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.

The Roundabout IT Department is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual with the ability to work independently and as part of a group on technology projects and IT initiatives that support and help further Roundabout’s mission.  

Responsibilities include assisting the IT Support Team with the following
  • Providing technical support in-person and over the phone
  • Basic troubleshooting of office technology utilizing Help Desk software
  • Deploying, upgrading, and repairing computers, printers, phones, and peripherals
  • Maintaining documentation surrounding daily tasks and major issues
  • Assisting in-house Application Administrator and Web Administrator as needed
 Experience with basic computer operations, ability to multitask, strong organization skills, and an interest in learning about new technologies are a must.

 Physical Demands:
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Able to travel between multiple, geographically distant facilities
  • Able to work in confined spaces

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, attending external readings and workshops of new works, writing coverage, assisting with the preparation and execution of play readings, completing dramaturgical research on each production and contributing to Roundabout’s educational Upstage Guides for each show, and drafting literary correspondence. Strong writing and phone skills are imperative.
Responsibilities include assisting with data entry, subscriber records, customer mailings and general maintenance of approximately 40,000 annual subscriptions. 
Assist the accounts payable, accountant, and payroll managers, as well as the finance director, with the following responsibilities:
  • Creating daily wraps (ticket sales reports), performance statements, and projections for our Broadway and Off-Broadway theatres
  • Processing incoming mail, invoices, check requests and related receipts
  • Maintaining daily contact with vendors and RTC staff
  • Creating and maintaining files, spreadsheets and various reports
  • Submitting credit applications and tax exemptions to vendors
  • Completing various financial projects and providing overall administrative support to the finance office
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.
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.
Responsibilities include assisting in the coordination and general support for various education programs including residencies, on-site workshops, and Roundabout Youth Ensemble. RYE 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.
Responsibilities include supporting the theatre's human resources function by:
  • Assisting with new hire and termination processes in ADP Workforce Now and other vendors; preparing and reviewing new hire and orientation paperwork
  • Communicating with staff to maintain company-wide staff list and act as editor of Roundabout’s employee newsletter
  • HR file maintenance including updating I9 database and administering Paid-Time Off Requests  
  • Assisting with implementation of performance appraisal system
  • Resolving issues with employee documentation
  • Researching and collecting data for various HR initiatives
  • Working on various short and long term HR projects
  • Observing interview process and shadowing HR Director in day to day activities
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 various production and administration needs; filling house seat requests; and researching legal and copyright issues. The management intern provides support to the management staff, 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 Interns will have the opportunity to independently manage projects related to subscription campaigns, advertising, direct mail, and audience surveys. Interns also prepare for and help to execute numerous pre- and post-show Marketing events. Additional responsibilities include marketing and sales reporting, interdepartmental routing and strategic outreach.

Note: Roundabout does not offer internships in acting or directing.