Interns & Apprentices

Available Internships

 
 

Successful internship candidates have generally completed an internship and are at least in their junior or senior year of college or have comparable work experience.

ARTISTIC/LITERARY INTERN
Responsibilities include assisting with the planning and execution of opening nights, orchestrating Tony voter ticketing, and completing administrative tasks that support the work of the artistic director. Literary responsibilities include reading new play submissions and writing coverage, assisting with the preparation and execution of play readings, and drafting literary correspondence. Strong writing and phone skills are imperative.

AUDIENCE SERVICES INTERN
Responsibilities include assisting with data entry, subscriber records, customer mailings and general maintenance of approximately 40,000 annual subscriptions. 
 
BUSINESS INTERN
Responsibilities include supporting the theatre's business operations by assisting with the processing of income, maintaining expense records, creating daily sales reports, communicating with vendors and assorted financial projects related to accounts payable/receivable.

DEVELOPMENT INTERN
Responsibilities include supporting all areas of Roundabout's fundraising efforts, with emphasis on individual giving. The intern assists in coordinating direct mail campaigns for individual donors, researching prospective individual and institutional funders, maintaining development files, and carrying out other special projects and cultivation events as needed. The ideal candidate for this position is detail-oriented with strong writing and communication skills, is able to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task, and has a passion for theatre/fundraising. Experience with Tessitura database, internet research applications and mail merges a plus.
 
DIGITAL MARKETING INTERN
Responsibilities include updating the website, mobile site and mobile app, editing images, assisting with email campaigns, engaging with patrons via social media, compiling website and social media metrics. The ideal candidate will be web/social media savvy, proficient with Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and Adobe Photoshop; have a strong interest in theatre or nonprofit arts.

OFF-SITE EDUCATION INTERN (SAI, TTI)
Responsibilities include assisting in the coordination and general support for various education programs including residencies, on-site workshops, the DOE’s Summer Arts Institute (SAI), and Roundabout’s Theatrical Teaching Institute (TTI). SAI is a free summer arts camp ran by the Department of Education whereat Roundabout facilitates the middle school theatre program. Duties of the intern include but are not limited to mentoring students through the rehearsal and staging processes, arranging snacks, coordinating materials, and assisting lead facilitators as needed. TTI is the weeklong professional development training for adults (teachers and teaching artists). The education intern will serve as administrative assistance during the prep and program. Tasks may include database entry, preparing materials, and documenting the program. Strong organizational skills, experience with students and teachers, and an interest in education pedagogy are imperative.

ON-SITE EDUCATION INTERN
Responsibilities include assisting in the coordination and general support for various education programs including residencies, on-site workshops, and Student Production Workshop (SPW). SPW is a student-run theatre company with the students serving as the artistic, managing and production directors. Duties may include but are not limited to mentoring students through the production process, arranging snack for students, coordinating materials, and helping students write rehearsal reports. Other administrative tasks may include database entry, preparing materials and documenting education programs. Strong organizational skills and an interest in education are imperative.

HUMAN RESOURCES INTERN
Responsibilities include supporting the theatre's human resources function by assisting with recruiting, new hire and termination processes, benefits administration, communications to staff, HR file maintenance and ad hoc projects. Specific responsibilities may include posting jobs to career boards, assisting in scheduling and tracking candidate interviews, performing reference and background checks, preparing new hire and orientation paperwork, creating personnel files, resolving issues with employee documentation, researching and collecting data for various HR initiatives, answering day-to-day and routine benefits questions, as well as ad hoc projects as needed. 
 
MANAGEMENT INTERN
Responsibilities include: maintaining artist contracts; drafting correspondence with agents, unions, and other collaborators; answering and redirecting phone calls; maintaining an extensive filing system; tracking Broadway grosses and industry trends; special projects such as preparing research for union and individual contract negotiations; filling house seat requests; and researching legal and copyright issues. The management intern provides support to the managing director, general managers, and various production and facility personnel. Experience with Microsoft Office, strong organizational skills, and an interest in theatrical management/arts administration are imperative.

MARKETING INTERN
Responsibilities include coordinating special receptions and cast gifts, maintaining press and advertising files, tracking box office information, and contributing to projects related to subscription campaigns, advertising, direct mail, and audience surveys. Interns also take part in advertising and marketing meetings.

SPECIAL PROJECTS INTERN
Responsibilities include supporting the executive director and the assistant to the executive director in their everyday tasks. The intern may assist in organizing and preparing for Board of Directors meetings, communicating with the Board, assisting in government relations, and assisting in the preparation of Roundabout’s Annual Report. The special projects intern will also assist in research and project management for Roundabout's 50th Anniversary celebration, as well as work with marketing, management, and development on anniversary projects. Special projects regarding data gathering and organizational or industry research may also be included. Strong organizational skills, motivated work ethic and a positive demeanor are imperative. 
 
Note: Roundabout does not offer internships in acting or directing. Persons interested in assistant director fellowships must apply through the Drama League's directing fellowship program.