Be an ArtsBridge Summer Staff member!

You’ve done it. You loved it. You learned a ton.

Now’s your chance to pay it forward.

Join us online this summer as an ArtsBridge Summer Staff member, and help the next generation of young artists get ready for college!

Summer Staff applications for ArtsBridge Summer 2021 are now closed. The deadline to apply was April 1, 2021. 

Questions? Contact Hannah Uher at

Job Description

Requirements: Must be a former ArtsBridge Summer student. Priority will be given to students who have completed at least one year of college. All staff must be at least 18 years of age by the start of the program.

Dates: Position runs from July 12 – August 6, 2021. 

From July 12 – July 23, staff will have limited responsibilities including: being required to attend two training sessions and being available to communicate and make plans with their assigned faculty member(s). 

ArtsBridge Summer will run July 24 – August 6, 2021 and staff should be fully available during this time frame (no exceptions). Staff can expect general working hours of 10am – 7pm EST, with specific schedules to be provided closer to the start date of the program.

Compensation: $1,000 stipend

Summer Staff Expectations:

All ArtsBridge Summer Staff members will have responsibilities as Faculty Assistants to one or more ArtsBridge Summer faculty members.

  1. As ArtsBridge Summer Staff you will:
    • Respect student and faculty confidentiality
    • Be willing to “roll up your sleeves” and help out whenever possible
    • Perform other duties as requested by head ArtsBridge Staff
    • Help organize evening virtual events with other ArtsBridge Summer Staff
    • Assist with virtual events including:
      • July 24th orientation
      • July 25th initial assessments
      • August 6th final assessments
  2. As a Faculty Assistant, your expectations include:
    • In-class assistance of faculty and students, including daily attendance of all assigned faculty member’s classes and tracking student work and assigned materials
    • Being available during and outside of class time to assist students and faculty with technology related questions and issues
    • Arranging extra help for students outside of class and coordinating any external needs with head ArtsBridge Staff
    • Assisting with evening sessions taught by assigned faculty member and/or guest faculty

Background checks are mandatory and will be run by ArtsBridge. The information needed to run these reports will be provided by the candidate through a separate form when applicable.

How to Apply

Summer Staff applications for ArtsBridge Summer 2021 are now closed. The deadline to apply was April 1, 2021. 

  1. Complete the online application form (currently closed until 2022).
  2. Send a current resume in PDF format to Hannah Uher at
    • Resumes should include work/volunteer experience, extracurriculars, skills, etc.
  3. Send a cover letter in PDF format to Hannah Uher at
    • In your cover letter, state why you wish to be considered for a Summer Staff position. Address your relevant strengths in assisting students and faculty and creating a positive learning community and discuss your potential contribution to an organized and customer service-oriented summer program.
    • In your cover letter, please indicate if there is a specific faculty member(s) or program you would be interested in assisting. Specify why you would be a good fit for this instructor or program. Faculty & programs include:
      • Jason Aquila (Baldwin Wallace University, ArtSong)
      • Heather Benton (Montclair State University, Musical Theater 2)
      • Julie Boyd, The New School & Fordham University
      • Vicky Bussert (Baldwin Wallace University, Musical Theater)
      • Ashton Byrum (University of Oklahoma, Musical Theater 2)
      • Steve Cardamone (University of Minnesota, Dramatic Acting)
      • Salvatore Champagne (Oberlin Conservatory, ArtSong)
      • Alison d’Amato (Eastman School of Music), ArtSong
      • McCaela Donovan (Boston University, Dramatic Acting)
      • Byron Easley (NYU Tisch, Musical Theater & Musical Theater 2)
      • Rick Edinger (Carnegie Mellon University, Musical Theater 2)
      • Quin Gordon (University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Dramatic Acting)
      • Michael Hanley (Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Musical Theater 2)
      • Kevin Kittle (Rutgers University, Dramatic Acting)
      • Gary Kline (Carnegie Mellon, Musical Theater)
      • Cameron Knight (University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Musical Theater)
      • David Pepin (Wicked on Broadway, Musical Theater)
      • John Simpkins (Penn State University, Musical Theater)
      • Patty Thom (Boston Conservatory at Berklee, ArtSong)
      • Catherine Walker (University of Michigan, Musical Theater 2)

Questions? Contact Hannah Uher at

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