Youth Dance Program (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 Youth Dance Program (Education) Internship:
Gain hands-on experience in dance education with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s renowned Youth Dance Program Summer Camps, assisting our experienced teaching artists and staff. Camp Interns are responsible for a wide variety of teaching and administrative support tasks.

Application deadlines:
• Fall (September-December): Applications due June 30
• Spring (January-May): Applications due October 30
• Summer (June-August): Applications due March 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:
Leading/Assisting Warm-up
Assisting with individual students during lessons and activities
Assisting students with daily activities such as restroom trips and snack time
Overseeing Breaks and Snacks
Attendance Tracking
Assisting with Check-in/out
Monitoring Authorization forms
Collecting First day Packets
Documenting with video and photos when necessary
Assisting with preparations for and clean up after for the final sharing

Other Education Department Responsibilities:
Organize and update mailing lists
Assist with marketing/flyer drop for the Youth Dance Programs
General office duties, such as photocopying, faxing, filing, etc.
Keep departmental calendar up-to-date
Assist in organization of documentation and archives
Assist in departmental and organizational data entry and database management
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

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