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Be an intern with TCO and get real-world experience with one of the world's leading orchestras!

The Cleveland Orchestra is looking for students who want to gain practical, hands-on experience working with the Musical Arts Association. We accept interns on an "as needed' basis and applications are accepted at any time during the year. To be considered for an internship with The Musical Arts Association and The Cleveland Orchestra you must currently be enrolled in a degree-seeking program (undergraduate or graduate).

For internships in our Archives, Operations, Chorus, Education, or Sales & Marketing departments, please complete the Internship Application. There are currently no internship opportunites available in Philanthropy and Advancement. Questions? Please contact the  Human Resources Department.



Sponsored by KeyBank
Application Period: September 1- October 31, 2018

The Cleveland Orchestra well be accepting applications for our KeyBank Intern Program later in 2018. Sponsored by KeyBank, the KeyBank Intern Program provides a paid internship opportunity for an African-American, Hispanic, Latino, or other ethnic minority college student who is interested in gaining hands-on experience in arts management.

The internship offers the student a unique opportunity to work with a world-class Orchestra and gain valuable experience in areas such as Development, Marketing, Communications, Education, Artistic Administration, Concert Production, and Archives. The internship may take place any timebetween March 1 and May 31 and requires a 6-week (sequential) commitment, with approximately 10+ hours each week on a flexible schedule that accommodates the student’s studies. A flat stipend of $2,500 is provided, as well as complimentary tickets to Cleveland Orchestra performances (based on availability).

The internship is awarded through a competitive application process. The deadline for application submission will be October 31, 2018. Only complete applications will be considered (note the recommendation letter required). Interested students can contact The Cleveland Orchestra’s Human Resources Department at (216) 231-7577 with any questions.