Getting The Big Break

With the right internship,you can beat the oddsand become a success inthe entertainment industry

enrolled at an accredited college or university and registered to receive course credit for the internship. Both undergraduate and graduate students are welcome. Indicate the semester you are applying for, and forward your résum
é and cover letter to the company address.
Deadline: Rolling.

Universal Music Group
Attn: Internship Coordinator
Universal Studios Human Resources Department
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608
This internship allows the student to learn the “behind-the-scenes” operations in the sales department of one of the largest music companies in the world. The intern will gain hands-on experience in sales and special projects by creating sales sheets and aiding in the development of product and promotional materials.
Pay: Both paid and unpaid internships are available.
Eligibility: All applicants must be bilingual and must be marketing or business majors. Candidates must have a letter from an accredited two- or four-year college indicating that he or she will be able to receive college credit.
Deadline: Internship cycles run through the fall, the spring, and the summer sessions.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Attn: JoAnne Ruggeri
211 West 61st St., 3rd Fl.
New York, NY 10023
Positions are offered in the finance/administration, marketing/public relations, and development departments.
Pay: College credit only.
Eligibility: College juniors and seniors and graduate students.
Deadline: Rolling.

American Conservatory Theater
Attn: Jennifer Caleshu Internship Coordinator
30 Grant Ave., 6th Fl.
San Francisco, CA 94108
Internships in the production department are year-round with a variety of positions. Production internships require a $15 nonrefundable application fee, personal statement of career objectives and internship expectations (500 words or less), résumé, and three letters of recommendation.
Pay: $165 per week stipend for selected production internships; college credit may be available.
Deadline: April 15.

Crossroads Theatre Co.
Attn: Sherry Moore General Manager
7 Livingston Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Fax: 932-729-9557
Internship positions are offered in the stage management, lighting, sound, costume, artistic/literary, and marketing departments.
Pay: Academic credit only.
Eligibility: High school and college students only. African Americans are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: Rolling.

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Attn: Cassandra Lewis Internship Program Coordinator
2700 F Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20566
Fax: 202-416-8802
Internship assignments are full-time (40 hours per week). More than 30 internships are offered in various departments including advertising, development (fund-raising), education, information services, press relations, and programming.
Pay: Stipend of $800 per month; college credit may be available.
Eligibility: Candidates must be college juniors or seniors, college graduates of not more than two years, or graduate students. Responsibilities include assisting with the administrative, presentational, promotional, and technical aspects of the Center.
Deadline: June 15 for fall; Nov. 1 for winter/spring; March 1 for summer.

Lincoln Centerfor the Performing Arts
Attn: Liza Parker
VP of Human Resources
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
No phone calls.
Fax: 212-875-5185
Two full-time, 12-week internships are available in arts administration that run from June to August.
Eligibility: One year of graduate school work toward an M.A., M.B.A., M.F.A., or an equivalent degree, and a demonstrated interest in a career in arts management.
Pay: Stipend of $500 per week.
Deadline: Early February.

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