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Penland Studio Assistantships

Studio assistants are scholarship students who assist instructors and fellow students and are responsible for maintaining the school's standards for studio operation. Assistants receive housing, meals, and full tuition. Assistants are selected based on their knowledge of a working studio. In addition to 25-40 hours of work each week, studio assistants are required to work from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on the day before and the day after their session. If you cannot meet this requirement, please do not apply.

Applying for a Studio Assistantship

Many instructors select their own assistants. Check the Studio Assistantships page in the registration section for your desired session to determine availability of positions before applying. Application deadlines and requirements may vary depending on the session (spring, summer, fall) for which you apply. Please pay careful attention to and follow the directions for applying outlined in the registration information for your desired session.