Internships and Fellowships in the Arts

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Piccadilly Arts, LLC

Internship Location: Swarthmore, PA (or virtual)
Application Deadline: April 15, 2014

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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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Internship Location: Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: various, depending on internship months

Hubbard 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
  • Resume
  • 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
F: 312.455.8240

No phone calls please.

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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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Internship Location: San Francisco, CA
Application Deadline: April 30, 2014

ODC seeks to fill internship positions in its Production and Marketing Departments.

The ODC Production Department is seeking a motivated, conscientious, and personable individual to fill the unpaid position of Production Intern during the summer of 2014. This position will assist the Production Department with a variety of tasks, including:

  • data entry and filing
  • event production and support - stage management, lighting, sound, costumes, props
  • rehearsal assistance – note-taking, wardrobe maintenance, etc.
  • loading, unloading, setting up and striking of equipment
  • research
By the end of the internship, the Production Intern will have gained experience in a wide array of production functions and related activities. For more information about the internship and instructions on how to apply, click here.

ODC's Marketing Department seeks to hire a Marketing and Media Intern to work in concert with the Marketing team and all departments of ODC to create successful outreach and events. This is a fun, fast paced, multi-tasking department, so attention to detail, proactive and spirited nature and joyful, attentive presence are essential. Interest in and knowledge of Bay Area dance community is very helpful. Free dance classes and entry to many ODC performances available as part of internship. For more details and information on how to apply, click here.

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* postings updated as of  April 14,, 2014.