Art Expression Inc.

Internships and Teaching Opportunities

Art Expression offers Mentoring, Supervision, and Professional Development opportunities for Bachelor’s and Master’s level students.  Students will work in a variety of settings including schools, shelters, and community organizations.

Art Expression also offers internships for those at the BA level pursuing similar fields, and Art Facilitator positions for those pursuing their MA.  There are also opportunities for newly graduated MA Art Therapists, Music Therapists, and Play Therapists.

Our BA level interns receive:

  • Hands-on experience thru mentoring by our art facilitators
  • Experience in the office learning:
    • program development
    • nonprofit management
    • grant writing
    • strategic planning
    • community relations

They Learn:

  • Teamwork
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Writing Skills

Our MA Graduate Student Art Facilitators are paid positions which offer many opportunities to prepare them for their careers.  These include:

  • Experience working with children and families
  • Mentoring by MA level and Board Certified Art Therapists
  • Collaboration with certified teachers within school systems

They Learn:

  • Flexibility
  • Curriculum development
  • Responsive facilitation skills  to meet the needs of individual program participants
  • Planning and Preparation skills
  • Documenting progress towards desired goals
  • Summarizing impact of program goals
  • Adapting of expectations with different educational systems

All BA and MA level interns or facilitators receive:

  • Professional Development through team meetings and opportunities to network
  • Mentoring by experienced art therapists
  • Shadowing experiences
  • Letters of Reference when they move on to their careers