DANCEWAVE EDUCATION INTERNSHIP

EDUCATION INTERN

Dancewave seeks a Fall 2013 Education Intern to assist the Director of Education and School Administrator in the management of Dancewave’s education programs. This internship offers an excellent opportunity to gain real, hands on experience in a non-profit arts organization. Skills cultivated during this internship will assist aspiring arts administrators interested in pursuing a career in arts administration or dance education.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to e-mail and telephone inquiries regarding classes and space rentals at Dancewave
  • Process registration and payments in Dancewave’s online database (Salesforce)
  • Assist with planning of various Dancewave school events and performances
  • Observe and assist teaching artists during classes
  • Check in and process payments for adult students
  • Assist in the daily maintenance of the studio and office

Requirements:

  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Positive and professional demeanor, flexible, can-do attitude
  • Interest in Dancewave’s mission and commitment to serving youth
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of database similar to Mindbody or Salesforce

Commitment:

  • Start Date: November 1st, 2013 – TBD
  • 3-4 month commitment with 20 hours per week preferred.
  • Schedule flexibility available

Compensation: Monthly travel stipend provided

To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to jobs@dancewave.org, with subject title “Education Intern”.

About Dancewave
Dancewave transforms the lives of New York City youth through unique exposure to world-class, pre-professional performing arts training. Dancewave’s programs include: DANCE TRAINING (The School at Dancewave, Summer Dance Intensive); ARTS IN EDUCATION (D-Wave in Motion, Public School Master Class Tour), PRE-PROFESSIONAL COMPANIES (Dancewave Company (DC), DC II, DC III, Young Movers Ensemble) and COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE (Kids Cafe Festival, Spring Celebration.) For more information, please visit www.dancewave.org.

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DANCEWAVE EDUCATION INTERN AND EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

 Dancewave seeks an Education Intern to assist the executive director in researching, coordinating, scheduling and overseeing Dwave in Motion, Dancewave’s arts in education program in NYC public schools. This internship offers the unique opportunity to gain professional hands-on experience in arts in education administration. Interns will learn how to bring high quality dance residencies to the public school system. Skills cultivated under the guidance of the Dancewave executive director during this internship will assist the aspiring arts administrator in future professional pursuits.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist Executive Director in researching new school partnership opportunities and funding possibilities
  • Communicate with schools and teaching artists
  • Coordinate scheduling and assist with contract preparation
  • Help book the Master Class tour in NYC schools
  • Help oversee residencies and performances, visiting the school periodically
  • Help create an assessment rubric for schools, students and teaching artists
  • Provide administrative support to Executive Director as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Positive and professional demeanor, flexible, can-do attitude
  • Interest in Dancewave’s mission and commitment to creating programming
  • And residencies in and for New York City public schools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power point)
  • Previous knowledge of arts in education school models

Commitment:

  • Start Date: November 1st, 2013 – TBD
  • 3-4 month commitment with minimum of 20 hours per week
  • Possibility for hire onto the Dancewave staff
  • Monthly stipend available

To apply: Please email resume, three references and cover letter to jobs@dancewave.org with subject title “education internship.”

About dancewave

Dancewave transforms the lives of new york city youth through unique exposure to world-class, pre-professional performing arts training. Dancewave’s programs include: dance training (the school at dancewave, summer dance intensive); arts in education (d-wave in motion, public school master class tour), pre-professional companies (dancewave company (dc), dc ii, dc iii, young movers ensemble) and community performance (kids cafe festival, spring celebration.) For more information, please visit www.dancewave.org.

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