Summer Paid Internships at Tia Chuchas

Position available at Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural - 2009 LA County Arts Summer Internship Program

Published on LatinoLA: May 6, 2009

Summer Paid Internships at Tia Chuchas

Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural is a nonprofit cultural/arts and learning center based in the Sylmar area. We provide arts workshops, events, and a culturally-focused independent bookstore in an effort to promote arts enrichment and literacy in the culturally neglected Northeast San Fernando Valley and beyond.

Bookstore Sales Analyst Summer Internship
Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural is seeking a summer intern to assist our bookstore staff in improving our systems for business analysis and inventory management with the aim of bettering our alignment with the needs of our constituent community and strengthening this revenue stream to support our cultural arts programming.

Applicant should preferably be a Business, Inventory Management, Marketing or Finance major and should have completed sufficient coursework to be able to successfully analyze sales and inventory reports, and calculate/interpret sales margins. Prior retail experience is a plus. Applicant must be able to focus and complete tasks in a shared office environment with background music, customers, and workshops being conducted. Strong English written and verbal communication skills are required; fluency in Spanish is strongly recommended Proficiency with the Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, etc.) are a must. Experience with QuickBooks point-of-sale or similar software is a plus. Applicant must be able to provide their own transportation to and from work. Also, the applicant must be able to work during our hours of operation (posted at The ideal candidate has a strong interest in promoting literacy and the arts in an underserved area, and, of course, loves books!

Please email resume and cover letter, in Microsoft Word or text-only format, to , with "ATTN: Trini - Summer 2009 Internship Application" as the subject. Questions? Contact Trini Rodriguez by email at or call 818.528.4511.

Interested students are encouraged to visit the Los Angeles County Arts Commission website at for their posted pages titled "2009 Intern Flyer" and "Eligibility Info". Please review this important information before applying. It is your responsibility to understand the purpose of the program, as well as the responsibilities, eligibility and qualifications necessary for prospective interns.

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