For Oxy Students

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


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 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

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

OXY ARTS Internships  
Beginning this spring 2021, Oxy Arts will connect 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.

The application for the spring 2021 internships is now closed. For more information about summer and fall 2021 internships, please email

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


The Oxy Arts Collaborate Workshop brings together a teaching artist, Oxy students, and youth from Highland Park in creative collaboration. During the first six weeks of the semester, Oxy students learn core arts education and public engagement pedagogy. In the following 6 weeks, Oxy students collaboratively lead an after school art workshop for local middle school youth, culminating in a final public presentation.

Course enrollment occurs in late fall and spring for the subsequent semester. The application for the spring 2021 course is now closed. For more information about the fall 2021 course, please email

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.