Educational Outreach Internship - Summer 2020 Internship

Ann Arbor Summer Festival

Please submit an online application, including your resume and cover letter, at

• Candidates are asked not to request submission status. If your qualifications match current openings, you will be contacted directly

• Position will remain open until filled

Job Description:

Summary Description: The Educational Outreach Intern will gain experience in community cultivation, audience involvement, and educational programming in assisting with the booking, planning, and management of the educational events located in the KidZone and the Festival Footprint Learning Center nightly at Top of the Park.

Duties Include:

  • With festival staff, program and contract the 2018 family events at Top of the Park
  • Build connections with community organizations, sponsors and partners
  • Advance nightly event details prior to the start of the festival
  • On-site KidZone and Festival Footprint Zero Waste Initiative Learning Center activity tent management
  • Advance any ancillary adult or young adult educational events related to programming
  • Assist with pre-event logistics including preparing materials and transport supplies to events
  • Assist with post-event logistics, follow-up, communication, and correspondence
  • Promote and document festival activity through grassroots marketing Street Team
  • Represent the Festival while interacting with community organizations and the general public
  • Complete a short post-season wrap report, summarizing activities and suggesting improvements
  • Participate in career development activities
  • Participate in rotational opportunities and staff shadowing
  • Provide additional administrative support
Preferred Skills:


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a deadline based environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and willingness to work with a diverse community
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Comfortable overseeing and interacting with children ages 4-14 and their families
  • Comfortable assisting with crowd control and interacting with festival participants
  • Strong “classroom management” skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines, under minimal supervision
  • Proficient in a Mac OS environment
  • An interest in non-profits and experience with the arts and entertainment field