Internships and Fellowships in the Arts
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NALAC Leadership Institute (NLI)
Application Deadline: February 27, 2014
The National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC) is currently accepting applications for its 2014 Leadership Institute (NLI). NLI is a week-long rigorous program in arts management and leadership development that delivers innovative and practical strategies that lead to successful business practices in the arts. The dynamic learning environment cultivates a familiar, inclusive cultural space that provides multiple generations of Latino artists, arts managers and cultural promoters the support, knowledge, and agency to confidently respond to and initiate solutions to complex cultural questions.
Click here for more details and instructions on how to apply.
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Piccadilly Arts, LLC
Internship Location: Swarthmore, PA (or virtual)
Internship Application Deadline: December 1, 2013
Piccadilly Arts, LLC, a growing performing arts agency, is seeking an intern to assist with various administrative, sales, marketing, and touring tasks. Those interested in the organization's internship program, click here. If you have any questions, email Chrissie DiAngelus, artist manager and representative.
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Mark Morris Dance Group
Internship Location: Brooklyn, NYApplication Deadline: December 1, 2013 The Mark Morris Dance Group
(MMDG) is a 20 member dance company headquartered at the Mark Morris Dance Center in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The Dance Center is home to MMDG, The School, a studio rental program, and Wellness Center.
MMDG seeks candidates interested in learning about arts administration. Internships are available in five areas of concentration: Development, Marketing, Dance for PD, Finance/Business Administration, and Company/General Management.
While the internship is based within one department, participants will get a broad overview of the overall workings of the Company through involvement with various special projects and events. Interns will gain in-depth experience and will learn how various departments work together to achieve the organization's goals. Interns will also gain nonprofit administrative experience which can include: basic budgeting, project management, business writing, customer service, and introductory database training.
For more information or to apply click here
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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Internship Location: Chicago, ILApplication Deadline: various, depending on internship monthsHubbard Street Dance Chicago
(HSDC) offers rich and stimulating internship opportunities for college and graduate students seeking experience in administration, artistic administration, videography, lighting, education, development, events, marketing, and dance studio operations. HSDC provides interns interested in dance and arts management the experience of working behind the scenes in one of the world’s leading contemporary dance companies. Interns have the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge of arts management while working closely with the staff and artists of HSDC. HSDC interns enjoy the benefit of working at the theater when the Company is performing, see Company performances, and are able to take free classes at the Lou Conte Dance Studio!
Applicants for the HSDC internship program must:
- Have completed at least one year of college.
- Be available for a minimum of twenty hours per week.
- Possess strong written and verbal skills.
- Be knowledgeable of Microsoft Office programs.
- Have excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, in a fast-paced environment.
Interested? Application deadlines are as follows:
- Fall (September – December): Applications are due June 30
- Spring (January – May): Applications are due October 30
- Summer (June – August): Applications are due March 30
Application materials received on or before the application deadline will be given priority; however, materials are accepted until all positions are filled. The following materials must be submitted to apply:
- Completed Internship Application Form (available on HSDC's website)
- Cover Letter
- Two letters of recommendation
Please send all materials to Krista Ellensohn, manager of pre-professional programs, by email
, mail, or fax.
1147 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
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Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Internship Location: Becket, MA
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival seeks Winter/Spring (non-Festival) interns.
These internships are flexible, customized educational experiences, tailored to meet individual professional goals, interests, hours, and duration. Interns during the off-season assist in the work required to plan and execute the annual Festival, as well as education, preservation, and audience engagement programs. Winter/Spring interns work alongside professional staff and gain hands-on work experience.
Internships are available in education, artist services, marketing, fundraising, and other areas.
Click here for more information and application instructions.
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Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc.
Internship Location: New York, NY Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation
is now accepting resumes for its 2013 Fall/Winter Internship Program (September thru December).
From time to time, the Foundation is able to extend rewarding internship opportunities to outstanding candidates. Please know that we are not able to offer a stipend, housing, or any other type of compensation; we do work with schools so that interns can receive academic credit and all interns and volunteers are able to take classes at the Ailey Extension at no charge. In the past, we have had high school, college and graduate student interns, and we have been able to offer experiences in Marketing, Development, Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs, Finance, Information Technology, Production, and The Ailey Extension.
Please review our website to learn more about The Ailey organization, our internship opportunities, and how to apply.
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