Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts offers challenging and comprehensive internships for undergraduates, recent graduates and graduate students who are interested in gaining experience in the arts and business/arts administration fields. The Center provides audiences with affordable access to unparalleled artists, diverse and inclusive programs, relevant and cutting-edge experiences, and performances from around the globe. Internships are on a volunteer basis and can be coordinated with staff to aid in receiving academic credit.
How to Apply
1. Review the list of internships offered. (Note: The following list of openings are indicative of the kinds of internships available; however, internships offered each semester are based upon the organization’s need.) Please clearly state your area of interest in your application.
- Two references (one academic and one professional—contact information only, no letters)
- Cover letter describing your interest in your preferred internship position.
3. Complete the online application found here.
FALL Internships (August-December)
Applications Open: mid-May
Application Deadline: August 30
SPRING Internships (January-May)
Applications Open: mid-October
Application Deadline: November 30
SUMMER Internships (June-August/September)
Applications Open: mid-March
Application Deadline: April 30
(NOTE: Late applicants will not be considered.)
SCPA Programming Intern
The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (SCPA) is seeking a programming intern for Fall 2017 to support the research of community-based outreach opportunities, social media initiatives, and in house production books. Working closely with the programming coordinator, the intern will aid in collecting and analyzing audience feedback. Intern will work independently on administrative projects can include creating production timelines, tracking agency information, managing committee correspondence and attending the Center's community-based events when possible.
Comfortable with Excel, good communication, strong research skills, social media experience, able to work 12-15 hours a week
Those invested in cultural exchange are encouraged to apply.
*Note: This is an unpaid internship
Questions? Email: Resumes@ScottsdaleArts.org