Artistic/Operations Internship

General Description Summary:

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

Projects/duties include but are not limited to:
  • Data entry of individual and contractual information into the artistic database
  • Some contracting
  • Maintaining archival recordings project
  • Maintaining the solo auditions database
  • Day-today administrative and clerical functions

Minimum Education Requirements:

Currently enrolled in college, seeking a degree in the arts preferred.

Other Requirements:

A successful candidate must by highly organized, professional, a take-charge individual with exceptional follow-through and attention to detail. He or she must have the ability to take direction and multi-task. Is an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills. Computer literacy is required with an emphasis in MS Word and Excel. Music/theatre background and artistic experience/interest.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter, denoting to position of interest, to