Job Opportunities

INTERNSHIPS

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FALL TERM

Please email internship@mmdg.org with any questions.

Fall Application Deadline: August 29, 2016
Fall Term:  September through December/January

Winter/Spring Term: January-May/June 2017, Application Deadline: December 16

Summer Term: May/June-August/September 2017, Application Deadline: May 12


SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Mark Morris Dance Group, formed in 1980, is an 18-member dance company that tours domestically and internationally. Live music and community engagement are vital components of the Dance Group. It has toured with its own musicians, the MMDG Music Ensemble, since 1996. Through the organization’s Access/MMDG programming, it integrates opportunities for dance, music, talks, and education at its Brooklyn home, the Mark Morris Dance Center, as well as on tour around the world. The Dance Center, opened in 2001, also provides rehearsal space for the dance community, diverse dance and fitness offerings for adults, beginner to professional, and a school serving students ages 18 months to 18 years.  

MMDG seeks candidates interested in learning about Arts Administration.  Internships are currently available in five areas of concentration: Development, Education, MarketingOperations, and Dance for PD.

While the internship is based within one department, participants will get a broad view of the overall workings of the company through involvement with various special projects and events. Interns will gain in-depth experience and learn how various departments work together to achieve the organization’s goals. Interns will also gain nonprofit administrative experience which can include: basic budgeting, project management, business writing, customer service, and introductory database training.

Internships are hosted year-round. Beginning/End dates will be mutually agreed upon on an individual basis. A commitment of 15-20 hours a week for 12-18 weeks is required (may vary by department).

Overall Qualifications:

  • Superb attention to detail and time management skills
  • Responsible, reliable, and efficient
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills (English)
  • Proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, and general internet proficiency
  • Background in dance, music, theater, or performing arts is preferred

Compensation:

  • Unlimited dance classes at the Mark Morris Dance Center
  • Access to Wellness Center fitness equipment
  • Discounted Master Classes, workshops, and pre-professional intensives (subject to availability)
  • $10/hour subsidized studio rental rate
  • Discount on premium dancewear and MMDG merchandise in The Store
  • Discount at neighborhood Community Perks partners

Please click the area of interest for more specific internship information relating to each department. You may apply for more than one:

Development Internship


Education Internship


Marketing Internship


Operations Internship


Dance for PD Internship

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The mission of the Mark Morris Dance Group is to develop, promote, and sustain dance, music, and opera productions by Mark Morris and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community.

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