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Music Intern

Near IUPUI Campus- Federal Work-Study eligible students

General Purpose of Position:
The Harrison Center is a nonprofit arts organization that acts as a catalyst for renewal in the city of Indianapolis by fostering awareness, appreciation, and community for art and culture. Interns will create content for clients by asking the right questions, problem solving, and delivering desired content. Interns will also gain experience with the five parts of our Cultural Entrepreneurship program, which includes: see a need, take a risk, leverage resources, invest energy and network to build community. This position will also provide interns with the opportunity to test new ideas, explore new techniques, and receive essential feedback.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 -Write, record, and produce music about the urban Indianapolis neighborhoods. All music is celebratory and place-based. Examples can be found on our SoundCloud and Spotify profiles.
   - Work with music technology to come up with creative music-based projects. E.g., interactive music installations. We want to hear your ideas!
   -Collaborate with other artists, interns, or participants to create work that is inspiring to all and developed from many perspectives.
   -Assist with general Harrison Center activities as needed, including First Friday gallery openings.

-Minimum sophomore standing
-Must be able to show past recording/writing experience
-Passionate about culture and community
-Ability to work well on a team and independently

IUPUI Profiles of Undergraduate Success Learning Outcomes Gained:
Communicator The ability to evaluate information, be an active listener, build relationships, and convey ideas effectively.
   Innovator The ability to research thoroughly and report best findings, create documents/resources, confront challenges in a positive manner, and be able to independently make decisions.
   Problem Solver The ability to think logically, collaborate with students, faculty, and staff, and be able to analyze and evaluate information.
   Community Contributor The ability to show respect and engage with own and other cultural backgrounds, behave ethically and protect confidential/sensitive information at all times, and help to build a community between the faculty and students.

This position is limited to candidates with a Federal Work-Study award. To verify you have a Federal Work-Study award, please go to your Account -Student Center- Financials- Financial Aid Summary. If you have an award, it will be listed with the rest of your financial aid (loans, grants, scholarships, etc.). You may also email the Office of Student Financial Services at to inquire about eligibility.