CSO ASSOCIATION EMPLOYMENT
Be part of the world-renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association. Many different talents and skills are needed to provide management and support for this cultural treasure.
NEGAUNEE MUSIC INSTITUTE INTERN
(Summer 2017, non-paid)
The Negaunee Music Institute at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is now accepting applications for internships that will provide valuable and diverse experience in arts administration related to the initiatives of the Institute.
The Negaunee Music Institute supports more than 20 programs that engage over 200,000 youth and key influencers annually in a range of musical learning experiences including educational concerts, school and community partnerships, open rehearsals and master classes, and intensive training programs including the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.
Duties may include assisting with pre-concert activities for Family concerts; preparing information for CSO ensemble visits; supporting teacher workshops; assisting with operational and administrative needs for Civic Orchestra; and miscellaneous office needs. Interns are asked to support major Institute and/or Civic events (e.g., Open Rehearsals, education concerts, Civic concerts at Orchestra Hall, Youth Auditions, etc.); some evenings and/or weekends may be required. Other special projects may be assigned at the discretion of the Coordinator of School and Family Programs.
Qualified applicants may apply at any time. Please specify the time period in which you are most available (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer). Candidates who are available for a full semester (September-December, January-May) are preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
1. Knowledge of classical music, and a demonstrated interest in music and/or other performing arts.
2. Preference given to students pursuing music performance, music education, arts administration or fine arts degree.
3. Impeccable attention to detail, strong organizational and time management skills.
4. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
5. Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities.
6. High level of professionalism, customer service, diplomacy and sensitivity in working with different internal and external constituencies.
7. Ability to support weekend and evening events, workshops, and rehearsals.
8. Upper level (college junior or senior) and/or graduate student.
9. Experience with computer programs including but not limited to the Microsoft Office Suite.
10. 10-15 hours availability per week with some flexibility.