East West Players, the nation's premier Asian American theatre organization, is offering three summer internships: Development Assistant, Technical Production Assistant and Arts Education Assistant.

Funded by the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, each internship is 40 hours per week for 10 weeks and students earn $350 per week. The internship period is June - September, with specific start and end dates based on student availability. In
addition to the responsibilities of the position, interns must attend four mandatory events coordinated by the Arts ommission.

Student eligibility for internship positions is limited to currently enrolled undergraduates who either reside in and/or attend college in Los Angeles County, will have completed at least one semester of college by June 2006, and will not graduate before December 2006. Candidates are welcome from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have
demonstrated a previous commitment to the arts.

To apply for an internship, send a resume and cover letter to:
Mr. Trent Steelman, Managing Director
120 Judge John Aiso St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 625-7111 FAX

For more information about East West Players, visit www.eastwestplayers.org

For more information about the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, visit www.lacountyarts.org

Development Assistant
Will provide support for the Asian American Theatre conference to take place in the summer of 2006. Will be highly involved in logistical coordination aspects of the conference including the creation of delegate materials and information dissemination. Preferred: computer proficient (Word, Excel, internet) with excellent and accurate spelling, grammar, organizational and interpersonal skills; enthusiasm for the arts, community relations, and the stamina to multitask in a fast-paced environment; flexibility to work occasional nights/weekends during special events; pleasant communication skills (in person and on the phone) for dealing with organization donors and board members.

Technical Production Assistant
Will provide technical and production related support for a 240-seat theatre and a separate warehouse site by aiding in prop and set construction, theatre maintenance and other related activities. Will also assist the Production Manager during pre-production. Required: skilled in construction, possess basic electrical knowledge and have the ability and willingness to lift and carry heavy items, such as props; design or theatre experience is a plus; able to do "hands on" jobs.

Arts Education Assistant
The Arts Education Assistant will develop an excel database and invoicing system to track the sales of our touring theatre for youth program and will then use the database to begin outreach to new Southern California elementary schools. The intern will play an integral role in developing a strategic plan to increase bookings at Southern California schools. Required: proficient in Word and Excel; display excellent organizational skills. Preferred: enthusiasm for arts education; highly motivated and a self-starter; able to multi-task in a fast paced work environment; flexibility to work occasional nights/weekends for special events; exemplary interpersonal communication skills to deal with organization patrons, board members and school administrators.