Internship Opportunities

There are a variety of ways to get involved at Kelly Strayhorn Theater and support our company operations, programs, outreach, and events. We offer internship opportunities to become part of our vibrant and vital multi-arts programming. We encourage, enable, and empower an entire spectrum of small- and medium-sized arts groups, which in turn enrich both the artistic climate of Pittsburgh and the economic development of East Liberty.

Internships are offered during spring, fall and summer terms. Scheduling is flexible and training is provided. All positions are part-time and unpaid.

About the Internships

Internships are generally 10–12 weeks in length, and 10–12 hours per week. Full-time internships are arranged on a case-by-case basis.

Summer internships still available in the areas of Programming, Production, Operations, and Marketing, interested candidates should send a letter and resume to info@kelly-strayhorn.org

Applicant must be willing to take initiative and work independently and effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Interns will Gain

  • Diverse skills and hands-on experience in nonprofit management for a mid-sized performing arts organization
  • Experience coordinating and communicating with artists
  • Opportunities to interact with professionals in the nonprofit sector, specifically the arts

“The weekly meetings, compact staff structure, and cooperation between colleagues made it an excellent environment to learn. I have a deeper understanding towards the organization’s daily operations, and how to deal with the relationship with artists, and think about efficient promotion methods.”

– Weixi Li, CMU Arts Management (KST Intern Summer 2013)

For more information and questions, please contact info@kelly-strayhorn.org

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To apply for an internship at Kelly Strayhorn Theater, please fill out this form completely. Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

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