Arts Administration Intern (August-December 2019)

Intern-Summer Arts Administration (August-December 2019)

The Theatre Lab hires one part-time arts admin intern to gain experience working at a nonprofit theatre school. Over the internship, you'll have the ability to work on communications (written, public, and inter-office), learn about operations, promote staged readings and adult classes, as well as play a large role in the execution of our annual Cabaret Benefit to occur at the Ritz-Carlton on November 3. Interns will work with all members of The Theatre Lab staff and will receive career coaching/guidance from staff throughout the position. If you have an interest in nonprofit development, marketing/communications/publicity, event planning, customer service, or arts leadership, we encourage you to apply. The internship calls for 20 hours per week to occur between 9am-5pm, M-F. 


  • Provide top-level assistance to coordinate, administer, and market adult classes, youth programs, and outreach programs 
  • Communicate professionally with prospective students and parents about The Theatre Lab’s classes and programs
  • Assist with plans and execution of fundraising events
  • Use online database to register students for classes
  • Support production manager as needed for performances
  • Contribute to operations and maintenance of a theatrical environment
  • Provide other assistance as needed
REQUIREMENTS: Successful applicants should possess at least one full year of business, liberal arts, arts management, communications, education, or arts-related study at the college level. Excellent judgment, good written and verbal communications skills, and attention to detail are essential. Candidate must be able to work independently on tasks and to ask for direction whenever needed, and should have a passion for arts education.  The job requires lifting, up to 20 lbs. The internship takes place at The Theatre Lab (733 8th St NW). 
This is a part-time, stipend position. The internship calls for 20 hours per week to occur between 9am-5pm, M-F.
Candidate must have availability November 1-3 for a special event.
Email cover letter and resume to Kara Turner: marketing@theatrelab.org.  No phone calls, please.