May Ц September 2008/09, Washington, DC, USA. Deadline for applications: 1 April 2008
The Kennedy Center offers fellowship programme for highly motivated arts managers. Fellows enjoy close working relationships with experienced arts professionals, hands-on work opportunities, a structured blend of independent and collective learning experiences, and the opportunity to work in one of the busiest and most artistically diverse performing arts centers in the United States. Fellows are expected to attend performances and educational events, as well as complete significant projects within the context of the Kennedy Center.
The Fellowship Program provides up to 10 highly motivated, disciplined, and creative artists and arts managers from the United States and other countries with the instruction and experience they need to succeed in today's complex arts environment. Fellows work full-time at the Kennedy Center for 9 months starting in September and ending in May, and take part in classes, seminars, and practical work experiences in at least three Kennedy Center departments. Stipend, materials, and reimbursement for health coverage are provided to participants.
Application deadline is April 1.
How to Apply
Submit the following:
Х Application form
Х Personal Statement: No more than two pages indicating the reason(s) you are applying for this Fellowship, what you hope to gain from the experience, your background in the performing arts, and your goals related to working in the field of arts administration.
Х Resume (and photo, optional)
Х Official college/university transcript(s): undergraduate and graduate (if applicable)
Х Two (2) current recommendation letters: Letters should speak to your relevant background and skills. Letters of recommendation must arrive in sealed envelopes with the signature of the letter writer appearing across the envelope flap.
Telephone interviews will be conducted as part of the final selection process.
All material must arrive in one package and must be written in English or have a certified translation.
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