Reporting directly to the Vice President of Artistic Planning, the artistic planning internship provides a strong knowledge base in guest artist logistics and scheduling, season planning, administering contracts, completing artist research and working cross departmentally to execute a production. This is an ideal experience for someone pursuing a career in artistic planning and/or artist management.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assisting with guest artist logistics and backstage hospitality for rehearsals and performances
- Working with Artistic Department staff to create and distribute guest artist schedules
- Complete research projects on topics useful to Artistic staff for planning purposes
- Learn about and contribute ideas related to season planning and guest artist contracts
- Participate in departmental and interdepartmental meetings and coordinate with other departments on Artistic department-related needs
- Support the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) initiatives as well as supporting a respectful organizational culture
- Other related duties required as part of a team environment.
Professional Development: The internship will include required professional development/mentoring with a senior member of our organization, resume review, and career coaching.
Duration and Schedule:
The internship begins in August 2022 and concludes at the end of May 2023. Interns will have some flexibility in setting their hours, but are required to have the ability to commit to a minimum of 12 hours per week and up to a maximum of 20 hours per week. The intern will be expected to have occasional availability on nights and weekends to present at concerts and special events.
*Availability on Wednesday or Thursday afternoons for cohort professional development is
- College Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student with an expressed interest in artistic planning
- Strong written and verbal communications skills
- Knowledge of classical and/or choral music
- Project management experience
- Strong written and verbal communications skills.
The CSO encourages underrepresented minorities and first generation students to apply.
Compensation: $15.00 per hour