Accepting applications for summer 2016 now!
Want to WORK HARD and PLAY HARD this summer?
Want to make an impact in the lives of young people? Want to share your passion for learning, the arts, sciences, and culture? Want to be a part of a team of amazing people, where you are supported and challenged? Then you want to work for BCAP!
Working for BCAP
Each spring, BCAP recruits a team of mature, energetic, and experienced artist-educators, counselors, and interns to join our Summer Camp and BCAPteen staff. We have a reputation of excellence, and expect the absolute best from every person on our team. As a BCAP staff member, you will receive a week of paid training, six weeks of work experience, and memories to last a lifetime.
BCAP staff receive the unique experience of working in six of Brooklyn's premier cultural institutions, giving each day excitement and variety, and making connections with the staff and collections at each institution.
We are looking for applicants with an array of professional interests and experiences, including: education, social work, psychology, science, library and information science, visual and performing arts, environmental studies, museum studies, photography, filmmaking, writing, and more. We have a competitive application process, including submission of a resume and cover letter, an interview, reference check, and background check.
Please carefully read the job descriptions & qualifications, and application instructions below.
2016 Job and Internship Positions Currently Open
Assistant Director 2016 (ages 21+) - No longer accepting applications
BCAPteen Lead Educator / Teaching Artist (documentary film) 2016 (ages 21+) - No longer accepting applications
Head Counselor 2016 (ages 21+) - No longer accepting applications
Group Counselor 2016 (ages 18+) - No longer accepting applications
Internships 2016: youth development, arts outdoors, recreation, and Stay&Play (HS grads+)
Qualified applicants should follow the instructions below to apply.
, subject line "Job Title, First Name Last Name," and attach ONE pdf document including the following:
- Page 1: Cover letter, including which position(s) you are applying for
- Page 2-3: Resume (one page front and back max)
- List of 3 relevant professional references: name, title, relationship, email, and phone. (E.g. employers, supervisors, advisors, etc.)
- BCAP Assistant Director: No longer accepting applications
- BCAPteen Lead Educator / Teaching Artist: No longer accepting applications
- BCAP Summer Camp counselors and internships: Feb 1 until filled
*You are welcome to apply for more than one position, as long as you meet the required qualifications. Please list which position(s) you are applying for in your cover letter.
You will receive a confirmation email when your application is received. We will follow up with all applicants via email or phone within 2 weeks, and select applicants will be invited for an interview. No calls please, unless you have a question about the job or program. For your convenience, approximate interview and hiring dates are below.
Interviews: Select applicants will be invited for an interview during the approximate time period below.
- BCAP Assistant Director: February
- BCAPteen Lead Educator / Teaching Artist: February- March
- BCAP Summer Camp counselors and internships: March
Job Offers: Applicants can expect that job offers will be announced during the approximate time period below.
- BCAP Assistant Director: February
- BCAPteen Lead Educator / Teaching Artist: By April 1st
- BCAP Summer Camp counselors and internships: March - April
What our Staff Say:
"[The Camp Directors] were great! Great organization and attitudes. Made it feel like a family."
"I was always super impressed at how smoothly you guys handled everything. You never seemed stressed and always knew what to do in every situation and that made camp super awesome!"
"Thank you for the amazing job opportunity! I have loved being here and hope to return in the future."
More Jobs and Internships with the BCAP Partner Institutions!
Additional jobs and internships offered by our six partner institutions. Please contact these institutions directly about the opportunity using the application instructions they provide.
Specific opportunities will be posted at a later date...