Arts Administration Internships

Martha Graham Dance Company offers summer internships in Arts Administration. Internships are structured to provide a well rounded experience in all aspects pertaining to arts management within a dance organization. 

Graham internships for summer 2023 have closed. For announcements on upcoming internship opportunities, subscribe to our mailing list.

Duties (including but not limited to)

General/ Administrative:

  • Various research projects within all departments  
  • Assist with day to day tasks 
  • Assist with preparations for the upcoming season 


  • Database building and management 
  • Compose acknowledgment letters for donations
  • Donor research/ grant research
  • Run various reports 


  • Online database library projects
  • Organize and manage large database
  • Gain experience with contracts and licensing agreements



  • Current undergraduates, recent graduates, or postgraduate students with degrees related to the performing arts and/or business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Meticulous and strong attention to detail 
  • The ability to multitask
  • Eager to learn and work with various departments in the company
  • Brings a positive attitude into the workplace and works well both independently and in a team environment


Position Type

  • Fully in person
  • Part-Time (generally 16-20 hours per week/  2-3 times per week) Hours can be flexible
  • Dates- June – August (flexible start/end dates)
  • Internship is unpaid but can be completed for University/School credit