Intern in D.C. this Fall at Washington Performing Arts – App’s Due Monday, 7/3/17

Are you looking for a Fall 2017 internship in management, development, education, community engagement, or programming and production?  Check out the Washington Performing Arts!  Interns at Washington Performing Arts have the opportunity to work on meaningful projects that impact both the organization and the D.C. community.  This fall, they are seeking highly motivated, creative, hard-working individuals to intern in the following areas:

  • Choral Management (minimum of 20 hrs/wk)
  • Development (minimum of 20 hrs/wk)
    • Assist with donor recognition and management of donor information (Intern will be trained in Tessitura)
    • Conduct donor research
    • Provide logistical assistance for the development and execution of donor events
    • Job Description – search “Arts Development Internship” in Career Link
  • Education & Community Engagement (minimum of 20 hrs/wk)
    • Assist with preparations, execution, and evaluation of 2017-2018  in-school programs
    • Provide logistical support for music competitions and associated award/performance events
    • Conduct research on potential community artists, potential partner organizations, and alternative venues
    • Support administrative and production needs for community events
    • Job Description – search “Education & Community Engagement Internship” in Career Link
  • Embassy Adoption Program (minimum of 15 hrs/wk)
    • Provide administrative and logistical support for Embassy Adoption Program events
    • Communicating with diplomats, teachers, global representatives, school administrators, local artists, and organizational partners
    • Job Description – search “Embassy Adoption Program Intern” in Career Link 
  • External Relations  (minimum of 15 hrs/wk)
    • Assist with planning and execution of grassroots and community marketing campaigns
    • Write and edit copy for web and print media
    • Develop patron engagement tools
    • Assist with social media content development and tracking
    • Job Description – search “External Relations Internship” in Career Link 
  • Programming and Production (minimum of 20 hrs/wk)
    • Research potential artists
    • Provide on-site logistical support at performances and other artist engagement events
    • Create production schedules
    • Assist with contract administration and visa processing
    • Job Description – search “Programming and Production Internship” in Career Link 

The application deadline for fall internships is Monday, July 3. To apply, students should send the following items to the attention of Wynsor Taylor, Intern Coordinator (

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact Information for 2 Professional References

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By Chris Klein
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