Be an Intern

Woolly Mammoth offers internships for the spring and fall semesters. we do not offer summer internships.


FellowSHIPs


IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT FELLOWS

Production Fellow

Supervisor: Jenn Harris, Director of Production

Under the guidance of the Director of Production, the Production Fellow will be given the opportunity to learn about budgeting, scheduling, and coordinating the technical aspect of all Woolly Mammoth productions, workshops, and special events. The fellow will learn and assist with the travel and accommodation arrangements for visiting artist. In addition, the fellow will be expected to attend all staff and production meetings and assist with the routine tasks of every day operations. Must be 21 years of age and hold a valid driver’s license. Full-time availability through June preferred, but will consider part-time arrangements. To apply please send your resume and cover letter to jenn.harris@woollymammoth.net by Friday, December 2nd.

Casting Fellow

Supervisor: Jenn Harris, Director of Production

Under the guidance of the Director of Production, the Casting Fellow will be given the opportunity to learn about auditioning, scheduling, and artist relations for Woolly Mammoth productions, workshops, and special events. The fellow will receive experience in the casting process including the maintenance of show and casting files, along with scheduling and monitoring auditions. The fellow will assist in communication between artists and production management and assist in day to day tasks associated with the artistic arm of the production department. Must be 21 years of age and hold a valid driver’s license. Full-time availability through June preferred, but will consider part-time arrangements. To apply please send your resume and cover letter to jenn.harris@woollymammoth.net by Friday, December 2nd.


Internships


Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is looking for the next generation of creative, dedicated, and highly innovative theatre artists and administrators, poised to jump-start their careers.

We offer spring and fall internships in administrative areas such as marketing, development, and connectivity. These positions are well suited to graduate students looking for part time, real world experience in running a professional theatre company. These positions are semester long internships, which are usually 25-30 hours a week. We do not offer summer internships.

As an intern at Woolly Mammoth, you will…

  • Work intimately with Woolly’s leadership, senior staff, and members of your department or area.
  • Work independently and collaboratively with your departmental colleagues on short- and long-term projects.
  • Interact with Woolly staff, board and visiting artists, as well as members of the dynamic theatre community in the DC-metropolitan area.
  • Receive free tickets to all Woolly Mammoth productions.
  • Attend special events at Woolly Mammoth including opening and closing night parties as well as the annual benefit.
  • Have the opportunity to attend rehearsals of Woolly productions.

Housing is not provided. Interns are provided transportation reimbursement for local travel.

Questions?  Email internships@woollymammoth.net


NOW ACCEpting applications for spring 2017 internships

Application

All application materials must be submitted electronically and 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).

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).

Please provide:

1. 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).

2. A professional work résumé that lists: education & training, work history, theatre/arts experience, and computer skills. RESUMES SHOULD BE IN PDF FORMAT AND NAMED “LAST NAME FIRST NAME RESUME” (e.g. Bowen Kirsten Resume).

3. If applying for one of the following positions, please include an analytical writing sample: Literary Fellow, and Development Intern. This sample should not be a piece of creative writing. Do not submit a work of fiction or a script.

4.  If applying for the Literary Fellow, please include two letters of recommendation (employers, professors, etc). Letters of recommendation are only required for Literary Assistant candidates. Letters of recommendation must be received in electronic format.

Letters of recommendation may be submitted directly to internships@woollymammoth.net. The subject line must read “Applicant Last Name Applicant First Name Recommendation Literary” (e.g. Bowen Kirsten Recommendation Literary).

Applications will not be processed until all materials have been received.

Applications accepted by email only.

Send completed applications to internships@woollymammoth.net

All application materials should arrive together.

Direct all questions to internships@woollymammoth.net. No phone calls please or direct inquiries to Woolly staff members.


POSITION OVERVIEWS

Connectivity Intern

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 House Lights Up 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. Note: This is a part time, semester long position.

Development Intern

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 group sales and space rental inquiries and help with routine clerical projects and preparations for Board and Committee meetings.  Note: This is a part time, semester long position.

Marketing Intern

Supervisor: Bryan Braunlich, Marketing & Communication Manager

The Marketing Intern will learn all aspects of working in a Marketing and Communications Department with a specific focus on electronic communications and marketing. The Intern will learn about email marketing, including the creation and deployment of mass emails, advertising, the creation of marketing collateral, budgeting, and targeting and segmentation of audiences. The Marketing Assistant will gain valuable experience learning Box Office and Front of House operations, and will have access to all department and Board Marketing Committee meetings. Note: This is a part time, semester long position.