The Beat of Blossoms seeks a peaceful, creative, and inquisitive artist between the ages of 17 and 21 for a paid internship. The intern will complete a range of tasks, supporting the work of Jamila Zahra Felton, while learning, improving their craft, creating art, and helping others.



  • Serve as Studio and Office Assistant

  • Serve as Workshop Assistant

  • Serve as Marketing and PR Assistant

  • Serve as Sales Assistant


  • Paid internship is approximately 12-20 hours per month from November 2016 through June 2017.



  • An individual between the ages of 17 and 21 who identifies as woman or transgender. Preference will be given to high school and undergraduate students of African descent.

  • Must be an artist. Preference will be given to poets and paper, collage, zine and book artists.

  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Google Drive, Adobe Photoshop, and social media.

  • Must possess strong creative and design skills with an interest in experimentation and exploration through art.

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

  • Must be peaceful, generous, open-minded, and empathetic. The Beat of Blossoms supports safe spaces.


October 20, 2016 to October 26, 2016

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