Curious Minds Young Associates

The Curious Minds Young Associates programme began in March 2016, with the aim of up-skilling and developing a group of emerging arts professionals. Now they are recruiting for the latest cohort.

They are looking for ten young leaders from creative backgrounds, aged 18 to 25 years old, who are ready to take on a new challenge and become the next generation of leaders and changemakers in cultural education. They are particularly keen to welcome applicants for this opportunity from people who are currently under-represented in the arts and culture sector. 

Please note that the Young Associates programme is a training and development opportunity, not a permanent job with Curious Minds.

This year’s programme will take place from September 2022 to December 2022. Successful applicants will take part in high-quality training led by experienced industry professionals. Focussing on key areas such as project management, facilitation skills, access and inclusion, youth voice, to develop the skills and knowledge needed to work creatively with children and young people.



12pm on Monday 20 June 2022.

Following this, they will invite shortlisted applicants to attend an in-person recruitment workshop on Saturday 2 July 2022. This will include participating in an arts activity, team games and an informal one to one interview. If you already know that you are not available on this date, please state this with your application and they will make alternative arrangements.

If you have any questions and would like an informal chat before applying, please get in touch with Holly Ball, Head of Careers and Employability, at or 07545 421 210.

Young Associates Recruitment

Published on:
10 Jun 2022
Opportunity deadline:
20 Jun 2022


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