The BlackRock internship program is designed to provide meaningful learning opportunities and on-the-job experience to college juniors/seniors, graduate students and recent college graduates with an interest in the performing arts and/or arts administration. Summer interns work at BlackRock 20 hours per week from May – August 2015.
The BlackRock internship program is made up of two components:
1.) 50% PROJECT BASED: Each intern will complete a project of his/her choice. The chosen project must adhere to the following guidelines. The project must:
- have a focus or be a subject of interest to the intern or applicable to their major/area of expertise;
- provide a resource or service to BlackRock Center; and, once completed, be a tangible piece to be used in a portfolio when job-seeking or interviewing.
Interns will be assigned a project mentor, and have access to high-level staff on an ongoing basis for consultation and support on the project. Interns will present his/her project to the full staff upon completion.
2.) 50% DEPARTMENTAL SUPPORT: In addition to the selected project, interns will provide departmental office support to one of the following departments:
- Finance & Administration
- Marketing & Communications
- Education & Outreach
- Facilities & Technology
Upon completion of an internship, BlackRock interns will earn two complimentary tickets to one shows in the 2015/16 season. Successful interns will receive a letter of recommendation from a senior level staff member of BlackRock Center. If applicable, some interns may receive college credit for the internship. Alternatively, interns may receive a modest stipend upon completion of the internship.
How to Apply:
Please send the following materials:
- Cover letter – please describe a project that you plan to work on and the department you wish to support during your internship.
- Updated resume
- Three references (professional or educational)
Submit materials to Chontelle Woodward, firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-912-1064.