For Oxy Students

Find out about how you can get involved with our Arts Education courses and internship program. 

Collaborate Courses

ARTS100 - 1 Oxy Arts Collaborate Workshop: Middle School

ARTS100 - 2 Oxy Arts Collaborate Workshop: Elementary School

The Oxy Arts Collaborate Workshop brings a teaching artist, Oxy students, and youth from the neighboring Highland Park schools together in creative collaboration. During the first six weeks of the semester, Oxy students will learn core arts education and public engagement pedagogy. They will work with lead teaching artist Patricia Yossen and collaborate in teaching teams to develop curriculum for an original after school art workshop. In the following 6 weeks of the semester, Oxy students will collaboratively their workshops for local 4+5th or 6-8th graders, culminating in a final public presentation. This course is an eligibility requirement to apply for a paid position through Oxy Arts to lead after school art classes on-site at local Highland Park elementary schools starting in the Spring semester. You are required to submit an application to register for this class. Applications are due at noon on Friday, March 26th. You will be notified if you're accepted into the course before registration week. 

Apply here for the Fall 2021 Collaborate Courses. 

The application for the Fall 2021 semester is due on March 26th. Please email ffleming@oxy.edu with any questions*

The Oxy Arts Collaborate program is made possible by the generous support of the Kathryn Caine Wanlass Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

OXY ARTS Paid Internships  

Each semester Oxy Arts connects 5 selected students with local art partners across Los Angeles for an immersive paid internship. This is an opportunity to gain hands-on experience working with artists and organizations across different aspects of the art world—exhibition, publication, performance, education, and more. Host partners include artworxLA, Avenue 50 Studio, Bob Baker Marionette Theater, CASSANDRA Press, and Clockshop. Read more about each host site and specific internships at this link before applying. This is a paid student worker position at $15/hour for a 10 hour per week commitment. Internships will be 10 weeks long during the spring semester.

Applications for Fall 2021 internships are not open at this time. The application process includes filling out a google form, and sending your resume and cover letter as one pdf with your name and the intern site in the file name to ffleming@oxy.edu. Your cover letter should be specific to the intern site you are applying for. You may apply to multiple intern sites. If you would like support writing your resume and cover letter, email careers@oxy.edu to attend a career education class or set up an advising appointment. 

The Oxy Arts Internship program is made possible by the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Oxy Arts Community Studio @ LAUSD

The Oxy Arts Community Studio @ LAUSD program is a new arts education program building on our Collaborate after school arts workshop. Oxy students will be placed at a local Highland Park elementary school to lead a six-week afterschool visual art workshop to 4th grade students. 

This position is paid hourly ($15/hr), up to 6.5 hours per week for 10 weeks. There are four weeks of paid prep at the beginning of the semester, including training and curriculum development, followed by six weeks of classes at the assigned school site. You will be responsible for developing your own original curriculum. Classes will be held at 2:30pm on weekday afternoons, 2 days per week. There will be multiple days of the week available and we will work with you to place you at a school site that best fits your schedule. In the Spring semester, all classes will take place over Zoom.

To apply for a Fall 2021 teaching position, please fill out this application. Completion of the Collaborate course, or a combination of other relevant Education courses/ teaching experience is required for this student worker position. Questions? Email ffleming@oxy.edu

The Oxy Arts Community Studio program is made possible by the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.