Document Type

Master's Report

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Arts Administration




This paper will describe the experience of an Intern at the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC). The basis of the internship was to organize and catalog the CAC's archives with the Historic New Orleans Collection (HNOC) as well as assisting the Development Department. The intern participated in the CAC-produced events Bourbon and Burlesque, Whitney White Linen Night and Art For Arts' Sake and will provide detailed descriptions and analyses of each event. The internship resulted in employment for the intern. The intern now occupies the role of Volunteer Coordinator, Board Liaison and Development Assistant. The employee will provide a description of her job titles as well as a SWOT analysis of the organization. The paper concludes with Best Practices as well as the employee's final suggestions and thoughts.