Education & Engagement

Internships at Britt provide substantial hands-on experience in Marketing, Development, Education, Orchestra Management, Programming, and Social Media to individuals 18 years old and older. Interns provide valuable assistance to members of the Britt staff and an opportunity to work closely with non-profit professionals as they prepare for our performance season.

Part-time, paid internships and part-time internships for college credit are available are available throughout the year. Specific start and end dates and work schedules are determined individually based on departmental needs and the availability of the chosen candidates.

  • Work experience in a professional non-profit setting
  • College credit (when applicable) or hourly wages
  • Complimentary tickets to select summer performances (for summer internships)
  • Discounts on concessions and Britt merchandise items
  • Professional reference upon satisfactory completion of the internship

Schedules vary with each internship based on department needs, but all positions are part-time. Internship descriptions are posted below and will include minimum hour requirements specific to each position.

Available Internships:

Education Assistant

(March 1 to August 18, 2017)

Britt’s Education & Engagement department is responsible for creating, implementing and managing a variety of year-round music education programs, including in-school residencies, orchestral fellowships, a children’s concert series, and community partnerships.   This internship is a paid position.  Pay rate is $10.25 per hour.  Average hours per week start at 10 and gradually increase to 40.

Job Description:

The Education & Engagement Assistant will be primarily assisting the Director of Education with planning, advance work, and execution of all spring and summer education programs. Duties will include interfacing with and supporting visiting musicians in residence, assisting on-site with the Guitar Weekend workshop, assisting with receiving and organizing the audition materials for our Orchestral Fellowship program, assisting with the Jacksonville Elementary School poster contest and preparations for the school musical, and assisting the Director of Education with variety of administrative tasks.


  • High degree of interest in pursuing a career in professional music or arts administration
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Punctuality and dependability
  • Ability to multi-task in a changing environment
  • Proficiency with office software programs (Microsoft Office, Google Platform)
  • Ability to use good judgment and maintain confidentiality
  • Demonstrated ability to focus on and follow through with assignments
  • Able to work independently when appropriate


  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Experience with music performance or composition

To apply for this position, email your CV and cover letter to: