Summer

Archives/Engagement

Two Archives/Engagement Interns work alongside the Director of Preservation and Project Archivist to provide public access to the Pillow's extensive collection of videos, photographs, books, and other historical materials. Working in a newly-expanded facility open seven days a week, the...

Company Management

Three Company Management Interns assist the Operations staff in the day-to-day management of a multi-venue dance festival and are responsible for a wide variety of logistics associated with company management, campus management, and customer service.Interns rotate between three assignments throughout...

Development: Fundraising/Individuals

Two Fundraising/Individuals Interns work closely with Development staff to raise funds from individual donors. Duties include assisting with stewardship of high level student sponsorship donors, executing logistics for more than 20 special events, communicating with outside vendors and other Pillow...

Development: Fundraising/Institutional

The Fundraising/Institutional Intern works closely with Development staff to successfully seek and report on funding from foundations, corporations, and government agencies that support the arts. The intern works with all departments to address the programmatic goals of the organization, including...

Education

Two Education Interns work with the Education staff to coordinate and implement intensive dance education programs for professionals, pre-professionals, and the public. Interns participate in the administrative, financial, and logistical functions of programming and interact with a distinguished faculty of...

House Management/Ticket Services

Two House Management/Ticket Services Interns will house manage either the Ted Shawn Theatre or Doris Duke Theatre as well as work in the Box Office. While house managing, duties include training and supervising volunteer parkers and ushers; managing the audience's...

Marketing/Digital Media Intern

The Marketing/Digital Media Intern works closely with the Marketing/Digital Media Coordinator and Graphic Design/Website Manager to enhance the Pillow's vibrant digital and print media presence. This internship explores where marketing meets the internet and how to support a strong visual...

Patron Services Intern

The Patron Services Intern works closely with the Ticket Services Manager and Assistant Manager, House Managers, Patron Services Coordinator, volunteers, and the public.Weekly projects and responsibilities include: • Working in the Box Office, providing exemplary customer service while selling Festival tickets, processing...

Photography

The Photography Intern works with the Graphic Design/Website Manager and Festival Photographer to document Festival performances and events and to produce images for the promotion of Jacob's Pillow. The internship offers the opportunity to work in a fast-paced professional environment...

Press/Editorial

Two Press/Editorial Interns assist with all aspects of securing, tracking, and archiving media coverage of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival while managing the editing and production of weekly, printed performance programs. Press responsibilities include helping to manage media relations and materials...

Production

Eleven Production Interns work with the Production Staff, learning and gaining experience through Festival set-up, company load-ins, and show-operating positions in two indoor theatres, an outdoor stage, and four studios. During the first three weeks of the internship, Production Interns...

Program

One Program Intern will work closely with the Program Manager, Program Assistant, and General Manager. This intern will primarily act as the assistant to the Program Manager. There will be some daily tasks associated with producing the Inside/Out Series including...

Ticket Services/Marketing

Two Ticket Services/Marketing Interns work closely with the Ticket Services Manager and Marketing Manager. This Intern spends approximately 60% of their time working in the Box Office and 40% working outside of the Box Office on marketing projects.  Ticket Services/Marketing...

Video Documentation

Two Video Documentation Interns work with the staff videographer to chronicle the Festival season. Responsibilities include filming performances, classes, events, rehearsals, and lectures, as well as editing videos used to help promote the Festival. Excerpts from the videos are used...

Summer

2016 Summer Festival Intern Dates:
Tuesday, May 24- Thursday, September 1, 2016

Application Deadlines:
Priority Consideration: Application received by Jan 15
Consideration: Application received by Feb 12
Post-Deadline: After Feb 12, by availability only

Intern Positions

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