Main Idea

Main IDEA is now hiring interns! The following internships are available: 

  • Term 1: Sept–Dec
  • Term 2: Jan–April
  • Term 3: May–Aug

Main IDEA Internships operate in accordance with an academic calendar, and are subject to change depending on the applicant’s academic year.

Upon review of your application, a Main IDEA Team member will contact you if we wish to arrange an interview. Additionally, you are free to contact us with any further inquiries at info@mainidea.org. Thank you again for your interest!

Duties: 

 

Youth Programming

  • Group Counselors/Leaders
  • Art Teachers
    • Visual Art
    • Drama
    • Music
    • Dance
    • Creative Writing
  • Teen Program Leaders

 

Community Development

  • Networking with local businesses/organizations
  • Research
  • Community events and partnerships
  • fostering relationships with local families

 

Nonprofit Management

  • Administrative Assisting
  • Program Evaluation
  • Grant Research and Writing
  • Fundraising
  • Social Media Management

 

WHAT MAIN IDEA INTERNS CAN EXPECT:

  • Training and support from our leadership team
  • Flexible schedule
  • Develop non-profit management and development skills
  • Hands-on experience working with local youth and families
  • A passionate and collaborative work environment
  • First-hand knowledge of how art empowers under-resourced youth and communities

 

WHAT MAIN IDEA EXPECTS FROM INTERNS

  • A love for kids
  • A commitment and passion for our mission
  • Average of 180 hours per term
    • 15-20 hours/week
    • 40 hours during week of Summer Program
  • Responsibility, Teamwork, Tenacity, attention to detail, willingness to learn
  • Must have transportation to/from the Program Sites (Clark University and Creative Hub)
  • Spanish Speaking skills a plus

Compensation: Unpaid; funding available through LEEP Program. 

Main IDEA offers credited internships ONLY.

To apply for our Volunteer Program, click here!