Write Yourself into the Art Museum! | Words on Canvas

Words on Canvas is an annual competition at the Harn Museum of Art for University of Florida and Santa Fe College students interested in inspiring museumgoers by writing poetry or prose connected with a work of art. This year, students can choose from 26 artworks covering each of the Harn’s collecting areas on view throughout the museum.

Writers of winning entries will be awarded fun prizes and have the opportunity to read their entry in front of their artwork at the Harn’s Museum. Their essay/poem will be printed in a brochure to be given to them, featured at the front desk and available for download on the webpage. Students may submit until midnight, March 11, 2021For more information – including a list of artworks, see the Words on Canvas website at


  • CAREERS IN EDUCATION FAIR - Date: March 2, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Location: Career Connections Center, Reitz Union, Level 1
  • SANTA ROSA COUNTY TEACHER JOB FAIR - Date: March 26, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM Location: East Bay K-8 School *Registration Required*

Employment and Internship Opportunities

Dr. Kiran C. Patel High School - Hiring Teachers for All Subject Areas

Description: For the job description, please see the flyer below. 

Teacher Recruitment Flyer - Come Teach at "A Rated Dr. Kiran C. Patel High School"

Website: For more information, please visit:
Application: To apply, visit

Student Life Community Outreach Summer Intern

Description: We are seeking motivated UF students to serve as interns to assist with our elementary, middle, and high school summer initiatives hosted through the Office of the Vice President for Student Life. Throughout the summer interns will learn about leadership, program administration and evaluation, and how to turn these experiences into future job opportunities.
Schedule: The time commitment is approx. 20 hours and can be flexible to work around class schedules/prior commitments.
Application: To apply, please complete this online application and send your resume to Danielle Difato ( by March 23, 2022.  Please see the below position description for more information.
Strategic Initiatives from the Office of the Vice President for Student Life
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Community Programs Internship Project - Harn Museum of Art

Description: This intern will work closely with education staff to develop and implement exhibition and collection-related art- making opportunities for family audiences both in and outside of the museum:

  • Art Cart: On-going
  • Tot Time: First Friday of the Month from 10 – 11 AM: June 3 + August 5
  • Tours: On-going

Specific Duties:

  • Research, develop and implement art-making opportunities for specific ages and ability
  • Create lesson plans and art making
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of select Harn exhibitions, works of art and themes across the
  • Read and apply print and online texts that detail best practices and new findings in arteducation, public programs, evaluation, art interpretation and visitor
  • Other duties as May include involvement in School and Docent Programs at themuseum.

Hours per week: 10 hours (During museum business hours: M-F 8 am–5 pm, to include above program dates)

Qualifications Needed:

  • Coursework or experience in education, art education, studio art, museum education, communityengagement and/or art
  • Professional correspondence and strong verbal and written communication skills appropriate inrepresenting the
  • Research and creative problem-solving
  • Must be enthusiastic about art, learning, effective communication and creating an accessible andequitable environment for all
 Learning Objectives for the Intern:
  • Gain professional experience in museum practices and an understanding of the role of museumeducation and how it fits within larger programs and
  • Gain program development and implementation
  • Improve public speaking, visitor service, leadership and research and writing
  • Develop skills in facilitating engaging and enjoyable art-centered opportunities for visitors of all
  • Develop a personal portfolio of projects and a strong

For the full job description, please visit: Community Programs Internship Project at the Harn Museum of Art

Semester: Summer 2022
Deadline to submit application: March 15, 2022
Application: To apply please visit For more information contact the Internship Coordinator at

Master Builder Camp Counselors

Description: Master Builder Camp located in Gainesville, FL is hiring camp counselors for our summer day camp for kids 5 – 16. This position has a lot of skill building opportunities for education majors and counselor education majors.
Schedule: Position is full time from May 18th-Aug 1st (M-F for most part).
Pay Rate: $15 per hour.
Application: To apply, please visit:

A.D. Henderson School at Florida Atlantic University

The Pocono Springs Camp

Description: The Pocono Springs Staff is dedicated to working with children and creating an atmosphere of family, spirit, and excitement. If you have a desire to impact the lives of children by helping them be their best selves and to also grow as an individual yourself, Pocono Springs is the right place for you. We are a 5-week, coed, residential camp in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Staff are typically at camp from June 12th to July 29th with opportunities to stay for pre and post season. Your summer job at camp can be used as an INTERNSHIP!
Pay Rate: Salary starts at 2150 and includes all room & board, meals, staff t-shirts, and laundry services!
Application: To apply, please visit
Contact: If you have any questions, please contact

Services and Volunteer Opportunities

Be The Change Summit: Leading Sustainable Impact

Description: Something new is happening in March…. UF’s Brown Center for Leadership and Service has partnered with UF-born international nonprofit P4H Global to host the Be The Change Summit: Leading Sustainable Impact.

This two-day event unites and edifies leaders to learn and practice the skills necessary to solve the complex problems of tomorrow. Through a collaboration between the BCLS and P4H Global, this Summit will equip students with the theoretical and practical elements P4H Global uses to transform the education system in Haiti so that they too can bring about sustainable development and social change. From skill-building sessions to breakout groups to case studies, the Summit equips participants to critically consider the issues they care about most.


  • Who: any UF Student is invited to apply
  • When: Friday March 18 (evening) – Saturday, March 19 (all day)
  • Where: Friday in the Reitz; Saturday at Lake Wauburg


  • Increase your understanding of both the global and local complexities in sustainable development
  • Add a distinguishing line to your resume
  • Increase your capacity to affect meaningful change in the communities you care about
  • Connect to a growing network of like-minded leaders
  • Build your skills in deploying development tools for social impact
  • Enhance your critical analysis for complex problem solving
  • Grow your belief that development starts with dignity

Application: If you are ready to apply, click here and fill out the short application.  REMINDER: Apply soon? This rolling application process only has spots for 40 students so it is first come first served.
Contact: If you have any questions, send an email to Manda (Program Coordinator at the BCLS) at

UF Gender Equity Student Advisory Board Accepting Applications!

Description: The Office for Accessibility and Gender Equity is accepting applications for the gender equity student advisory board. Engage with your peers and build a culture of care on campus, while gaining experience in education administration and policy. The student advisory board advises the Office on gender equity policy and education efforts across campus. The Office for Accessibility and Gender Equity is dedicated to building a culture of care and putting an end to gender-based discrimination and violence. Our goal is for every Gator to have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to develop, maintain, and promote healthy relationships.
Application: Apply Here. Applications Close 3/11/2022.

Advocate for Equity - Join the Student Advisory Board

Tutoring and Childcare

Childcare for Children’s Ministry

Description: Childcare for children’s ministry at CityLight Church including ages nursery, preschool and elementary. Join an awesome team working with kids in a safe, fun and energetic environment for kids to enjoy. Learn more about the vision and mission of CityLight Church (
Hours: 4-8 hours per week.
Schedule: Sunday, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Other hours are flexible during the week
Pay Rate: $11 per hour.
Contact: Allison Wicker at

Sixth Grade Tutor

Description: I am looking for a tutor to help my 6th grade son who has learning difficulties with assignments in the general academic subjects (math, science, language arts, social studies). The biggest challenge for him right now is science. The work itself is not too difficult, but he struggles to get going, staying on task, and doing assignments with multiple steps. Preference is for a tutor who is (1) comfortable assisting in several subjects (2) is patient and has experience working with kids with learning challenges (3) will be in Gainesville for at least a year and can meet twice per week.
When: Two or three times a week, 1 hour sessions.
Contact: Catherine, 352-278-0725 or