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What is the Teen Apprenticeship Program?

The Teen Apprenticeship Program is paid opportunity for local high school students to learn about careers in art and education, build on their public speaking skills, and gain practical work experience. During the 2022-23 school year, the Hunter Museum will offer 4 part-time apprenticeship positions to teens who are interested in pursuing careers in the arts or education. Apprentices are responsible for helping the Hunter Museum’s education department develop and facilitate art programs for youth across Hamilton County and are expected to devote 10-15 hours per month to the program.

Who is eligible?

All applicants must be 16 – 19 years old (exceptions can be made for those who will turn 16 during the Fall 2022 semester), attend a Title 1 high school in Hamilton County, have an interest in art and/or education, and enjoy working with younger children.

How much are Teen Apprentices paid?

Each apprentice will receive a $3,500 stipend for nine months paid in monthly installments.

How do I apply to be a Teen Apprentice?

To apply for the Teen Apprenticeship Program, complete and submit an application below

Applications are due by August 12th at 5pm.

What happens after I apply?

  1. All applications will be reviewed by museum staff.
  2. Selected applicants will be interviewed in July.
  3. Applicants will be notified if they have been selected in August.
  4. Selected apprentices will begin to work with the museum in September.



The Hunter Museum is looking for creative teens to serve on the Hunter Teen Council. This is a great opportunity for your students to take leadership roles in the arts, make new art-loving friends, and develop new skills and get “art world” experience.

Applications for the 2022-2023 Teen Council Cohort are now open.


This project is being supported, in whole or in part, by federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.


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