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Jazz at Lincoln Center
33 West 60th Street
New York, NY
Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) is the world's largest not-for-profit arts organization committed to promoting the appreciation and understanding of jazz through performance, education, and preservation, under Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis. Jazz at Lincoln Center's new home—Frederick P. Rose Hall—at New York's Columbus Circle, the first education, performance, and broadcast facility devoted to jazz, opened in fall 2004. JALC offers a chance to grow with one of New York's fastest growing arts organizations.
The touring department presents two domestic and international touring programs: the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by Wynton Marsalis, is the organization’s resident orchestra and is comprised of 15 musicians. The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad is a cultural exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and features jazz, blues, bluegrass, urban/hip hop, gospel, Cajun, zydeco, and country music.
The admin intern will assist the department to organize files, execute program events, tours, and provide general administrative support and social media outreach.
• Passion and/or knowledge of music.
• Strong computer skills, especially with Microsoft Office Applications, and databases.
• Excellent understanding and experience with social media (i.e. twitter, blogs, facebook, youtube)
• Exemplary organizational skills and proven ability to multi-task, think creatively and take initiative.
• Openness and eagerness to work collaboratively in a team environment.
General Requirements for all Interns:
• Currently pursuing a degree from an accredited college or university; High school students will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
• Keen interest in arts management, especially as it relates to jazz music
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Passion and/or knowledge of Jazz preferred.
• Must satisfy school requirements for earning credit (credit only).
• Provides undergraduate and graduate students with first-hand professional experience in a non-profit, performing arts organization.
• Provides a head-start on possible career development options.
• Are generally part-time with a minimum time requirement of 20 hours per week.
• Are overseen by designated supervisor to ensure a quality learning experience.
*** Internships are available for 12 week sessions during Fall, Spring and Summer semesters in various departments.