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JULY 6 - AUGUST 20, 2021

Young Audiences is proud to offer paid internships to 25 rising seniors from Baltimore City Public High Schools through the 2021 Bloomberg Arts Internship (BAI) program! This seven-week, full-time, paid internship will build strong career skills and help students:

gain meaningful workforce experiences in the field of arts and culture through placements at arts/cultural institutions

prepare to apply and transition to college through professional development and the support of college mentors

develop knowledge of and connection to the city’s vibrant arts culture through panels of local artists, studio visits, and trips to local arts areas/organizations

strengthen their oral and written communication skills through professional development and the support of writing coaches

connect, create, and catalyze change in their lives and communities

connect to a BAI community grounded in safety, belonging, equity, and creative expression

Who can apply to take part in this program?

Rising high school seniors from Baltimore City Public Schools (25 students will be selected to participate)

Baltimore-based arts and cultural institutions

What will this year's program look like?

The 2021 program will be a combination of virtual professional development and in-person trips and experiences. We will continue to update our plans based on city and state COVID safety precautions.

Final Deadline: April 9
2021 Bloomberg Arts Internship Program

“I loved my experience with Bloomberg. I made long-term connections with staff and interns, I feel like my horizons are expanded in terms of considerations for my future as an artist, and I have more knowledge about the community. I benefited from this internship in a number of ways, and this opportunity is one that I am going to cherish for a long time.”

-Seth Plummer, BAI 2020 Cohort

“This internship is beautiful. The people working here truly care about bettering the next generation and making us confident in our futures and ourselves. It’s not something you experience often as a teen but for that exact reason it’s something that will be cherished forever.”

-Barri Senae Moore, BAI 2020 Cohort

“Anyone who comes across the Bloomberg Arts Internship, take this chance to learn more about the arts and what it's like to be in an art community. Or take this chance to better your skills, make some friends and meet people who will empower you to reach your goals. Take it from someone who was a Bloomberg Arts Intern, you will enjoy yourself in this internship.”

-Carmen Wilson, BAI 2020 Cohort

“The Bloomberg Arts Internship is an opportunity for students to not only explore the arts world within their cities, but also a chance for students to learn more about themselves and get comfortable with themselves.”

-Tre Fowlkes, BAI 2020 Cohort

2020 Arts + Culture Partners


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