Diversity in Arts Leadership (DIAL) Intern Info Session
Recorded On: 12/16/2019
About This Info Session
The Diversity in Arts Leadership (DIAL) internship program, administered by Americans for the Arts and national partners, matches undergraduate students from backgrounds traditionally untapped for arts leadership with dynamic communities, energetic host arts organizations, and business mentors, to guide students’ personal and professional growth throughout the summer. In 2020, the nationwide, competitive selection process will grants paid, ten-week-long internships in New Jersey, New York City, and Nashville, TN.
This information session will provide intern candidates seeking more information about applying to the 2020 Diversity in Arts Leadership summer internship with a program and intern experience overview, application instructions, tips for applying, and a live Q & A period.
Equity in Arts Leadership Program Associate
Ami Scherson joined Americans for the Arts in May 2019. In her role as Equity in Arts Leadership Programs Associate, she will assist in the development and implementation of programs to enhance the skills of diverse emerging arts administrators. In addition, she will support local arts agency, public sector, and private sector leaders in adopting and implementing policies and programs that amplify cultural equity in the arts sector and communities-at-large. Prior to joining Americans for the Arts, she had interned at Kaufman Music Center, the Cleveland Orchestra, and Stuart's Opera House. Ami is a proud alumni of the Diversity in Arts Leadership internship program hosted by Americans for the Arts.
Ami graduated from Ohio University's Honors Tutorial College with a B.A. in Music and a minor in Business. As she is passionate about arts accessibility and community development, her senior thesis focused on the impacts of nonprofit arts education programs in rural Appalachia.