HOT Schools – Internship Positions Available

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HOT Schools – Internship positions available

Connecticut Office of the Arts Higher Order Thinking (HOT) Schools™ in partnership with Wesleyan’s Green Street Center for Teaching and Learning is offering two internships to Wesleyan University or Middlesex Community College Students.

This is a unique opportunity for organized, tech savvy individuals interested in the elements of planning, developing, implementing and coordinating particular aspects of the HOT Schools program including the HOT Schools 24th Annual Summer Institute (SI). The SI is an intensive interactive arts education experience for 200 plus artists, teachers, administrators and parents engaged in school culture change through strong arts, arts integration, and democratic practice.  For more information about the HOT Schools Program visit

The program is a synthesis of educational pedagogy and strategic partnerships with teaching artists and arts and cultural organizations dedicated to cultivating arts energized school communities.  Program interns will assist in all aspects of planning and implementation of this intensive week- long professional development opportunity.

To apply: Please send a resume and letter of interest to by March 10th, 2017.

Arts in Education (AE) Conference Interns

Duration:  The AE Conference Planning Interns will work from June 5 – July 19, 2017

Description:  Participating in event design, planning and implementation

  • Research and compile relevant resources
  • Assisting in creation of promotional materials
  • Managing multiple data systems (school reports and plans, on-line registrations and surveys, etc.)
  • Organizing materials and supplies for presenters
  • Networking with educators, artists and presenters
  • General clerical duties (copying, filing, assembling materials, etc.)

Qualifications: The candidate for this position should be a self-starter with strong writing skills, be proficient in using excel and Google docs and have general clerical skills. The position requires flexibility, strong interpersonal skills and an interest in working collaboratively. Drivers license and access to a vehicle preferred.

Payment: $10.00 per hour

June  5 – June 23 at 20 hours a week

June 26 – July 19 at 40 hours a week – Room & Board at the Hilton will be provided from 7/9 -7/14.

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