Segerstrom Center for the Arts is committed to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion both in our organization and in the performing arts community at large. To that end, our Summer Internship Program is designed to provide opportunities to individuals from diverse backgrounds and/or those who are members of a group that is underrepresented in our industry. While these internships are inclusive of all people, we strongly encourage candidates from diverse or underrepresented groups to apply.
ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP:
Put your left and right brain to work strategically and creatively planning special events for Segerstrom Center for the Arts top-notch fundraising team, both virtually and safely, in-person. Events to include: Candlelight Kick-Off, launching the 47th season of Orange County’s premiere fundraising gala Summer at the Center’s 30th Anniversary Reception, bringing together this program’s students, teaching artists, and supporters to celebrate 3 decades of this life-changing performing arts summer camp for at-risk youth An Evening of Gratitude, thanking the Center’s top donors and Board of Directors for their visionary philanthropy throughout the pandemic
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties are responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Vendor research and outreach Invitation mailings Creating and maintaining event files Event budgets Event logistics Donor acknowledgements Event supply sourcing and organization Event coordination
Seeking an individual with the following qualities: A good eye for aesthetics Detail-oriented (copy-editing, assembly of print materials, load-out lists, timeline review) Outgoing Organized Polished Discreet Additionally: Must be authorized to work in the United States Must be at least 18 years of age Must be enrolling in college, currently enrolled in college or a recent graduate Must be willing/able to work in-person Must have experience working with Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word/Mail merges, PowerPoint) and basic graphic design skills (Canva and Adobe Pro)
Internship runs from June 7 - August 14 This is a full-time internship (8 hours/day, 40 hours/week)
While these positions may include some remote work, all positions will require in-person work. Candidates must be comfortable working in-person and will be required to adhere to Segerstrom Center for the Arts' health and safety policies including wearing a mask and practicing social distancing while on campus. Please visit www.scfta.org/See-a-Show/COVID/Know-Before-You-Go.aspx for more information on these policies.
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS APRIL 23, 2021
https://www.scfta.org/interns Click on "Apply" tab
The following documents will be required in order to apply: A business professional resume (please do not submit a performer, stage manager or any other artistic style resume). A personal statement addressing your specific interest in interning at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, how this internship would further your professional goals and highlighting any skills or experiences that make you a good candidate for this internship. Please do not use your personal statement to reiterate your resume. Applicants are also encouraged to use their personal statement to express what equity. diversity and inclusion means to them and why it is important in our industry. Acceptable file formats for these documents are: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .jpg, .jpeg, .png.
About Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Segerstrom Center for the Arts is an acclaimed arts institution as well as a beautiful multi-disciplinary cultural campus. It is committed to supporting artistic excellence on all of its stages, offering unsurpassed experiences, and to engaging the entire community in new and exciting ways through the unique power of live performance and a diverse array of inspiring programs. Previously called the Orange County Performing Arts Center, Segerstrom Center is Orange County’s largest non-profit arts organization. In addition to its six performance venues, Segerstrom Center is also home to the American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School. The Center presents a broad range of programming for audiences of all ages, including international ballet and dance, national tours of top Broadway shows, intimate performances of jazz and cabaret, contemporary artists, classical music performed by renowned chamber orchestras and ensembles, family-friendly programming, free performances open to the public from outdoor movie screenings to dancing on the plaza and many other special events. The Center’s education programs are designed to inspire young people through the arts and reach hundreds of thousands of students each year.