2018 Festival Internships: June 2-August 10

Spend the summer with Yellow Barn in beautiful Putney, Vermont!

Each summer, Yellow Barn hosts interns to assist with production, marketing, and public events. The Yellow Barn interns are essential to the success of our summer programs and concert series, and are welcomed by all to the Yellow Barn family, which ranges from college-age participants to esteemed faculty.

Interns will work in tandem with Yellow Barn staff and fellow interns, and can expect daily interactions with Yellow Barn’s artistic and executive directors.

Past interns have gone on to attend advanced degree programs at some of the country’s best universities, and now hold high-level creative and managerial positions in the arts world.

What you can expect from a Yellow Barn internship:

  • hands-on job experience alongside Yellow Barn staff
  • knowledge and insight into the inner workings of a renowned festival
  • social life and professional contacts in the world of chamber music
  • a teamwork environment surrounded by nonstop music
  • an immersive summer experience in beautiful Vermont!

What we expect from you:

  • passion for classical music, the arts, and the nonprofit sector
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • team-player attitude, work ethic, and personal drive
  • inherent desire to help others and outstanding customer service skills
  • the ability to navigate rural dirt roads!

What we provide:

  • career-building training and guidance throughout the summer, as well as assistance with course credit, when applicable
  • supportive and professional environment
  • room and board for the duration of the internship
  • weekly stipend of $100
  • admission to over 20 concerts and free tickets for friends and family!

As part of an immersive summer experience in the world of arts administration and operations, interns are expected to work varying long shifts that mirror the musicians’ intensive rehearsal and performance schedule. There are four internships available for the 2018 Summer Festival.

Internship Job Descriptions:

Marketing Intern
Production Intern
Box Office/Production Intern
Instruments/Production Intern (June 30 start date)

Application Information:

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, with a priority deadline of February 1, 2018. Applications are accepted until all internship positions are filled. To apply, please submit an online application, including a cover letter and résumé. For more information, please contact Catherine Stephan, Executive Director, at catherine@yellowbarn.org.

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