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The Ruby is a catalyst for creativity and a new home for making art at Duke University.

Creative Arts Student Teams

Help us grow a culture for art at Duke and gain professional experience and behind-the-scenes access to the Rubenstein Arts Center!

This work opportunity serves the Ruby and arts initiatives across campus in way that empowers individual CASTs to “own” their projects, provides meaningful professional development opportunities in arts administration, and fosters a sense of community among the CAST class.

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The application period for Fall 2018 has passed, but if you would like to be notified about future openings and opportunities, please let us know—just follow the link.

Perks and Requirements

All CASTs will serve on an informal student steering committee for the Ruby, and will be funded with $2,000 a year to plan two events: 1) a casual Ruby student staff (CASTs, GAs, undergraduate work study students) welcome party in the fall and 2) an arts event pitched, organized, and promoted by CASTs at the Ruby in the spring semester (we recommend you start planning this in the fall!). In addition to the roles below, all CASTs may be called on to support special arts center programs, or other opportunities to build awareness about the arts at Duke.

Commitment, Pay and Compensation

CAST members commit between 20 and 30 hours a semester, and schedules will vary between positions. In exchange for a semester-long commitment, CAST members are hired by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (Duke Arts) and paid hourly ($10.00/hour). Commitment to both fall and spring semesters is preferred, if possible. Participation in CASTs may meet the internship requirements for the Museum Theory and Practice Concentration in AAHVS as well as Experiential Learning requirements in the I&E Certificate. For questions about the CASTs program, please contact Bill Fick.

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