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Internships
Arden Theatre Company internships are designed to provide insight and hands-on experience for a specific technical or administrative area of the theatre. We offer several types of internships on a rolling basis.

Internships are non-paid positions and we do not provide housing. Time commitment is decided on a case by case basis, although part-time internships average about 20 hours per week.


Now accepting applications:

Development and Special Events Internship - 2014/15 Season
The objective of this internship is to provide an opportunity for hands-on experience and an introduction to the operations of development and fundraising at a nonprofit theatre company. Intern support will help the Arden bring in the necessary funding and patronage to fulfill its mission. This position is unpaid. Hours are negotiable. Internship opportunities begin September 1st for our 2014/15 season.

Development Intern Projects:
Assisting the development staff in hosting special events, including opening nights
Various projects maintaining our donor database
Assisting with gift acknowledgement and donor tracking
Additional administrative support for the Development Department

We allow for flexibility of schedule and may also ask that you assist with off-hour special events.

Qualifications:
Attention to detail. Self-motivation and time management skills. Excellent online research skills. Strong writing ability. Creativity and an outgoing personality. Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs. An interest in the regional theatre community. Some knowledge of local and regional foundations a plus.

Contact Joanne Burak with interest at jburak@ardentheatre.org. Please enclose a cover letter. resume and brief writing sample.

Spring Semester Electrics and Sound Intern
Arden Theatre Company, a leading non-profit regional theatre, is seeking a Electrics and Sound Intern for the spring semester of the 2013/2014 Season. Semester dates January - May, 2014. Schedule is negotiable. Interns can expect to work approximately 21 hours per week. Responsibilities will include general maintenance of lighting and sound equipment, assisting with lighting, sound installation, assisting with lighting focuses, assisting with lighting and sound strikes. Basic electrical knowledge is a plus. Arden is an equal opportunity employer. This is an unpaid position and applicants must have local housing. Send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Jessica Day West, Associate Production Manager, Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, by fax to 215-922-7011 or email to jwest@ardentheatre.org.

Spring Semester Costume Intern
Arden Theatre Company, a leading non-profit regional theatre, is seeking a Costume Intern for the spring semester of the 2013/2014 Season. Semester dates January - May, 2014. Schedule is negotiable. Interns can expect to work approximately 21 hours per week. Responsibilities will include crafts, basic sewing, assisting with fittings, restocking costumes, pulling costume for rehearsal and show purposes, shopping and alterations. Applicants must have basic sewing skills. Arden is an equal opportunity employer. This is an unpaid position and applicants must have local housing. Send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Jessica Day West, Associate Production Manager, Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, by fax to 215-922-7011 or email to jwest@ardentheatre.org.

Spring Semester Scenic Construction Intern
Arden Theatre Company is seeking a Set Construction Intern for the spring semester of the 2013/2014 Season. Semester dates January - May, 2014. Schedule is negotiable. Interns can expect to work approximately 21 hours per week. Responsibilities will include carpentry, rigging, basic sewing and basic painting. This is an unpaid position and applicants must have local housing. The internship includes a generous comp policy. Arden Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer. Send a cover letter and resume to Jessica Day West, Associate Production Manager, Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, by fax to 215-922-7011 or email to jwest@ardentheatre.org.

Spring Semester Scenic Painting Intern
Arden Theatre Company is seeking a Scenic Painting Intern for the spring semester of the 2013/2014 Season. Semester dates January - May 2014. Schedule is negotiable. Interns can expect to work approximately 21 hours per week. Responsibilities will include assisting Scenic Artist with scenic painting, maintenance of paint area and props painting. This is an unpaid position and applicants must have local housing. The internship includes a generous comp policy. Arden Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer. Send a cover letter and resume to Jessica Day West, Associate Production Manager, Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, by fax to 215-922-7011 or email to jwest@ardentheatre.org.

Summer Scenic Construction Intern
Arden Theatre Company is seeking a Set Construction Intern for the months of July and August, 2014. Schedule is negotiable. Interns can expect to work approximately 21 hours per week. Responsibilities will include carpentry, rigging, basic sewing and basic painting. This is an unpaid position and applicants must have local housing. The internship includes a generous comp policy. Arden Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer. Send a cover letter and resume to Jessica Day West, Associate Production Manager, Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, by fax to 215-922-7011 or email to jwest@ardentheatre.org.

Video Intern
Arden Theatre Company, a non-profit regional theatre in Philadelphia, seeks a video intern for the 2013/14 Season. The intern would work with the Arden's marketing department to film and edit events, interviews, and special initiatives. Access to personal video equipment, including editing software such as iMovie or Final Cut Pro, preferred but not required. The right candidate will work well with a team, be a creative problem-solver, and have a fantastic visual eye. This is a great opportunity for an undergraduate or graduate student in the arts to hone their video production skills in a results-oriented environment that will bring visibility to your work. 10-20 hours per week, extremely flexible, and may include nights and weekends with ability to work on your own time. To apply, send a resume with 2 references and links to 2 past video samples to rklink@ardentheatre.org. Apply by October 1 for immediate start through June 2014.

Arden Theatre Company is an EOE/AA employer and values diversity in the workplace.
Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
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