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Interested in applying for an internship?

Arts Council Oklahoma City, a private non-profit corporation, is currently recruiting for intern positions in the assistance and implementation of projects and programs for the  semester.  This is a non-paid program.  Academic approval for course credit for internship is negotiable.

General Information

Since Arts Council Interns will assist with volunteer and meeting organization, mass mailings, and updating and maintaining database records, good organizational skills are required.  Self-motivation and the capability of organizing the workload within an established system and time frame are extremely important.  Experience in dealing with the public, good communication skills, and interpersonal “people management” skills are preferred.  Business hours at the Arts Council are 9A.M. to 5P.M. The hours required for the internship are 8-10 hours per week, but hours are flexible depending on the intern’s school schedule.

To apply submit resume and cover letter to jaycock@artscouncilokc.com or to:

Jessica Aycock, Internship Program

Arts Council of Oklahoma City

400 West California

Oklahoma City, OK  73102

Communications Internship

The qualified intern provides public relations, administrative support and clerical services to the Communications Director.  The Intern will assist with writing press releases, updating Web site, taking photographs, creating media credentials and press kits, tracking press clippings and editing print pieces. Work also includes administrative tasks. The intern must exhibit strong writing skills, computer knowledge, attention to detail and a general knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Photoshop.  The Intern will learn valuable skills in public relations and marketing.


Event Planning Internship

The qualified intern provides administrative support and clerical services to the Event staff.  The Event Planning Intern will assist with the planning and implementation of Opening Night and the Festival of the Arts Jury. There are many opportunities for the intern to assist with meeting planning, committee organization, volunteer coordination and other various tasks involved in major event planning.  Ample opportunity for meeting many of Oklahoma City’s business and cultural leaders is also available with this internship. The intern will also assist with preparing for the Visual Artist Jury in preparation for Festival of the Arts 2016.


Accounting Internship

The accounting intern works in the finance department learning to process daily accounting transactions, perform clerical functions and assist with various company events.  The intern computes, classifies, records, and verifies numerical data for use in maintaining accounting records, converts proper supporting documentation to electronic form and electronically attaches and files these documents after they have been processed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Compile and sort documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions.
  • Verify proper documentation and approvals for transactions are obtained and that the coding of the transactions is
  • Enter data from accounts payable and accounts receivable documents into the accounting system.
  • Assist in updating the vendor and customer files and other databases.
  • Organize and file documents in accounting file system.
  • Assist with miscellaneous tasks necessary to prepare for departmental duties at various events.

General Information

To perform the job successfully, the qualified intern should demonstrate attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. He or she must work will with staff and volunteers, have the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, present numerical data effectively, work ethically and with integrity, demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness, have strong verbal and written communication skills, and be comfortable operating a computer with various software packages.  At the completion of this internship, the successful candidate will have hands on experience performing basic bookkeeping tasks and be familiar with our accounting software and basic office systems.  The internship should provide them with skills that would be universally beneficial in any accounting office.

Business hours at the Arts Council are 9A.M. to 5P.M. The hours required for the internship are 8-10 hours per week, but hours are flexible depending on the intern’s school schedule.  To learn more about the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, please visit our website: www.artscouncilokc.com

To apply, submit transcript and/or resume and a cover letter to jaycock@artscouncilokc.com or to:

Questions?  Contact Jessica Aycock at (405) 270-4897 or email jaycock@artscouncilokc.com