Production Intern (Fall)


Production Intern (Fall)

Brooklyn Academy of Music
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Job Details




Production Intern (Fall)


BAM is an internationally recognized presenter of contemporary performing arts and cinema. We are seeking a part-time (approx. 20hrs per week) Production Intern to assist with productions and day-to-day operations of the BAM Production Department.  At BAM we are proud to present some of the most diverse programing imaginable from countries, cultures and languages from every corner of the globe.  You will be a part of an experienced, collaborative, dedicated production team which is passionate about doing great work.  The Production Intern reports to the Production Manager

Estimated internship dates: August - December 2017

Internship Components and Opportunities

  • Get to know BAM in-depth via our Orientation and Theater Tours
  • Learn the fundamentals of working at NYC Cultural Institutions
  • Work and learn with experienced arts administration professionals.  Learn the ins and outs from some of the best in the field
  • Lunch with BAM's Executive Team and glimpse the future of the organization from their perspective
  • See BAM performances and films. Gain access to see some of the most coveted shows in town
  • Take advantage of BAM’s seasoned staff for personal career counseling and mentoring

Production Intern Role and Responsibilities

  • Provide general support for all administrative needs in the Production department
  • Assist on BAM productions.  This includes:
    • Purchasing supplies
    • Researching projects related to the production (hard-to-find items and unusual rentals)
    • Acting as a runner/PA for load-in and setup
    • Assisting with tracking of expenditures in the Production Budget
    • Writing and submitting purchase orders and credit card purchases
    • Updating the Production Calendar


  • Able to work some evening and weekend hours
  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Reliable, self-motivated