P.A.I.N.T. : program for arts integration for new teachers

INTERNSHIP application

we are CURRENTLY accepting applications for spring 2019 internships.
please read the entire page before applying

Intern Elizabeth Rosendahl teaches stepping stone projects as part of her Arts and Crafts" internship at Jumpstart Afterschool Program for grades K-5.

P.A.I.N.T. OVERVIEW  

Arts Integration Menomonie (A.I.M.) accepts applications from UW-Stout students in Art Education, Early Childhood Education, and Special Education programs to participate in its P.A.I.N.T. (Program for Arts Integration for New Teachers) program.  The P.A.I.N.T. program offers hands-on teaching internships to pre-service teachers who are interested in teaching an arts-related class in the Menomonie community or school district.

P.A.I.N.T. interns are hired based upon the college level of the applicant; the applicant's schedule; reference checks; prior P.A.I.N.T. experiences; and the quality of responses in the application.

PAID INTERNSHIPS

For their participation in and completion of a 40-hour internship, university students earn $500

EXPECTATIONS for p.a.i.n.t. interns

  • For first-time interns: Complete a paid 20-hour pre-internship residency, observing and assisting a classroom teacher.

  • For “official” P.A.I.N.T. interns: Teach (with or without a partner) an arts-related class at a community or school organization for approximately 40 hours over the semester.

  • Demonstrate professionalism and a positive attitude.

  • Complete paperwork and surveys.

  • Respectful and timely communication.

  • Develop project examples and lesson plans.

  • Arrive to internship site on time every time.

  • Absolutely no cell phones while working.

  • Business casual attire. A.I.M. t-shirt (free) and apron are encouraged.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND POLICY

It is A.I.M.'s policy to recruit and hire on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual preference, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

A.I.M. adheres to the following job applicant policies and procedures:

  • The application review includes UW-Stout faculty input. Performance, attitude, and behavior at the university may have implications on an applicant's acceptance, continuation, or cancellation of internship.

  • Applicant responses to essay questions should be thoughtful and professional in terms of content and grammar.

  • Priority in hiring may go to new participants, seniority in program, and/or past interns who have demonstrated a high level of professionalism.

  • Applicants may be rejected or internships may be cancelled based upon any background check offenses, “Candidate of Concern” reports, reference checks, or concerns regarding university or internship performance/behavior/disposition.

  • INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

  • Hired applicants must submit a signed Agreement for Employment.

 Intern Haylee Rognholt teaches "Canvas Creations" parent-child art classes at the UW-Stout library.

Intern Haylee Rognholt teaches "Canvas Creations" parent-child art classes at the UW-Stout library.

 P.A.I.N.T. Intern Sara Sampson teaches an expressive arts class at the Dunn County Jail.

P.A.I.N.T. Intern Sara Sampson teaches an expressive arts class at the Dunn County Jail.