New York Jazz Academy

A summer-long internship at New York’s fastest growing music school. Alumnus Javier Arau will integrate the student intern directly into his administration and engage the intern in strategic planning for his expanding organization. Pending NYJA faculty approval, the intern may have the opportunity to work in a teaching capacity during summer intensive workshops for younger age groups.

Website: www.nyjazzacademy.com

Student Qualifications: moderate teaching experience; critical thinking skills; strong interpersonal skills and a personable attitude; honesty and ethics; background in jazz and/or music education preferred, but not required.

Stipend: TBD

Notes: 10-week internship. Exact start and end dates negotiable with employer.

Deep Listening Institute

The student intern will work directly with the Deep Listening Institute staff under the supervision of Pauline Oliveros. The internship can be tailored to the student’s specific interests and could include: assembling a book of Pauline’s pieces, archiving recordings, managing the website, doing computer programming, writing grants, assisting with the Adaptive Use Musical Instruments Program for people with disabilities, developing a networking system for DLI-certified instructors, as well as gaining exposure to Pauline’s summer intensive Deep Listening Workshops. DLI’s office in Kingston, NY, has a performance and recording studio, which could provide a venue for the student’s work.

Website: www.deeplistening.org

Student Qualifications: Media skills (word processing, computer programming, Photoshop, website management); strong writing skills; interest in deep listening philosophy.

Stipend: TBD

Notes: 10-week internship. Exact start and end dates negotiable with employer.

If you are selected by Lawrence faculty for an interview, you may be asked to submit DLI’s internal application form. Please be prepared to provide this additional information upon request.

Carnegie Hall Community Programs

This position is to provide general assistance and administrative support for the Community Programs team in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, the education and community arm of one of the leading music presenters in the world. The student intern will work with a dedicated staff to help prepare for the 2016-2017 season which will include more than 100 events across three different programs – the Neighborhood Concert Series, the McGraw-Hill Companies CarnegieKids, and Musical Connections. These programs are committed to serving more than 18,000 people annually with free, quality music programming featuring first-class musicians from all over the world. The intern will join and contribute to a team focused on providing quality community engagement events through exceptional artistic programming, production, artist professional development, strategic marketing, and rigorous program assessment.

 More about Community Programs: 

The Neighborhood Concert Series, more than 35 years old, presents concerts each season featuring some of the best musicians from throughout the city and around the world performing classical, jazz, and world music. The McGraw-Hill Companies CarnegieKids concerts are designed for children ages 3-6 and fun for the whole family. Concerts are highly interactive, engaging kids in singing, movement, and instrument demonstrations. Musical Connections provides free interactive performances, creative projects, and artist residencies in homeless shelters, correctional facilities, healthcare settings, and senior service organizations. Professional Development for artists is an integral part of the program, providing rigorous conversations, activities, and resources to assist the musicians in working in these unique settings. Concerts and events take place between October and June. July and August are planning months for the next season.

 Website:  http://www.carnegiehall.org/Education/Community-and-Family/

Student Qualifications:  Applicant must be extremely detail-oriented, organized, efficient, and self-motivated. She/he must have the ability to meet deadlines in dynamic, fast-paced office environment. She/he must be able to work collaboratively and be a part of team, have good interpersonal skills, be professional, and flexible. Candidate should be computer proficient on PC platforms, and know Word and Excel in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of PowerPoint and Outlook is a plus.

Stipend: TBD

Notes: 10 week internship. Part-time (20 hours/week). Exact start and end dates negotiable with employer.

 

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