Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
St. Louis, MO

Expires: 07/04/24


15 per hour

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is accepting applications for its Administrative Intern Program for the 2024 Festival Season, featuring+nbsp;The Barber of Seville,+nbsp;La Boh+egrave;me,+nbsp;Julius Caesar, and+nbsp;Galileo Galilei.
Opera Theatre is known as a center for training young professionals in all aspects of opera, including arts administration. OTSL+rsquo;s Administrative Internship Program offers direct, on-the-job experience for those interested in careers in arts administration and management. Past interns have gone on to enjoy careers at Opera Theatre, the Metropolitan Opera, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the St. Louis Art Museum, the American Repertory Theater, San Diego Symphony, and other arts organizations across the country.
Opera Theatre+rsquo;s administrative internships offer hands-on experience collaborating to produce a world-class opera festival, as well as the opportunity to develop a wide variety of skills crucial in today+rsquo;s arts and non-profit landscape. In addition to working on projects that are integral to the success of the Festival Season, interns are encouraged to learn from and about roles across the entire company, and are invited to attend additional lectures, recitals, rehearsals, and performances. The program also includes educational sessions specifically for the interns, designed to further the professional growth of the program participants.
Internship Guidelines
* If interested, applicants can and are encouraged to apply for more than one position!
* Applicants must be 18+ and authorized to work in the U.S. (some positions may have additional requirements as detailed)
* All internships are paid hourly at the rate of $15.00 an hour, and overtime at 1.5x for any hours over 40 per week.
* Dates and hours for each position vary, but most are from late April/early May +ndash; early July. Hours may include some nights and weekends (see individual position descriptions).
* Limited shared housing available.
* A basic familiarity with opera and classical music is a great help, however it is not required!
* Note: While the majority of our interns are college students or recent college graduates, this is not required. Any qualified applicants will be considered!
Available Positions
Artistic Administration Intern (2 positions)
Development Intern
Digital Marketing Intern
Education intern
Finance Intern
Graphic Design Intern
Press + Communications Intern
Production Intern

To Apply
Apply here at https://opera-stl.org/about-us/work-with-us/job-posting-2024-administrative-internship-program/.

Applicants are asked to submit:
* Their contact information
* 2 references +ndash; names and contact information
* Resume (as a PDF)
* Brief personal statement, of no more than 250 words, that communicates why you are interested in the internship, and what unique skills and/or experience you will bring to the role.
* Some positions ask for additional work samples or writing samples
Application and Selection Timeline:
* Application Period: December 2023 +ndash; March 2024
* Interviews and Selection: mid-February +ndash; March 2024
At Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, we value equity, diversity, and mutual respect. We strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, women, people with disabilities, and others who have been historically excluded to apply. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our vibrant community. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
OTSL will not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, religion or belief; national, social, or ethnic origin; age; sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression; physical, mental, or sensory disability; family or parental status; genetic information or characteristics; protected veteran status; or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law. OTSL will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.
If you need assistance or an accommodation in completing an application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact (314) 963-4226 or mmyers@opera-stl.org.


Michelle Myers

Director of Finance and Administration



(314) 963-4226

Business Address

210 Hazel Ave

St. Louis, MO 63119

Posted: 01/04/2024 10:35:31 EST

Last Updated: 01/04/2024 18:00 EST

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