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The Broadway League supports a year-round internship program for graduating high school and college students with positions available for the fall, spring, and summer. All internships are part-time and range from 8-24 hours per week. Hours are flexible. Interns are paid minimum wage, currently $8.75 per hour. Course credit is also available for those interested. The Broadway League encourages diverse internship candidates.
Internships are offered in six areas:
The Communications Department manages media partnerships; develops text, audio, and video content for various media outlets; compiles the Broadway press list; handles media relations; creates publications for the League Membership and the general public; and maintains the Broadway News Bureau.
The Digital Department manages the League's social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Instagram) as well as web content and development for all of the League's web properties. Interns research content for Facebook and Twitter, help with website maintenance and analytics, and assist with website content including multi-media content.
The Education and Engagement Department creates and supports Broadway industry education and community engagement programs designed to ensure an audience for live theatre in the future. Interns compose professional documents, manage databases, organize materials for department on a daily basis, and help coordinate meetings and programming for initiatives such as Family First Nights® and the National High School Musical Theatre Awards.
The Marketing Department is responsible for various initiatives marketing the Broadway industry including the annual promotion Kids' Night on Broadway, the audience development program Viva Broadway, as well as the Tony Awards. Interns assist in the development and distribution of marketing materials for promotion, communicate with program partners, and assist in creating sponsor pitches and event recap reports.
The Membership Department tasks include preparing events such as Conferences and Forums, Committee Meetings, and Broadway Speakers Bureau Seminars. The intern's duties also include assistance with paperwork for recruiting new members, and database updates.
The Research Department publishes demographic studies, updates and verifies information for the Internet Broadway Database, tracks touring Broadway productions around the country, and processes the official grosses for current Broadway and Touring Broadway shows.
Each designated intern assists with all the above tasks for their department, in addition to gaining valuable experience by working closely with League staff members and, when possible, attends meetings, seminars, and conferences.
The League also distributes resumes of interested internship candidates to a database of over 50 New York City offices of producers, general managers, marketing companies, press/media relations and booking agents.
Applications for Internships will be accepted on the following schedule:
Summer Internship application period: from January 1 to March 1
Fall Internship application period: from June 1 to August 1
Spring Internship application period: from September 1 to November 1
Interested individuals should email, fax or send a résumé and cover letter (including the type of office where they wish to work) to:
Rachel Reiner, Senior Manager of Audience Engagement
The Broadway League
729 Seventh Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10019