Heights Arts is currently hiring community-minded people who are passionate about the arts. Below are currently open positions.


PLEASE NOTE: We will not consider incomplete applications. Before you begin the application process, please be prepared to provide 3 professional (or educational for interns) references and the following in PDF format ONLY:



  • Cover Letter  (PDF format)
  • Resume (PDF format)

MARKETING and COMMUNICATIONS INTERN Position: Please choose writing samples that best fit the type of job for which you are applying.

  • 1 previous writing sample (PDF format, no more than a few paragraphs – and no more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page)
  • 1 original writing sample about a Heights Arts exhibition or program using a photograph or graphic from our website (PDF format, no more than a few paragraphs – and no more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page)


Interested in volunteering with us? Learn more here.


July 31  for October – May Internship

February 28 for June – January Internship


Heights Arts is seeking an intern for our store in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. This internship will assist Heights Arts in two different phases of implementation and follow-up of our Holiday
Store, and maintenance of our year-round Store. The Holiday Store happens every year in the months of November and December, representing a large portion of Heights Arts’ income for
the year.

When: This position is 10 to 15 hours during the school year and 15 to 20 hours a week (including evenings and weekends) in the summer.
Compensation: Intern pay is $10.00 per hour, paid with a two week-delay semi-monthly.

Eligibility: Internships are available for university undergraduate and graduate-level students and recent graduates of university programs. Working artists and exceptional high school students will be evaluated and accepted on a case-by-case basis. College Credit for your internship may be arranged through your university.

Full internship description – Gallery and Store Intern


Application deadline: February 28, 2021


Heights Arts is seeking a part-time exhibitions coordinator to support staff and the Heights Arts volunteer Exhibition Community Team (ECT) in the administration and implementation of Heights Arts’ group and individual exhibitions. This position reports to the General Manager and coordinates all communications (both internal with staff and ECT team leader, and external with artists, curators and the public) and management of participating artists.

Compensation: $12.00 to $15.00 per hour depending upon experience level.

Eligibility: Prior experience in working at a nonprofit or arts-oriented organization and connections with the visual arts community is highly desired.

Full description here – Exhibition Coordinator


Application deadline:

Start Date: December 1, 2021

Application Deadline: September 30, 2021


Heights Arts is seeking a Marketing and Communications Intern to assist the Marketing and Communications Coordinator with all Mar/Com responsibilities in the promotion of over 60 events and programs a year. This includes research and identification of key publications and online media for publicity, assistance with website updates, developing and launching surveys, posting events to online calendars, compiling and analyzing marketing data, recording Heights Arts events through photography, and other duties related to program activities during the internship period.

When: This position is approximately 10-15 hours a week for one year starting in December.

Compensation: Intern pay is $10.00 per hour, paid with a two week-delay semi-monthly.

Eligibility: Internships are available for college undergraduate, graduate-level students, and recent graduates of university programs. College credit for your internship may be arranged through your university.

Full internship description here – Intern – Marketing and Communications – PT


Application will reopen for next season: March 2021

for 2021-2022 Internship


Heights Arts is accepting applications from rising Juniors of HHS to serve on its Exhibition Sub-Committee. This is an opportunity for students to experience a “behind-the-scenes” look into the process of producing an art exhibition. They will gain valuable skills in leadership while obtaining hands-on experience in every aspect of successful visual art exhibition.

When: 2021-2022 school year

Compensation: The Heights Arts Exhibition Subcommittee position reserved for a high school student comes with a $250 stipend, with half distributed mid-year and the balance at end of term.

Eligibility: Rising Juniors of Cleveland Heights High School. Students are required to obtain a Cleveland Heights High School teacher recommendation.

Full internship description here – HS Exhibition Intern



Heights Arts is a nonprofit community arts organization in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Founded in 2000, Heights Arts cultivates a strong, diverse, and collaborative arts community by inspiring people of all ages to engage in the arts; supporting the arts through education; providing exhibition and performance opportunities; and fostering public appreciation for the arts.  The organization contributes to the region’s artistic vitality by showing regional artists at Heights Arts Gallery on Lee Road near Cedar Road, facilitating public art and design projects, presenting chamber music and other concerts in intimate settings, nominating and supporting the Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate, and holding classes and workshops in the arts.

Heights Arts does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.

Internship positions are generously funded by the Jean, Harry and Brenda Fuchs Family Foundation