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Development Intern

Ballet Hispánico
Working Time
Part Time

About the Program:
Ballet Hispánico offers a comprehensive, full-time and part-time internship program. Interns experience professional and educational mentorship in the areas of Arts Administration, Fundraising, Marketing, Production, and Education. If you are an undergraduate student, graduate student, recent college graduate or an early-career professional, you're eligible to apply. We're currently looking for a part-time Development Intern for our External Affairs Department.

Development Interns will work in the External Affairs Department and will gain valuable hands-on experience in fundraising and event planning for a non-profit arts organization. Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Assistance in planning of the annual gala benefit, as well as any other fundraising or cultivation event
- Help with mailing appeals and other various outreach
- Online research
- Assisting with database maintenance
- General administrative tasks.
This unpaid internship is available part-time and will require occasional night and weekend hours.

Essential Skills and Qualities:
- Strong writing, office work and MS office computer skills
- Excellent interpersonal demeanor and oral communication
- Desire to contribute to BH mission, but personal commitment to growth and learning
- Sense of humor and reliable

Internship Benefits: 
- Invitations to BH events, rehearsals, and performances
- Exposure to the workings of all departments
- Attendance at departmental and full staff meetings
- Network with staff and professionals in the field through site visits
- Gain experience that will increase value to prospective employers
- Build a resume and references

To Apply:
A complete application consisting of the following:
- A cover letter describing your interest in this position and Ballet Hispánico's work 
- A resume including relevant school and work experience
All material should be sent via email to Victoria Shadle at
Subject heading: BH Internship Program- your name

Once we have received your application, our office will be in touch to confirm receipt of your materials, and/or set-up an interview. Open enrollment on an as needed basis. Ideally, we're looking for an Intern who is available starting September 22nd through early December. The days and times of the internship are very flexible.