Applications open: arts ed leadership advisory committee

We’re excited to announce our new advisory board, the ArtsEd Leadership Advisory Committee (ALAC)! ALAC is a paid opportunity to help shape and hone Ingenuity’s collective impact strategies and, ultimately, drive change in CPS arts education. Comprising 15 leaders from across Chicago’s arts education sector, ALAC will provide strategic direction for Ingenuity’s collective impact initiatives and champion arts education access, quality, and equity in our city.

This new committee is replacing Ingenuity’s three Collective Impact Panels by consolidating the panels into a single committee composed of cross-sector leaders. ALAC members will play an important role in catalyzing stakeholders around our common agenda of arts education equity in Chicago Public Schools. They will drive impact by focusing on the relationships between arts education providers, CPS, philanthropy, and Ingenuity, and underpin the progress toward our shared objectives.

To be considered for ALAC, please review the full position description and complete the application form below by August 20, 2021.




Ingenuity hosts high-performing interns interested in the intersection of education and arts education, youth development, public policy and school reform. Interns support all of Ingenuity’s areas of focus, and they receive a rich learning experience including participation in sector meetings, planning for Ingenuity Institutes, and supporting various research. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.


Explore internship opportunities:

Partnerships & Learning Internship

Communications & Advocacy Internship


What interns have to say about their experience with Ingenuity:

“Designing the Partner Starter Institute allowed me to work with a range of staff members as I created the invitation list, developed content, spread the word, and finally executed. I am grateful for the opportunity to have worked on such a dynamic project as it has greatly prepared me for the next step.”

“I plan to continue working in the public education sector, advancing District policy through programming and advocacy efforts. I am eager for what is to come and cannot wait to see Ingenuity enter the next phase of their work. Thank you for a great summer!”

“Interning at Ingenuity was a challenging extension of my graduate studies that exposed me to strategic thinking and innovation in the Chicago education arena. I was immediately welcomed into the team and experienced a fantastic office culture that valued the input of all staff members. I left the internship as a more critical thinker because of the opportunities I had to contribute extensively to the Data & Research and Public Policy initiatives. If you want an internship experience that integrates you within the team and organizes your work so you maximize your time with the company, look no further than the team at Ingenuity.”

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