Employer Spotlight: ArtistYear

ArtistYear is a national arts education nonprofit and AmeriCorps program for artists to dedicate themselves to a year of service within low-income schools to provide and/or enhance arts instruction. ArtistYear trains and places exceptional arts graduates as Resident Teaching Artists (RTAs) to address inequities in creative learning at K-12 schools across the nation. 2024-2025 Applications are open. Learn more at artistyear.org/apply-now.

Location: New York City (NY), Philadelphia (PA), Denver (CO), and Central North Carolina

What is the role of a Resident Teaching Artist (RTA)? An RTA’s role is to join a school community and expand creative learning through direct instruction, arts integration, and creating clubs and extracurriculars.

What are the benefits of serving with ArtistYear? 1. Build lasting connections with your students and cohort of Resident Teaching Artists. 2. Experience best in-class professional development grounded in trauma-informed practices and restorative justice. 3. Expand your network with ArtistYear alumni and external partners to help inform your career path post service. 4. Receive financial benefits including a living stipend, education award, and student loan forbearance.

This employer will attend Arcadia’s 2024 Internship & Career Fair on February 20th! Register for the fair on Handshake now and get ready to connect with the recruiters from ArtistYear at the fair!

By Alice Song
Alice Song Career Advisor