Summer

Archives/Engagement

Two Archives/Engagement Interns work alongside the Director of Preservation providing public access to the Pillow's extensive collection of videos, photographs, books and other historical materials. The early weeks of the internship are devoted to assisting with mounting temporary exhibitions. During...

Artist Services

Three Artist Services 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 artist services, campus management, and customer service. Artist Services Interns rotate between...

Business

The Business Intern receives broad exposure to the financial aspects of a nonprofit organization. Within the area of financial management, the intern focuses on income-producing areas such as ticketing, retail and food management, and collaborates on interdepartmental projects. Responsibilities include...

Development: Fundraising/Individuals

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

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...

Development: Fundraising/VIP Services

The Fundraising/VIP Services internship offers an opportunity to gain real work experience in major donor relations and stewardship, and high-end customer service. This intern works in the Development department with the Senior Manager of Individual Giving and divides workdays between...

Dining Services Intern

The Dining Services Intern will help support Jacob's Pillow's four food venues by managing set-up, execution, and break-down of all events; determining and scheduling necessary staffing support for events; monitoring vendor relations; ensuring timely delivery and removal of all equipment, supplies, and...

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...

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 one of three theatres, including an outdoor stage, and in any of our four studios. During the first three weeks...

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...

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

2015 Summer Festival Intern Dates:
Tuesday, May 26- Thursday, September 3, 2015

Application Deadlines:
Priority Consideration: Application received by Jan 16
Consideration: Application received by Feb 13
Post-Deadline: After Feb 13, by availability only

Intern Positions

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