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Internships with Washington Performing Arts

Washington Performing Arts offers internships throughout the year. Applicants should be highly motivated, creative and hard-working individuals with an interest in all aspects of arts management. It is preferred that applicants have previous office experience. In addition, applicants should possess:

Each internship at Washington Performing Arts is tailored to the interests and strengths of the intern. Washington Performing Arts interns leave our offices with a better understanding of arts management, a knowledge of artists in a variety of fields, contacts in performance venues throughout the D.C. metro area, practical experience, and a portfolio of work. Hours required per week vary by department, but in general interns are required to work a minimum of 15 hours/week. While internships are unpaid, interns are invited to attend many Washington Performing Arts performances on a complimentary basis.

To apply, send a cover letter indicating internship(s) of interest, resume, and contact information for two professional references to Trisha Taylor at interns@washingtonperformingarts.org.


The following Spring 2020 internships are available.

We accept applications on a rolling basis, though we will give priority consideration to applications received by Wednesday, November 6.

Contact interns@washingtonperformingarts.org with any questions or for more information.