Fall 2019 Internship CLOSED

Spring 2020 Internship Dates (flexible): January 10 - June 5 - Spring Interns must be available to work at least one day of the Paseo Arts Festival May 23-25.

The Paseo Arts Association (PAA) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization located in the heart of Oklahoma City's Paseo Arts District that provides a unique environment for the visual, performing and culinary arts. 

As the non-profit of the Paseo Arts District, the PAA manages a gallery (Paseo Art Space), the Paseo Arts Festival, First Friday Gallery Walks, Paseo Arts Awards Dinner, educational programs and more.

The primary focus of this internship is to provide students with practical job experience with a non-profit. Students working as interns gain skills and experience over an extended period of time (usually 3-6 months) with an hourly commitment of at least 10-12 hours per week. Scheduling is flexible and can be worked around class schedules, but intern must be available to fulfill his or her hours Tuesday-Friday between 9am-5pm or Saturday 12-5pm. Extended hours on First Fridays and other event days, including nights and weekends, are required.

Position Requirements

  • Strong attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to take initiative

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to speak and communicate through the phone and over email

  • General knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office

  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced atmosphere with the flexibility to change tasks as priorities require with enthusiasm

  • For social media internship, experience with Adobe Suite is a major bonus!

The PAA seeks intern(s) to contribute to the various aspects of a non-profit arts organization, including, but not limited to:

  • PR, promotion and marketing – social media, direct mail and web

  • Administrative groundwork and preparation for events and programs

  • Creative writing - profile pieces on Paseo artists and businesses

  • On-site support during events

  • Website content management

  • Gallery management

  • Membership and development

  • Grants proposals and reports

This is an unpaid internship position, but college credit is possible if approved by your advisor and university.

To learn more about the Paseo Arts Association and the Paseo Arts District, visit our website.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume in PDF format with your name in the filename (as well as samples of your work if applying for social media & graphics) to Paige Powell at