Internship

NCSA

Mentor: Patti Howard, NCSA Student: Louie Jacobson Louie Jacobson of the Class of 2021 has an internship at Nevada City School of the Arts working with Patti Howard, the speech and language specialist, as a mentor. Louie loves working with kids and helping Patti plan things out and set up lessons for the day. Louie is also learning about the particular diagnostic tests that Patti uses to asses student’s needs and progress, while also learning about physiology and articulation issues…

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Lenkaland Photography

Mentor: Lenka Vodicka, Lenkaland Photography Student: Aidan Brancroft Aidan Brancroft from the Class of 2021 is interning at Lenkaland Photography with his mentor Lenka Vodicka. Lenkaland Photography is a professional company that photographs weddings, events, and families. They make art, celebrate life, and connect with families. Through Lenka’s mentorship, Aidan is learning to document the natural moments by being attentive and building the skill-set to photograph unobtrusively. Not only is this internship helping Aidan hone his skills as a photographer,…

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Grass Valley Library

Mentor: Rachel Tucker, Grass Valley Library Royce Branch Student: Dominic Husak Dominic Husak from the Class of 2023 has an internship at the Grass Valley Library Royce Branch working in the children’s section with his mentor Rachel Tucker. The Grass Valley Library – Royce Branch is a wonderfully historic Carnegie library listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Right in the heart of downtown Grass Valley, this library is full to the brim with items for every whim and…

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Empire Kennels

Mentor: Nate Voelz, Empire Kennels Students: Easton Jacobs and Kloe Warmboe Easton Jacobs from the Class of 2023 and Kloe Warmboe from the Class of 2022 have the internship of their dreams! They get to spend the whole day with furry fools at Empire Kennels in Grass Valley. Not only does Easton and Kloe get to feed, pet, play with, and groom all the floofs, they are learning all about how to run a successful kennel, some basic pet health…

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M3 Mall

Mentor: Melisa Mistler, M3 Mall Student: Elaine Herman Elaine Herman from the Class of 2022 is interning at the M3 Mall. Her mentor is makeup artist and certified TLS coach Melisa Mistler. M3 Mall is your one-stop-shop for Bridal, Beauty, Wellness, Weight Loss, Fundraising, Volunteering, and more. Under Melisa Mistler’s kind and guiding mentoring hand, Elaine is learning about doing makeup, customer service, and scheduling appointments. She’s also learning what it means to be a community leader, a small business…

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Sacred Skulls Tattoo Studio and Gallery

Mentor: Judicael Vales, Sacred Skulls Tattoo Studio and Gallery Student: Castiel Frost Castiel Frost from the Class of 2020 has just started an internship at Sacred Skulls Tattoo Studio and Gallery in Nevada City under the mentorship of shop owner Judicael Vales. Originally from France, Judicael’s tattoo experience spans over 15 years, studying in India and tattooing in France, England, Mexico, Bali, Indonesia, Nepal, and now Nevada City. His coveted style of tattoo weaves together four key aspects: sacred geometry,…

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Yoga Well

Mentor: Sarah Molaro, Yoga Well Student: Lainey Williams Lainey Williams from the Class of 2024 is interning with her mentor Sarah Molaro at Yoga Well. Founded in 2014, Yoga Well is a place that serves personal practice, independent teachers, healers, dancers, learners, and peace creators. The Ashtanga methods of Yoga are the main influences on Sarah as a yoga student and teacher. These paths explore the deep roots and eight limbs of Classical Yoga. The most recent developments to her…

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Inspire Woodworks

Mentors: Danny and Tina Garner, Inspire Woodworks Student: Josiah Susmilch Josiah Susmilch from the Class of 2021 interns with his mentors Danny and Tina Garner at Inspire Woodworks. Josiah has been learning all about custom woodworking, making functional art ranging from custom bar tops to furniture to charcuterie boards. Inspire Woodworks is a family-owned business run by Danny and Tina of Circle G Farms. Together they create one of a kind pieces. Danny first learned to work with wood in…

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The Curious Forge

Mentor: Liam Ellerby, The Curious Forge Students: Daniel Freedman and Sam Negrete Daniel Freedman and Sam Negrete from the Class of 2021 both intern at The Curious Forge with their mentor, Liam Ellerby. The Curious Forge is a 20,000+ sq/ft Maker Space located in Nevada City, where members have access to training on a wide variety of over $100,000 in equipment from traditional to advanced. Think of it as an artistic, technical, and industrial playground. At their internship, Daniel and…

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The Cabinet Company

Mentor: Jesse Emrich, The Cabinet Company, Inc. Student: Milan Limonciello Milan Limonciello from the class of 2020 has an amazing internship at CCI — The Cabinet Company Inc. Under the direction of his mentor, Jesse Emrich, Milan is learning the fine art of creating custom cabinetry in a modern manufacturing facility. Established 40 years ago, CCI continues as a family-owned and operated business. Every project is processed through the shop with a customer’s name attached and treated as a unique…

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