Ryan Opera Center Internship
Position: Intern – Ryan Opera
Time Commitment: Part-time
2-3 days week (Mon, Wed, Fri)/approx 8-10 hours per week for 3 months
The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center was
established in 1974 as the professional artist-development program for Lyric
Opera of Chicago. Since its inception, the Ryan Opera Center has been
recognized as one of the premier programs of its kind in the world. That
standing is maintained by providing the finest up-and-coming singers with
unparalleled training and experience.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist in the processing of applications and
requests for information for the national preliminary auditions including preparing
materials for auditions, data entry, and processing large mailings of results. (exempt fall term)
- Assist with arrangements for the final
auditions held in September.
- Assist with preparations for Ryan Opera
Center Board Meetings.
- Assist in maintaining Ryan Opera Center files
for concerts, recitals, invoices, auditions, and various marketing materials.
- Other clerical duties as assigned.
- Assist in coordinating various aspects of
Ryan Opera Center productions.
- Assist in troubleshooting at auditions,
rehearsals and performances.
applicants should have a working knowledge of Windows based applications such
as Microsoft Word, Excel, and other database applications. He or she should be a self-starter and have a
genuine interest in the production and administration of the arts. Candidates should demonstrate strong
interpersonal and organizational skills (including attention to detail), have a
working knowledge of music, and some experience in an office environment.
How to apply:
Please forward a resume and cover letter denoting the position of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Lyric Opera of Chicago, Attention: Human Resources, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 860, Chicago, IL 60606.