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Application must be submitted by:
March 1 for Artistic/ Education and Stage Management Internship candidates.
March 31 for Arts Administration, Production Management, and Theater Production Internship Candidates. 

To Apply:

Please Note: All application materials must be submitted at one time in order for your application to be considered.
Please gather all your application materials prior to applying.

  1. Prepare RÉSUMÉ of theater and/or related experience. 

  2. Prepare TWO (2) LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION from professionals familiar with your experience and skills.
    The following must be addressed:
    • How long and in what capacity the individual has known the applicant
    • How the applicant has shown interest and potential for a career in his/her area of choice
    • The applicant’s ability for the internship for which he/she is applying
    • How the applicant handles responsibility and works under pressure

  3. PERSONAL STATEMENT should be no longer than one page and should address some of the following questions:
    • Which position are you applying for and why is this role right for you?*
    • Why a theater internship at McCarter Theatre Center?
    • What are your current career goals?
    • Why is this the right time in your life/career for this internship?
    • What do you hope to gain/will contribute to McCarter from this internship?
      • *Those applying for multiple positions should create individual personal statements for each position and indicate rank in order of most preferred position.

  4. FILL OUT APPLICATION below and attached required documents.

For more information, please contact the intern coordinator at interncoordinator@mccarter.org.

McCarter welcomes and encourages applications from aspiring artists, administrators, and craftspeople of all races, ethnicities and backgrounds.

New Jersey State Council on the Arts
This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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