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Operations Department Intern

Annual Internship: March-June 
Salary Unpaid
Internship Description

The Kansas City Symphony, the region’s only full-time professional symphony orchestra, is seeking applications for an Operations Department Intern. The Operations Intern will be responsible for assisting the Operations Department with day to day orchestra operations in addition to the annual Bank of America Celebration at the Station event in May. Primary areas of responsibility include work on concert production for a variety of events performed by the Kansas City Symphony. This internship with the Kansas City Symphony is a great way to learn about arts management in a hands-on, fast-paced and professional environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for research projects as assigned
  • Assist with department organization
  • “Hands-On” work backstage with orchestra and production staff
  • Assist with set up of Bank of America Celebration at the Station, a free outdoor concert for over 55,000 spectators at Kansas City’s Union Station

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Must be detail oriented with excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Sufficient personal mobility and strength to move and distribute materials/objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Preference given to students pursuing music performance, music education or arts management degrees

To apply for this internship:

Please email resumes and cover letters to Alex Shapiro or mail to 1703 Wyandotte, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64108.