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Gallery/Studio Work-Study Program for Teens

Build your résumé while taking an art class free of charge! As a work-study student volunteer, you’ll assist professional teaching artists in classes for students ages six through twelve, then take your own art class with other teens for free.

You will:

  • Assist and be mentored by a professional teaching artist (30 hours total)
  • Prepare art supplies
  • Work one-on-one with students
  • Build your communication, group management, and teaching skills
  • Take your own free teen art class (valued at $285)
  • Earn up to 36 hours of volunteer credit
  • Be able to request a letter of recommendation upon completing the program

Apply for the Work-Study Program by April 30.

To apply for the summer session, you need to be 1) a high school sophomore, junior, or senior and 2) able to commit to attending the activities below:

  • Attend all classes in the session (including the course you assist with and the free class you take)
  • Attend three meetings on Tuesday afternoons: an orientation meeting, mid-semester career development, and end-of-semester reflection

Questions? Email the Gallery/Studio Coordinator.