School Programs (Education) Internship - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
1147 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL
Posted: March 19 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Internships at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago — be a part of the team!
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago offers rich and stimulating internship opportunities for college and graduate students seeking experience in administration, artistic administration, videography, lighting, education, development and marketing. Hubbard Street provides interns interested in dance and arts management the experience of working behind the scenes in one of the world’s leading contemporary dance companies. Interns have the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge of arts management while working closely with the staff and artists of Hubbard Street.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago interns are integral members of the organization. Interns receive an e-mail address and extension, and are entrusted with a number of challenging responsibilities. Interns work with Hubbard Street’s administrative and artistic staff to build knowledge, experience, and confidence in arts management. Interns have the opportunity to work at the theater when the company is performing in Chicago’s Harris Theater for Music and Dance, and see company performances. Interns also have the advantage of taking free classes at the Lou Conte Dance Studio.

Questions about the Hubbard Street Internship Program should be directed to Krista Ellensohn, the Manager of Pre-Professional Programs.

About Our School Programs (Education) Internship:
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s Education, Community & Youth Programs department is comprised of the Education Director, Associate Director of Education, Youth and Family Programs Manager, Education Coordinator, and Youth Programs Coordinator. Together the Education, Community, & Youth Programs department manages all aspects of the organization’s school and community partnerships, youth classes and camps, family programming and performances, and the Adaptive Dance program. The Education Intern has the opportunity to learn about Hubbard Street’s progressive and dynamic approach to making movement and contemporary dance accessible in schools and the community. The education intern will primarily work within the in-school research project,

Application deadlines:
• Fall (September-December): Applications due May 30
• Spring (January-May): Applications due Sept 30
• Summer (June-August): Applications due Jan 30
Application materials received on or before the application deadline will be given priority, however materials are accepted until all positions are filled.

Application Materials:
Applicants interested in the Hubbard Street Internship Program must submit the following materials:
• Completed Internship Application Form (Available on Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s Website.)
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Two Letters of Recommendation

Please send all materials to:
Krista Ellensohn, Manager of Pre-Professional Programs
1147 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
f: 312-455-8240
e: kellensohn@hubbardstreetdance.com
No phone calls please.

Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities:
Provide administrative support to Education staff
Transcribe meeting audio data entry
Administrative preparation for the school year
Marketing support
General filing
Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Applicants for the Hubbard Street Internship Program must:
• Have completed at least one year of college
• Be available for a minimum of twenty hours per week
• Possess strong written and verbal skills
• Be knowledgeable of Microsoft Office programs
• Have excellent communication and organizational skills
• Possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
College credit is available as arranged by your college or university. Internships are offered for semester, full-year and summer sessions.


Skills

Required - Oral & Written Communication Skills, Microsoft Office, Communication Skills, Excellent organizational skills, Work in A Fast Paced Environment, Comfortable working independently

How To Apply

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