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Sonia's World of Dance
4150 Westheimer suite 100
Houston, TX
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Internship Opportunities
Get hands-on experience with the staff and faculty at Sonia’s World of Dance. Sonia’s World of Dance is a young, energetic studio offering the highest quality of dance education for ages 8 – adults! This is a rare opportunity to sample the real world of dance.


Administrative and Facility Work: Interns work administratively 15 hours per week as the Sonia’s World of Dance receptionist, and administrative assistant to staff members. Responsibilities include interacting with the public, customer relations, ticket sales & processing, registration of students for classes, merchandising and inventory, responding to requests for information and general support to the Public Relations, Membership, Box Office, Production and Fundraising departments. Maintaining the cleanliness of the facility is expected. Interns play a prominent role in the ongoing business of the organization, receiving a bird's eye view of the totality of Sonia’s World of Dance as a, school and community resource.
Classes: Interns can participate in adult professional dance classes offered on a daily basis at Sonia’s World of Dance including Hip Hop, Merengue, Bachata, Country Western, Belly dancing, Salsa, Waltz, Foxtrot and more! Interns occasionally participate in assistant teaching of children's classes if they hold that interest.
Eligibility: Adults (age 18 and older) who are pursuing careers in dance in college, post college or are hoping to make a career transition to the field of dance or business or marketing administration. Must have good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheet; experience in customer relations is advantageous. Be ready to work hard, have an open mind, and be flexible within a constantly changing environment.
How to Apply: Submit a letter of interest, one letter of support and resume detailing both dance and work experience via email to soniasworldofdance@yahoo.com . For further information call 713-787-9111.
Internship Goals:
• To learn how a Studio functions in all the areas (marketing, customer service, instruction, etc.)
• To broaden the scope of career opportunities in dance.
• To further the dance skills of aspiring professional dancers.
• The above goals are achieved through three aspects of the internship: administrative and facility work, participation in professional dance classes and staff mentorship.
Sonia’s World of Dance
4150 Westheimer Rd. SUITE 100
Houston, Texas, 77027
713-787-9111

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include interacting with the public, customer relations, ticket sales & processing, registration of students for classes, merchandising and inventory, responding to requests for information and general support to the Public Relations, Membership, Box Office, Production and Fundraising departments. Maintaining the cleanliness of the facility is expected. Interns play a prominent role in the ongoing business of the organization, receiving a bird's eye view of the totality of Sonia’s World of Dance as a, school and community resource.
Classes: Interns can participate in adult professional dance classes offered on a daily basis at Sonia’s World of Dance including Hip Hop, Merengue, Bachata, Country Western, Belly dancing, Salsa, Waltz, Foxtrot and more! Interns occasionally participate in assistant teaching of children's classes if they hold that interest.
RULES AND EXPECTATIONS:
• Professionalism
• Timeliness
• You will be expected to assist with the cleaning of the studio
• Daily Studio To Do
• No cell phone usage
• No surfing the net/personal emails or checking MySpace & Facebook
• Staying informed: reviewing newsletters, websites regularly.
• Checking the messages and restrooms hourly for upkeep.
• Do not allow anyone behind the front desk unless they are a staff member.
• Do not allow anyone to use the phones w/o permission and YOU dial the number

Requirements

Eligibility: Adults (age 18 and older) who are pursuing careers in dance in college, post college or are hoping to make a career transition to the field of dance or business or marketing administration. Must have good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheet; experience in customer relations is advantageous. Be ready to work hard, have an open mind, and be flexible within a constantly changing environment.

How To Apply

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