Internships are a great way to start gaining experience and building your resume. The following organizations have an established internship program. Note: Those with a $ sign definitely pay their interns and those without may or may not pay their interns, depending on the particular internship.
Musical Organizations with Internships
- University of Dreams – Summer internship exchange program designed specifically for college-age students.
- InternshipProgams.com – Good listing and resource center for internships in all disciplines.
- Aspen Music Festival ($) – A list of internships, part-time jobs, and full-time jobs for the summer program.
- American Symphony Orchestra League ($) – Click on “Jobs Center”.
- Appel Farm – Appel Farm Arts and Music Center, a multidisciplinary regional arts center in South New Jersey, offers internships in administration/management.
- Boston Symphony Orchestra – Part-time, internships, and temporary positions located at Symphony Hall in Boston, MA.
- Chicago Symphony Orchestra – Part-time and internship opportunities in Chicago, IL.
- Eastern Music Festival ($) – Offers part-time positions in a variety of different fields.
- Glimmerglass Opera ($) -The Glimmerglass Festival offers students summer internships in production and artistic administration.
- Jazz at Lincoln Center ($) – Support a variety of arts management and education internships.
- Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts ($) – Lists jobs and internships. Internships may be available in advertising, development, education (local and national programs), press, National Symphony Orchestra, production, technology, volunteer management, finance and facilities.
- Lincoln Center – Lists jobs that are currently available at the center in New York, NK.
- Los Angeles Philharmonic – Lists jobs and internships.
- National Public Radio ($) – Lists internships offered at their national headquarters in Washington, D.C.
- Tanglewood – Internships and temporary positions in a variety of fields at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA.
- The Philadelphia Orchestra -The Orchestra offers a broad range of internship opportunities in a wide variety of departments.
- The Seattle Symphony – Provides a few internships (some paid and some un-paid)
- Wolf Trap ($) -Part-time, internships, and temporary positions located at Symphony Hall in Vienna, VA.
- Corporation for Public Broadcasting – Job opportunities and internships.
Arts Leadership Program
Internships for current Eastman students are also available through the Institute for Music Leadership’s Arts Leadership Program. More information on internships can also be found through the Arts Leadership Program.