Administrative Internship - Summer 2018
Posted: Feb 19, 2018
Houston Ballet is offering various, exciting internship opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students over the course of summer (starting Tuesday June 5, 2018). These internships are a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in working the fields of art, dance, and non-profit organization. Interns will be able to assist and learn within a specific department and witness the day-to-day activities that make the Houston Ballet a world class ballet company.
NOTE: All internships are unpaid and offer flexible hours to accommodate school or work schedules.
IMPORTANT: On your resume or cover letter, please specify which Summer Internship you are applying for.
ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN (Executive / Adminstrative Department)
This internship will provide valuable and exciting experience to any student that wishes to explore a career in arts management and administration.
Under the direction of the Executive Assistant & Board Liaison, this internship position performs secretarial, administrative, and project-based duties. Other duties will include the support of various programs, executive staff, managers, and staff.
The intern will have the opportunity to learn about multiple aspects of a non-profit organization including: Board governance, fundraising and development, administrative organization, marketing, and multiple calendar scheduling and management.
Assist with all Board membership development projects, including:
Preparation for the upcoming season, including filing and database entry
Assisting with content for board orientation presentation
Assisting with the update, execution, and delivery of yearly board directory
Assist with donor database entry, organization, and reporting
Assist with organizing existing and new administration electronic files
Assist with visuals (images, charts, graphs) for organizational statistics and metrics for both marketing and development purposes, including the organization’s Annual Report and the creation of a bi-annual board newsletter
Preparation and support for functions and events
Assist with general administrative and clerical duties, such as mailing, filing and photocopying
Other duties as assigned
Must be a current full time undergraduate or graduate student
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Preferred skills in Adobe, InDesign, and/or Publisher
Ability to work on several projects concurrently
Excellent written and verbal communication skills