowledge
of Microsoft Windows 98, Word or WordPerfect and Access are preferred.
To learn more about the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, please visit our
To apply, submit transcript and/or resume, references, and a cover
Festival Internship Program
Arts Council of Oklahoma City
400 West California
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Questions? Contact Gilbert Magdaleno at (405)270-4895 or email