Special Projects Intern

Overview

Date Posted:
5/4/2022
Job Code:
Intern
Location:
Learning
Address:
151 South Grand Ave
City:
Los Angeles
State:
CA
Country:
United States of America

Description

 

The Special Projects Intern will support the work in the collaborative learning and social innovation areas within the LA Phil’s Learning Department. They will support the work of the Learning Department Managers and the day-to-day operation of Learning programs, with emphasis on administrative duties related to Youth Orchestra LA (YOLA) special projects and events. This is an internship for skilled individuals interested in building a career in arts and orchestral administration. At the end of the internship, the intern will possess familiarity with activities of a Learning department in a major orchestra, the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment in the performing arts and the ability to prioritize and react to a rapidly changing environment.

 

Position Elements:

  • Assist in the support of Learning staff and the day-to-day operation of Learning programs, with emphasis on administrative duties related to local Youth Orchestra LA (YOLA) special projects.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation efforts related to the Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen YOLA Center special events.
  • Assist in coordinating schedules and milestones for events, projects, and programs.
  • Assist in note taking during meetings and tracking action items.
  • Assist in the development of resources and materials for meetings and events.
  • Provide support on administrative tasks including outreach emails, invitation emails, preparing spreadsheets, reports, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

 
  • Meet the LA County Arts Internship Program requirements
  • Must be highly organized, accurate and detail-oriented
  • Must be reliable and dependable, as well as focused and self-motivated
  • Knowledge of orchestral music and music reading skills
  • Should possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Works well in a high-pressure, fast-paced corporate environment
  • Able to work cooperatively in a shared work space
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities
  • Spanish language proficiency preferred, not required
  • Should be a team player with the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Must be computer literate (Word, Access, Excel, Outlook.)
  • Should have an ambition to learn about music education
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive situations with excellent judgment and discretion
  • Dedication and commitment to engage in and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the staff, vendors, and within interactions with the surrounding community is a must
  • Secondary language fluency is a plus

 

This internship is sponsored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. 132 undergraduate interns will participate in the program this year at 119 performing, presenting, and literary nonprofit arts organizations and municipal arts agencies throughout LA County. In addition to their full-time 10 week paid internship, interns will participate in educational events as part of the program, which is funded by the Getty Foundation. The educational events are designed to provide interns with a broader perspective of the vibrant arts and cultural landscape of the County. For additional information on the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the Arts Internship Program, and for a complete list of all the internships offered this summer, visit the Arts Commission website at www.lacountyarts.org.

 

COVID Workplace Safety Requirements

This position will require you to interact with employees, patrons, vendors and others who may or may not be vaccinated or recently tested. You will be required to wear personal protection equipment (PPE) required by the LA County Department of Public Health protocols and the LA Phil.  You agree to comply at all times with the LA Phil’s COVID-19 Prevention Plan, including testing and vaccination requirements.

 

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FCIHO


The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association embraces and is committed to diversity and inclusion within our staff, musicians, guest artists, audiences, and surrounding communities. The Association does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and religious grooming), sex (including pregnancy, perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the law, the Association also provides reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and employees in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, for pregnant employees who request an accommodation with the advice of their health care providers, for pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; for employees who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking; and for applicants and employees based on their religious beliefs and practices.