Internship title: Artistic/Operations Intern
Time commitment: 14-20 hrs/week
Compensation: Course credit available; $30 travel stipend per week

The Artistic/Operations & Music Administration departments are responsible for developing, managing, and coordinating the artistic activities of Lyric Opera of Chicago including season planning, contracting of principal artists, chorus, ballet, and orchestra. Our interns gain practical work experience in day-to-day operations and business practices. The Artistic/Operations Intern will be responsible for several projects fitting their experience, professional interests, and the needs of the Artistic/Operations Department.


Brief description of duties:

  • Data entry of individual and contractual information into the artistic database

  • Some contracting

  • Maintaining archival recordings project

  • Maintaining the solo auditions database

  • Day-to-day administrative and clerical functions


Required skills:

  • Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies, seeking a degree in the arts preferred

  • Highly organized and professional

  • A take-charge individual with exceptional follow-through and attention to detail

  • Must have the ability to take direction and multi-task

  • Effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills

  • Computer literacy is required with an emphasis in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Artistic interest and experience with a music and/or theatre background

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to

Lyric Opera of Chicago is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is 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.