Placement Year Opportunity: Creative Learning Internship


This is an internship opportunity for University of Kent students with a passion for the arts and the creative empowerment of children and young people.

Based at Gulbenkian, the position is 35 hours per week, with 15 hours paid work on Gulbenkian’s ART31 project and 20 hours unpaid internship working on wider creative learning projects.

The Role

The internship holder will support the Head of Creative Learning and Creative Learning Assistant to deliver creative opportunities for young people at Gulbenkian and in the community.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in a paid capacity for 15 hours per week in an ART31 Assistant role. ART31 is a young person led movement in Kent, supported by Gulbenkian and funded by Arts Council England. ART31 want to #ChangeKent, by creating more artistic events and opportunities for young people, by motivating young people to be creative, and to try art forms they wouldn’t usually think of, and leading young people to take control and get involved in making decisions.

The post holder will support the ART31 project leaders to deliver the programme with a particular focus on a new group, ART(Y)31, for children aged 8 to 12. This will involve assisting weekly sessions and administrative support.

Please note

The post holder will be expected to be flexible in approach and undertake other tasks as determined from time to time by the Head of Creative Learning. The post will require work to be performed during evenings and weekends. It will include attendance at Gulbenkian events on a regular basis.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory Enhanced disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Such other duties, commensurate with the grading of the post that may be assigned by the Head of Department/School Administration Manager or their nominee.

As this is a Year in Industry/Placement Year opportunity, the learning outcomes of the relevant university module will need to be met whilst on placement. Contact in the first instance for more detailed information.

Download Job Description: Placement Year 2019-20 Creative Learning Internship Gulbenkian

Grade 3 £16,357 – £18,212 per annum (pro rata 15 hours per week)

(Unpaid) internship 20 hours per week.

How to apply: Applicants should email a copy of their CV and a covering letter detailing why you are interested in this position (no more than 500 words) to quoting reference number GULB-CL_19  in the subject line of the email. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.