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Teen Night Planning Committee

In this paid internship, learn more about the ins and outs of event planning in the arts! As a Teen Night Planning Committee member, you’ll collaborate with other New York City teens to design, coordinate, and promote Teen Nights—free events that feature music and dance performances, workshops, art-making, friends, and food.

You will:

Design, plan, and execute three free large-scale events for New York City teens

Meet educators and curators to learn about visual art and our collections

Promote Teen Night to teens across New York City, especially Brooklyn

Communicate with emerging artists and performers

Assist with programs like Target First Saturdays

Build and strengthen your communication, teamwork, time management, organizational, and event-planning skills

Get paid $11 per hour until December 2017, then $13 per hour starting January 2018. Second year Committee members will be paid $12 per hour until December 2017, then $14 per hour starting January 2018. Work up to 60 hours for the year!

To apply, you need to be 1) a high school student, 2) at least fourteen years old, and 3) able to commit to the activities below, which take place December through May:

  • Wednesdays: 4:30–6:30 pm
  • Fridays: 3 Teen Nights, 4–8 pm
  • Saturdays: 2 Target First Saturdays sessions, 5–9 pm

How to apply:

  • Submit an online application between now and October 27, 2017.
  • Email one letter of recommendation, on official letterhead, from a teacher, guidance counselor, or community leader to tnpc.application@brooklynmuseum.org (include “Teen Night Planning Committee” and the applicant’s name in the subject line).

Have questions? Email us. Want to perform at Teen Night? Send us a proposal!

Interested in planning our LGBTQ Teen Night? Learn more.