NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING 2018!

The Internship Program at the Auditorium Theatre was created to afford students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a professional environment. This prestigious program allows students to work side by side with industry professions – applying knowledge gained in the classroom in real-world situations.

Internships available in:

  • Marketing/Sales
  • Creative Engagement
  • Development
  • Arts Administration

Marketing and Sales Internship

The marketing internship will provide the intern with a multifaceted understanding of the different aspects of marketing in a theatre setting. The internship will introduce the intern to real world experiences in the field of marketing as they gain insight and experience.  You will learn about strategic planning, e-marketing, copywriting, and editing, partnership relations, website maintenance, direct mail campaigns, and promotion development and integration.

Requirements for the Marketing Intern:

  • Candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Marketing major or background
  • Excellent organization
  • Able to work independently with high productivity
  • Willing to coordinate with other departments
  • Knowledge of HTML and Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Ability to commit to 15-20 hours/week for four months

To apply for the Marketing and Sales Internship, please send cover letter and resume to atru-education@auditoriumtheatre.org.

Creative Engagement Internship

The Creative Engagement internship provides you the opportunity to experience the process of planning, executing, managing, and assessing both community and school-based arts engagement programming.  Past interns have played a key role in organizing community events, have created and executed lobby engagement for our performances, and have created educational materials used by schools attending our student matinee series. Working closely with the Creative Engagement team, you will be valued as a vital member of the department with your tasks and duties supporting necessary outcomes for the organization.  No matter the time of year, we have programming running for arts-learners of all ages!

Requirements for the Creative Engagement Intern:

  • Candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends.
  • Comfortable with various research methodologies.
  • Passion for arts education and/or community engagement.
  • Ability to commit to 15-20 hours/week for four months

To apply for the Creative Engagement Internship, please send cover letter and resume to atru-education@auditoriumtheatre.org.

 

Development Internship

The Development Internship will provide the intern with a multifaceted understanding of the different aspects of development and fundraising in a non-profit theatre setting. This internship will introduce the intern to real world experience in the field of development. You will gain insight and experience in the responsibilities involved in fundraising for a large non-profit theatre, including helping to identify new sources of funding, assisting in the writing and editing of grants, database management, as well as special events planning.

Requirements for the Development Intern:

  • Candidate should have strong written, verbal and analytical skills
  • Excellent organization
  • Able to work independently with high productivity
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to commit to 15-20 hours/week for a six month period

To apply for the Development Internship, please send cover letter and resume to atru-education@auditoriumtheatre.org.

 

Arts Administration Internship

The Arts Programming and Operations internship is designed to introduce the intern to all aspects of arts management applicable to the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University.   The internship will provide the intern with a comprehensive understanding of the programming, booking, operational, logistical and financial components of the Auditorium Theatre. This internship will offer an experience which entails a variety of responsibilities. The task and responsibilities will be integral to the daily operations of organization as well as long-term strategy and planning. This internship is intended to provide a realistic understanding (both good and bad) of what it takes to make operate a National Historic Landmark Theatre.

Requirements for the Arts Administration Intern:

  • Candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends (depending on show schedule)
  • Be responsible for own housing and transportation
  • A solid understanding of basic business practices
  • A willing to do anything; a true self-starter
  • Availability to commit to 15-20 hours/week for a six month period

To apply for the Arts Administration Internship, please send cover letter and resume to atru-education@auditoriumtheatre.org.