Internships

Internships

CATEGORY: Internship

The New Group
New York, NY 10001
US

CONTACT NAME

Juan Salinas

Job Details

DESCRIPTION



INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTIONS

About 
The New Group, one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theaters, is proud to offer a rigorous and competitive internship program in order to develop and empower the next wave of exceptional theater professionals. The New Group is an award-winning, artist-driven company with a commitment to developing and producing powerful, contemporary theater. In addition to producing four main productions in our 2018-2019 season, the organization’s New Group/ New Works play and musical development program champions original works by emerging and established authors.  The New Group also operates a variety of theater education programs that provide opportunities for artistically inclined high school, college, and adult students.  The New Group extends its mentoring to those who love of the arts includes the inner workings of the theater through experiences in administration and production. 


The New Group is currently offering internships in the following areas:
· Education

· Education Directing Fellow

Benefits

At The New Group, our small and collaborative office environment creates the space for unique cross-departmental exposure. With a staff of only 10 employees, The New Group provides its interns the chance not only to work closely with their direct supervisor, but also to interact and create meaningful relationships with all members of the team. Our internship coordinator will work with you to help create an internship experience to help you gain the skills and insight you desire to reach your career goals. You will also receive mentorship throughout your internship to make contacts to help further your professional development. In addition to gaining invaluable experience, The New Group interns will receive a MetroCard, to cover travel costs, and students may be eligible for school credit. Interns will also receive complimentary tickets to The New Group’s productions as well as other Off-Broadway productions from time to time for the duration of their internship.


To apply
Internships are open to undergraduates, graduate students, and young professionals. Full-time internships require a commitment of 30-40 hours per week, and part-time internships require a commitment of 20 hours per week. All candidates must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) is required. Development, Marketing, Literary, and Education Internships are offered in three cycles: Summer, Fall, and Winter/Spring. Applications for our next cycle (which begins February 2019) will be accepted between now and January 31st, 2019. Because of the high volume of applications we receive, interns are accepted on a rolling basis.

To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing your interest in interning with The New Group, a current resume, and the contact information of two references. Send all materials to Internships@TheNewGroup.org. In the subject line of the e-mail, please specify the internship for which you are applying. The New Group is an E.O.E., encourages diversity in all forms and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. No phone calls please.




Education Internship

The Education Intern works with the Associate Artistic Director and the Education Coordinator to gain experience in coordinating The New Group’s education initiatives. These include Scene 1, The New Group’s free theater program for NYC high school students, Scene 1 Winter Theater Camp for Middle School students, LIU’s BFA Acting program, and the playwright workshop. The Education Intern learns about facilitating logistical needs of each class; tracking and improving student attendance; and compiling class reports. In their time at The New Group, interns also support efforts to enlist new students and build ties with local communities. Candidates must be able to provide a good example for students and have prior experience working with teens and young adults.

 

This is a part-time fellowship beginning in February. To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing your interest in interning with The New Group, a current resume, and the contact information of two references. Send all materials to Internships@TheNewGroup.org. In the subject line of the e-mail, please write EDUCATION INTERN. The New Group is an E.O.E., encourages diversity in all forms and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. No phone calls please.

 

Education Directing Fellow

The Education Directing Fellow works with the Associate Artistic Director and the Education Coordinator on the artistic planning of the Scene 1 high school theater ensemble.  This fellow will help serve as the director of the Scene 1 acting showcase in May 2019.  Candidates must be able to provide a good example for students and have prior experience working with and directing teens and young adults on stage or in an educational setting.

This is a part-time fellowship beginning in February. To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing your interest in interning with The New Group, a current resume, and the contact information of two references. Send all materials to Internships@TheNewGroup.org. In the subject line of the e-mail, please write EDUCATION DIRECTING FELLOW. The New Group is an E.O.E., encourages diversity in all forms and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. No phone calls please.

DURATION

February 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019

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