The Lyric Opera of Chicago internships are available within the administrative office throughout the year for students who wish to gain experience in the arts administration field.

Internships are accommodated in a variety of work areas, based upon the interests and skills of individual applicants. Areas most frequently able to offer internships include Marketing, Public Relations, Development, IT, Human Resources, and Artistic Operations.

Availability of assignments in specific areas is dependent upon workload needs during the time period of the desired internship. Internships are paid and include a nominal travel stipend. Other benefits include mentoring, professional development, complimentary tickets or ability to attend dress rehearsals during the operatic season, backstage tours, available course credit, and "brown bag" lunch hour presentations.

Lyric Opera of Chicago is committed to enhancing our diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Lyric does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, parental status, veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

To apply for an internship at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, please select the link provided for your area of interest and fill out the online application. For questions regarding your application, please contact internships@lyricopera.org.

Position 

Fall

Winter/Spring 

Summer

Artistic/Operations Internship

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Audience Services/Tickets Internship

CLOSED

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Data Analytics Internship

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Development Internship

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

Video/Digital Content Internship

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Digital Marketing Internship

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Dramaturgy Internship

CLOSED

CLOSED

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Gift Planning Internship

CLOSED

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Graphic Design Internship

CLOSED

CLOSED

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Group Sales Internship

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CLOSED

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Human Resources Internship 

CLOSED

CLOSED 

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IT Operations Internship

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CLOSED

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Marketing Internship

CLOSED

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Public Relations Internship

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CLOSED

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Special Events Internship

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