Internships and Fellowships in the Arts

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Hoddler Fellowship, Lewis Center for the Arts

Application Deadline: September 14, 2015

The Lewis Center for the Arts, in collaboration with other Princeton University departments, offers the Hoddler Fellowship. Open to artists demonstrating “much more than ordinary intellectual and literary gifts", fellows are selected more “for promise than for performance.” Fellowships are for one academic year and provide the opportunity to pursue an independent project. No teaching is required. A stipend is provided. For a full description and information on how to apply, please click here.

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Princeton Arts Fellowship, Lewis Center for the Arts

Application Deadline: September 14, 2015

The Lewis Center for the Arts, in collaboration with other Princeton University departments, offers the Princeton Arts Fellowship. Open to early-career artists whose achievements have been recognized as demonstrating extraordinary promise. Princeton Arts Fellows spend two consecutive academic years (September 1-July 1) at Princeton University, and formal teaching is expected. The normal work assignment will be to teach one course each semester subject to approval by the Dean of the Faculty, but fellows may be asked to take on an artistic assignment in lieu of a class, such as directing a play or creating a dance with students. The expectation is that Fellows will be full and active members of our community and committed to frequent interactions with students during the academic year. For a full job description and information on how to apply, please click here.

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American Repertory Ballet

Internship Location: New Brunswick, NJ

American Repertory Ballet (ARB) internships are for individuals that want to gain practical experience in the non-profit arts world. Interns are given the opportunity to learn how each department contributes to the whole of ARB by working directly with department heads on various projects necessary to the success of the organization.

ARB is currently seeking interns to work part time (10-20hrs/week) on various initiatives and projects in our Marketing, Development, and Educational Programming departments. Interns will work under the Executive Director, the Director of Marketing and PR, the Development Director, and the Director of Educational Programming to develop projects, goals, and timelines best-suited to the organization’s needs and the intern’s skill set.

American Repertory Ballet is a non-profit organization with three main programmatic areas: the professional dance company; the Princeton Ballet School with 1,500 students at three central New Jersey locations; and the Access and Enrichment activities, which include DANCE POWER, an in-school dance education program; On Pointe, a free in-studio enrichment series; and other educational initiatives in the community. 

For full internship descriptions and requirements, click here

Send resume and cover letter to: Lisa Beth Vettoso, Director of Educational Programming via email, mail, or fax.
PO Box 250, New Brunswick, NJ 08903
F: 723.249.8475

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Gibney Dance

Internship Location: New York, NY

Earn free dance classes with some of the field's most exciting teachers while gaining exposure to a fast-paced arts-administration environment at Gibney Dance! Through ongoing managerial support and feedback, as well as other professional development activities, our internship program strives to provide the next generation of arts and non-profit leaders the skills and knowledge necessary to advance to the most pressing issues facing their chosen fields today.

For more information on daily responsibilities, click hereTo apply for a Center Internship, please send a resume and brief statement of interest with the subject line: “Center Internship, Your Name” here.

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Internship Location: San Francisco, CA

LEVYdance seeks motivated individuals to assist staff and artists with the daily activities of the current season. Volunteer internships provide a platform for professional experience while expanding individual skills and are developed based on organizational needs and individual interest, desire, and/or school credit. Interns work closely with LEVYdance staff and are invited to participate in monthly Board and Committee meetings. This is the perfect opportunity for those looking to gain valuable experience from being immersed in a nonprofit dance company.

LEVYdance is currently seeking a volunteer intern with a general administration focus. Ideal start date would be mid-June. Mindbody experience is a plus. To apply as an Intern, please send cover letter and resume here.

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Orlando Ballet

Internship Location: Orlando, FL

The Administration Internship is a skills-building internship in which interns will take on significant projects to advance the mission of Orlando Ballet (OB), including the annual Gala and other activities through marketing and funding development activities. The projects will be coupled with training sessions on action planning, campaign research, media outreach, fundraising, and other topics relevant to organizational activities. There are four internship slots available each semester.

The Non-Profit Administration Intern will play a unique role in the organization by supporting functions in the offices of either the School Manager, the Marketing Director, the Development Director, and/or the Managing Director. Interns may be shared across two or more offices. This internship is an excellent introduction to non-profit administration.

The minimum commitment is 15 hours per week, although 20 hours is preferred. Internship is typically one semester, though highly effective interns may have an opportunity to remain for subsequent semesters. Students will receive a stipend of $200 at the end of the semester and course credit. 

Submit your resume, cover letter using proper business letter formatting, and list of three references. Please tell OB where you have heard about the position. Please email materials to Jim Cundiff, Executive Director. Orlando Ballet is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

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Todd Rosenlieb Dance

Internship Location: Norfolk, VA

Todd Rosenlieb Dance (TRDance) is seeking an Administrative Assistant.  The intern will work closely with Company Assistant, Academy Director, and Bookkeeper in managing the day-to-day activities/duties of TRDance Center. Candidate must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Quickbooks, MailChimp (eblast site), and Social Media. Strong communication skill both written and verbal, professional phone manner and excellent interpersonal skills. Administrative Assistant should be able to self-start projects and problem solve independently.

Please contact Erin Geary, Todd Rosenlieb Dance Company Assistant, via email or phone (757.626.3262).

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* postings updated as of July 10, 2015.