COCA will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27. Holiday Hours

We’re always looking for qualified individuals to join our team. Since 1987, COCA has provided meaningful arts experiences for the St. Louis community, growing into the largest multidisciplinary community arts center in the Midwest and one of the most valuable community assets in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

Learn more about COCA’s mission and history.

Current Career Openings

Equal Opportunity Statement
COCA is an equal opportunity institution, and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the bases of race, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and status as a covered veteran. This policy covers employment, and participation in the organization’s programs, activities, and services.

How to Apply

If no specific directions are listed in the job posting, please send a current resume, cover letter and list of references to the COCA HR Department through email (preferred), mail, or fax.

Fax: 1.314.725.6222
524 Trinity Ave., St. Louis, MO 63130

Internships and Fellowships

COCA’s Leadership Development Program provides hands-on training in all aspects of the production and administration of one of the nation’s largest multidisciplinary community arts centers. It is through this exposure to professionals at work—and to their audiences and community—that our Fellows and Interns learn what the arts mean to the life of a community, and how the life of a community enriches its arts. COCA’s Fellowships and Internships are designed to provide a springboard to a professional life in the arts.

COCA offers several season long Program Fellowships for recent graduates and early career arts professionals (stipends are available) as well as semester-long Internships (unpaid positions).


COCA offers Internships in:

  • Development/Fundraising
  • Digital/Graphic Design
  • Education
  • Events
  • Marketing

COCA offers Fellowships in:

  • Business Partnerships
  • Community Arts/Education
  • Development/Fundraising 
  • Marketing/Promotions

How to Apply

To apply for an internship, please send a resume and letter of intent describing your background, area of interest, goals and availability to intern@cocastl.org. Please include “internship” in the subject line.