High school and college students welcome to apply for internships with Opera House Arts
Opera House Arts (OHA) has opened its application period for stipended internships for high school and college age students. Internships are available at the nonprofit theater in a number of areas including acting, stage tech and management, backstage and costume, video production, and nonprofit administration. Internships range from a minimum of four weeks to a maximum of 10 weeks, and accepted interns are expected to work approximately 20 hours per week, for a total of 120 hours for a six-week internship.
High school interns are eligible for stipends of up to $500, and college students are eligible for stipends of up to $1,000 depending on the length of the internship and hours worked. One Lael Stegall Memorial Internship is available for a college underclassman or graduate student and is stipended at $1,500. Community Service Credit is also available, as is school credit depending on institutional requirements.
Internships are competitive and structured to be skill building and educational. Interns will be asked to perform a variety of tasks meaningful to the operations of the nonprofit theater, and should be willing to do so with good spirit and self-motivation. All interns are expected to learn and demonstrate professional job skills and the ability to work alone or in groups. Interns are responsible for knowing and checking schedules, and obtaining their own transportation. A valid driver’s license is a plus. A very limited amount of housing is available for out-of-town interns.
The deadline for the 2015 summer internships is Wednesday, April 1. More information and a downloadable application is available at www.operahousearts.org.