Office of Cultural Affairs Internship Program

The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs recruits and trains over 50 college and master’s degree candidates to serve as interns leading up to and working during the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, MOJA Arts Festival and other special events. These students go on to careers in the non-profit sector, business, law, medicine and more after learning valuable skills in marketing, logistics, communication, production and management.

Students work 120 hours and are generally eligible for 3 hours of college credit. All internships are unpaid unless a stipend is available.

Application deadlines for internships:

Please Note: Internship start and end dates are flexible.

How to Apply

To apply, submit the application form online and email your resume to


Get in touch at or (843) 724-7305.
Call the main office at 843-724-7305 to learn how else you can get involved with the Office of Cultural Affairs.