Employment Opportunities

Career Advancement Programs

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The Kennedy Center Internship Program is a holistic and rigorous professional development program designed to elevate the next generation of leaders in the arts, cultural, and non-profit fields.


The Fellowship in Arts Management Program, in partnership with the Arts Management Program at American University, offers a merit-based 9-month award to the next generation of arts managers.

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EEI Internship

The Experiential Education Initiative (EEI) Internship is a semester-long, paid internship for individuals with intellectual disabilities, 19-30 years old.

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Rosemary Kennedy Initiatives

These initiatives provide and invest in innovative approaches around the country for youth with disabilities transitioning into the workforce.

Scholarship Program

The Next Generation Leaders Scholarship Program is a comprehensive arts administration training program with the goal to help develop the potential future leaders at arts organizations across the country.