Fall/Winter Internships - Artistic and Arts Management Interns

Fall/Winter Internships - Artistic and Arts Management Interns

CATEGORY: Internship

The Civilians
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Job Details


The Civilians seeks an Artistic and Arts Admin Intern for October – December Internships. The Civilians is a 20-year-old theater company, dedicated to ambitious, theatrical new work that dynamically engages with our broader social and political environment. We support artists’ efforts to interrogate our lived experience, question and test the stories that shape our world, and awaken new thinking and perceptions through their creations.


The Artistic Intern will work directly with the Artistic Director, Artistic Associate and Literary Manager on current and upcoming artistic and research projects.

Responsibilities may include:
Assist the Artistic Director in preparation for upcoming development projects.
Organize interviews and artistic databases.
Act as a liaison between the Artistic Director and other artists working with the company.
Manage script submissions
Read and evaluate scripts
Help organize readings and workshops.
Conduct interviews for upcoming productions.
Transcribe interviews.
Provide general office support to the Artistic Staff.
Occasional dramaturgical research

Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented, independent workers, and confident in taking initiative.


The Arts Management Intern will support the Managing Director and Development team on day-to-day management and administration.

Responsibilities include:
Support all Development initiatives, both individual and institutional, encompassing donor relations, organizing and executing fundraising appeals, editing grant proposals, and special events.
Enhance communications initiatives through the creation of content for social media, the organization of mailing lists, and long-term communications planning.
Offer General Management and Company Management support, as needed.
Offer administrative support to staff.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite or other word processor and understanding of current social media platforms is required.

Ideal candidates will work well independently, possess an attention to detail, and have a passion for the arts with a direct interest in learning about all facets of arts management and administration.

To apply, please complete our application form. No phone calls, please. 

Dates and Stipend

This internship runs from October - December, with a minimum of 20 hours per week. Interns receive a monthly stipend to cover their expenses, and school credit is available for eligible candidates.

Due to COVID-19 The Civilians are accepting applications from outside New York City and are excited to work with Interns from around the Country.


October 1, 2020 - December 18, 2020