2016/17 Court Theatre internships are due Friday, May 6, 2016. Download the application here.

Court Theatre’s Internship Program is an academic-year (varies by internship), enriching experience for students interested in theater administration. Interns have the opportunity to work with a fantastic group of people, and are immediately entrusted with responsibilities and learning opportunities. Interns work closely with their mentors in the following areas:  Development,  Development/Grant  Writing,  Development/ Gala, Marketing and Communications, Website and Online Marketing,  Casting  and  Education, and Audience Development.

PAID INTERNSHIPS 

Marketing & Communications

Marketing Department
Full Season (Fall-Spring)

The Marketing & Communications Intern will work closely with the Assistant Director of Marketing in all areas of communications including audience development, e-communications, special events, database and content management, customer service, and community outreach. This internship requires strong written and verbal communications skills. Preference will be given to applicants with a desire to learn, a penchant for organization, a strong work ethic, and a sense of humor.

Audience Services
Marketing Department
Full Season (Fall-Spring)

The Audience Services intern will work with the Audience Services Manager and the entire Front of House team in an extremely fast-paced and evolving environment.  The position will include assisting with opening nights, updating social media, database maintenance, designing strategies to attract single ticket buyers, and evaluating Front of House procedures.  He or she must be a great team player with excellent interpersonal skills and great sense of humor.  Candidates must be extremely outgoing and able to handle themselves professionally.

Individual Giving
Development Department
Fall Quarter

The Individual Giving Intern will assist Court Theatre’s Development Department on various projects such as annual direct mailings, researching prospective and current donors, researching best practices, and mailing acknowledgments and recognition pieces. This is an exciting opportunity to learn the basics about fundraising for a non-profit arts organization.

Grant Writing
Development Department
Winter and Spring Quarter

The Grant Writing Intern will assist the assistant director of development for institutional relations in all aspects of the grant writing process. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, researching current and prospective foundation, corporation, and government grant-making organizations; writing and revising grant proposals and interim/final reports; and utilizing various databases to gather and store information. This position requires advanced writing skills and an ability to craft compelling arguments for support. Candidates should be interested in learning about institutional fundraising and nonprofit arts management.

Special Events & Gala
Development Department
Winter and Spring Quarter

The Special Events & Gala intern will primarily aid with Court Theatre’s annual spring Gala, in addition to assisting with other donor events including Opening Nights and Producers’ Circle events. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, prospect research, maintaining event contacts, guest lists and various databases, tracking auction items and developing written auction materials, organizing historical and current information, and drafting pre- and post-event correspondence with donors. This position requires strong communication and organizational skills. Candidates should be enthusiastic and ready to work in a fast-paced environment.

Casting & Education
Artistic Department
Full Season (Fall-Spring)

The Casting Intern will assist the Casting/AIS (Artists in the Schools) Director on all projects. Includes but limited to, electronically filing resumes, keeping the data and information files updated, organizing and monitoring casting calls, compiling break-downs for plays in and being considered for the upcoming season, organizing and running the non-AEA general auditions for the upcoming season, keeping materials for the AIS residencies up-to-date, compiling information and data from the AIS residencies, helping to organize and run the annual High School Performance Festival.