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 12-24 hours per week. Hours are flexible. Interns are paid minimum wage, currently $7.25 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 post content on Facebook and Twitter, help with website database maintenance and analytics, and assist with website content including photos and videos.
Education interns manage grant databases, research and write grants, and help coordinate programming and meetings.
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 and Committee Meetings and tracking national touring productions around the country. The duties also include recruiting new members, administering education grants, and the coordination of Stage Specs.
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.
Intern responsibilities include assisting in all of the above for these departments. Interns gain valuable experience by working closely with League staff members and attending 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 Membership Services and Education Programs
The Broadway League
729 Seventh Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10019