Teen Art Connect Application 2017-2018
Teen Art Connect 2017-2018 Application
Teen Art Connect (TAC) is a job training program that brings together high school students from diverse backgrounds for a year-round paid internship exploring culture through art at The Contemporary Jewish Museum. All high school students entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in fall 2017 are eligible to apply.
Timeline and Important Dates:
• Friday, March 17: Applications due by 5pm
• Late-April: Applicants will be contacted and select individuals will be invited to interview
• Mid-May: Acceptance notices will be sent
• June 12–June 23: Summer training intensive (10am–4pm, Mon–Fri)
• July–August: Three Sunday Sessions 3-5:30pm (exact dates TBD)
• August 2017–May 2018: Sunday Sessions twice a month (Sundays 3–5:30pm) and Weekly Work Shifts (2-6 hours per week)
To apply, all applicants must complete all sections of this form. Incomplete forms and those without a reference paragraph will not be considered.
We recommend typing your answers separately, proofreading, and then copying and pasting them into the form.
Please complete all of the fields below and hit "Submit" ONCE.
If your application goes through correctly, the screen will say it has been saved. You will receive a confirmation email to the address you provided.
Date of Birth (01/23/1998)
Address Line 2
State / Province / Region
Postal / Zip Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Bosnia and Herzegovina
United Arab Emirates
Papua New Guinea
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Republic of the Congo
Sao Tome and Principe
United Republic of Tanzania
Country / Region
School for fall 2015
Grade for fall 2015
Please respond to the following questions in a few sentences or more.
Have you been to The Museum before? If so, what did you see/do here?
How did you hear about the Teen Art Connect internship at The Contemporary Jewish Museum?
Which of these topics interest you (either you already have some experience and want to do/learn more, or would like to start exploring the topic)?
Mark as many or as few as you like—it's up to you! Please be honest, though. Remember, we are looking to put together a group of people with varied interests and experiences.
Working with Kids
Meeting New People
From the above topics, which, if any, do you already have experience with? Please explain.
Please respond to the following questions in a paragraph or more.
How do you want this program to impact you personally? How do you hope to change or grow? How does it fit with your life goals?
What strengths, unique perspectives, and passions will you be able to contribute to the TAC program and The Museum?
Please tell us about your favorite classes, extracurricular activities, or other interests that might help us learn more about you. (Arts classes, school clubs, cultural organizations that you haven't already mentioned.)
Describe your world and how it has shaped you into the person you are today. Are there particular people, cultures, places, or experiences that have influenced you and your outlook?
Please understand that in order to be considered for the TAC program you must be available for the Summer Training Intensive and School Year Requirements. Only rare exceptions will be granted. Contact email@example.com to discuss particular questions.
What specific weekend or after-school commitments do you have June 2017-May 2018?
Please mark as many of these that you are definitely able to commit to.
Summer Training Intensive: June 12–June 23 2017 (10am–4pm, Mon–Fri)
Summer Sunday Sessions: July–August 2017 (3 Sundays 3–5:30pm, exact dates TBD)
School Year Requirements August 2017–May 2018: Sunday Sessions twice a month (Sundays 3–5:30pm) and Weekly Work Shifts (2–6 hours per week)
If you are not able to commit to something above, please explain.
Please give us the name and contact information of an adult (NOT A RELATIVE) who knows you well, and ask them to write you a paragraph or two of why you would be a fabulous intern. If your reference prefers to email the paragraph separately, he or she can email it to firstname.lastname@example.org and you can note in the space below that, "Reference will be emailed separately."
Relationship to Applicant
Please paste a paragraph from your reference explaining why you are a fantastic candidate for this program.
Remember, if your reference prefers to email the paragraph separately, he or she can email it to email@example.com. Please note in the space to the right, "Reference will be emailed separately."
Click on the photo to read blog posts by past teen interns
More information: firstname.lastname@example.org