Practical Work Experience

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.

Internship Programs

Summer Festival Intern Program

Be a member of the team executing one of the world's most prestigious dance festivals, and receive on-the-job training and experience working with the Festival's professional arts administration, documentation, and production staff.

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Fall/Winter/Spring Intern Program

By joining Jacob's Pillow during the off-season, you'll assist in the preparation required for one of the most acclaimed international dance festivals in the world. Design the focus and length of your own fall, winter, or spring internship.

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Our Alumni

All internships offer invaluable training and mentorship towards your professional career in arts administration or production. Recent internship alumni have gone on to find employment at such prestigious organizations as Lincoln Center, the Brookings Institution, Standard & Poor’s, the Kennedy Center, Mark Morris Dance Group, Dance Magazine, National Public Radio, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Jacob’s Pillow.