Old Town School of Folk Music

Education Intern

June - August 2018 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

I really loved the open and laid-back learning environment throughout the summer. I was able to meet professionals in the arts administration field along with participating in summer programming.

What I wish was different

I wish that I had a long-term project throughout the summer, I was able to help on extremely short-term administrative tasks and projects, but I wish that there was a larger longer term project.


Network! Talk to people! My personal and professional conversations that I had over the summer with students, teaching artists, and administrative professionals really shaped my experience and understanding of the school and what it was like to work at a non-profit. Their words of wisdom and advice truly influenced my own understanding of what career I want to pursue in the future.
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