Are you an early career professional seeking to gain experience in the business of arts and culture?
In early 2021, we are piloting our first Early Career Development program with a long-term goal of increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the workforce. The ten-week program, which is open by application only, runs Feb. 15 – Apr. 23, 2021 and is offered free of charge.
Over this ten-week program, you will:
Gain foundational knowledge, hands-on experience and practical skills using Tessitura’s CRM platform in either ticketing or fundraising
Join a community of colleagues and mentors providing support, community, and professional networking
Benefit from access to resources on tessituranetwork.com like industry forums, virtual events, and job postings
Secure access to a repository of training videos to expand your knowledge of Tessitura
The 10-week program runs Feb 15 – Apr 23, 2021 and is free of charge.
Up to three hours of self-paced online learning per week
Two 90-minute group conversations with students and mentors
Five 30-minute small group mentoring sessions
One 90-minute conversation with a guest speaker from the field
Weekly office hour with instructors, optional
Private online forum for students and mentors
One year of access to Tessitura’s website as a Tessitura Associate
One year of access to the Tessitura Center for Professional Development graduate library of video training resources
Full scholarship to the Tessitura Learning & Community Conference (conference fees only, travel and hotel not included)
Eligibility & application details
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Identify as a member of a racial or ethnic group that is underrepresented in the arts & culture sector
- Be located in North America, for the Spring 2021 pilot program
- Application period is December 14, 2020 – January 10, 2021.
- Applicants will be informed of the status of their application no later than Thursday, January 21, 2021.
Questions? Please get in touch.