Internships

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Face Forward offers all sorts of internships that are directly relevant to the career goals and skill sets of young business professionals in the Twin Cites.   An opportunity to get hands on experience in the nonprofit local performing arts community, our interns are  directly involved with a growing network of talent.  See deadlines and internship positions below!

SUMMER 2014 INTERNSHIPS 
April 14th – April 30th: Summer internship applications submission period
May 5th – May 9th: Interviews
May 14th: Notification of Application
May 19th – May 30th: Shadowing previous interns
June 3rd: First Meeting
July 8th: Mid-Summer Evaluations
August 19th: Last Meeting

Email faceforwardminnesota@gmail.com with a cover letter, resume, & indication of which internship you are interested in (you can choose more than one) to apply.

OPENINGS FOR…

Blogger

For the blogging extraordinaire – Face Forward needs your help!  Create content by attending local performing arts/social justice events, as well as conducting interviews with some of the most edgy, talented, up and coming performing artists in the Twin Cities.  Keep our look fresh by adding your creative  words to our new blog – running on the front page of our new website!

Artist Representative

Use your knowledge and passion for interactive, engaging ways to develop community as you work to build the Face Forward Artist Community. Working directly with Artist Committees, you will get hands-on experience in creating meaningful and fun collaboration opportunities for multidisciplinary, socially-aware artists.  You will also be responsible for utilizing Face Forward as a platform for artists to share their work with a broader community by actively seeking out information about upcoming events, shows, workshops, etc., and sharing that information within the Face Forward network.

Financial Development Intern

Learn about grant submissions and the technique of grant writing by working with our Face Forward Operations Director. You will draft several grant proposals throughout the semester and leave this internship with increased knowledge about grant submissions, grant writing, both of which are valuable and rare skills to have to be able to submit your own in the future! Those interested in working with nonprofit organizations or agencies will especially benefit from this internship.

“I can’t sing. Nor can I dance, paint, write, or play an instrument. I can, however, inspire and be inspired; motivate and be motivated; influence and be influenced. And I can confess I have felt all of these through my work with Face Forward. I’ve had handfuls of great networking opportunities though this organization and I’ve especially enjoyed being a representative of Face Forward. I found that spontaneously giving out business cards to street artists or sending emails to potential clients have really helped build the Face Forward community… and I’m proud to say I have contributed.

- Tina McCabe, Community Liaison Intern

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