Employment at Jacob’s Pillow

Jacob’s Pillow is committed to providing an inclusive, diverse, accessible, and equitable environment that cultivates the celebration of the art of dance and its positive impact on communities. Jacob’s Pillow’s mission is to support dance creation, presentation, education, and preservation; and to engage and deepen public appreciation and support for dance. Organization-wide values include inclusion, leadership, integrity, flexibility, partnership, and sustainability. Learn more about Jacob’s Pillow, its mission statement, and its values here.

COVID-19 vaccination, including a booster shot, is required as a condition of employment for all staff, interns, and fellows. As of April 1, 2022, Jacob’s Pillow considers a person to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 more than 2 weeks after having received a booster shot, following a 2-dose series of a vaccine accepted by the World Health Organization. Please visit jacobspillow.org/health for more details on vaccines and our COVID policies for staff, artists, and audiences.

Jacob’s Pillow is a registered 501(c)(3) not for profit organization that provides equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law. This policy also prohibits employees from harassing any other employee for any reason including, but not limited to, race, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disabled status.

Jacob’s Pillow is looking for candidates to fill the following positions:



The Administrative Fellows Program

The Administrative Fellows Program provides paid professional development experience for individuals looking to further their career. Fellows are provided with entry-level job experience, learning opportunities, and are integral members of department teams and are charged to uphold the organization’s work standards, ethics, and policies. Fellowships begin on October 4 and end September 2 of the following year. Priority is given to Festival interns. Fellowship positions are currently available in Business AdministrationCommunity EngagementCompany Management, and Philanthropy.


The Intern Program

Jacob’s Pillow internships provide real work projects and responsibilities that build practical experience and develop professional skills. Interns are integral members of department teams and are charged to uphold the organization’s work standards, ethics, and policies. Learn about the Pillow’s Intern Program.