The Woolly Mammoth Internship Program is designed for students and recent graduates who are interested in a broad education in a fast paced, nationally acclaimed non-profit arts organization. Interns are assigned to one of the following departments where they will focus on the specific functions of that department within the larger institution. Each intern will be given the chance to work cross departmentally as well as experience seminars provided by department heads that will illustrate the workings of each department. These posts are part-time, semester based opportunities (unless otherwise posted). Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter including a statement of purpose and the desired semester for which you would like to be considered. Candidates may apply for more than one post and more than one semester. Travel reimbursement is provided. These positions are also eligible for college credit.
The following internships are for the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters. All materials for Fall 2019 internships must be submitted by March 1, 2019. All materials for Spring 2020 internships must be submitted by October 1, 2019. There are currently no internships for the Summer 2019 semester.
All application materials must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org according to the specifications listed below and in the application. Woolly is not responsible for formatting errors or incomplete applications. Applications received in hardcopy via mail or fax will not be accepted (but will be recycled).
Cover letter indicating your desired position, describing your interest in Woolly, summarizing your prior experience and/or qualifications, and explaining why you are the ideal candidate for your desired internship. Cover letters should be in PDF format and named “Last Name First Name Cover Letter” (e.g. Bowen Kirsten Cover Letter).
A professional work résumé that lists: education & training, work history, theater/arts experience, and computer skills. Résumés should be in PDF format and named “Last Name First Name Resume” (e.g. Bowen Kirsten Resume).
Applications will not be processed until all materials have been received.
All application materials must be submitted together in one single email. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applicants will be notified once a complete application is received (please allow for approximately one week).
Direct all questions to our Internships & Fellowships Email: email@example.com. No phone calls please or direct inquiries to Woolly staff members.
Woolly Mammoth is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of all ethnicities, identities, and backgrounds to apply.
Supervisor: Amelia Stanley, Associate Director of Development
The Development Intern will have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of a Development office and the daily processes of fundraising for a not-for-profit institution. The intern will work closely with every member of the Development staff learning about donor research and database maintenance, gift acknowledgments, how to plan and execute events and benefits including Opening Night and two annual gala benefits, as well as how to make an “ask”. In addition, interns will assist with routine clerical projects and preparations for Board and Committee meetings.
Production Management Intern
Supervisor: Jenn Harris, General Manager
Under the guidance of the General Manager, the Production Intern will be given the opportunity to learn about budgeting, scheduling, and coordinating the logistical aspects of Woolly Mammoth productions, workshops, and special events. The intern will learn and assist with the artist’s relations, contracting, and casting. In addition, the intern will be expected to attend production meetings and assist with the routine tasks of every day operations
Supervisor: Joel Garcia, Technical Director
The Technical Intern will work closely with the Properties Director, Technical Director and Master Electrician to gain a broad understanding of the day to day operations of a production department. The Technical Intern will participate in various projects involving the design, construction, and execution for Woolly Mammoth productions. They will also gain valuable skills regarding communication with designers and technical staff. The Technical Intern will be expected to attend all production and design meetings and to participate in technical rehearsals as assigned.
Supervisor: Kristen Jackson, Connectivity Director
The Connectivity Intern will work closely with the Connectivity Department to plan and implement the many aspects of our show-by-show strategy: audience design, lobby experiences, and engagement events. The intern will participate in brainstorming and planning meetings, conduct research on community events and organizations, and assist with designing and installing Woolly’s interactive lobby experiences. The Connectivity intern will also support the day to day functioning of the department.
Supervisor: Mikala Stubley, Marketing & Communications Manager
The Marketing Intern will learn all aspects of working in a Marketing and Communications Department with a specific focus on digital marketing. The Intern will learn about email marketing, social media content creation, Google Search and Display campaigns, the creation of marketing collateral, budgets and invoice processing, and grassroots marketing efforts. The Marketing Intern will gain valuable experience learning Box Office and Front of House operations, and will have access to all department meetings.