Internship opportunities

COCA Center of Creative Arts has been building St. Louis' creative community and providing meaningful arts experiences for families since 1987. With the mission of "enriching lives and building community through the arts," COCA has become the largest multidisciplinary arts institution and one of the most valuable community assets in the St. Louis metropolitan area. We are very proud to have been recognized by the community as "Best Arts Organization" in St. Louis by the Riverfront Times.

COCA offers exciting opportunities for current undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing an internship with a local nonprofit arts organization. COCA's internships are unpaid, but are designed for students to obtain academic credit or credentials to fulfill college requirements.

COCA offers internships in a variety of areas:

To apply for one of these opportunities, please send a resume and letter of intent describing background, interest, goals and availability to Please include internship title in the subject line.

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SPARK 2015: COCAbiz Creativity Conference
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Sep 2, 2015
At SPARK, keynote addresses are interposed with hands-on arts experiences and dynamic conversations led by teaching artists paired with business strategists.


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