The McCarter internship program is designed to empower tomorrow’s theater professionals to develop in their chosen field. By incorporating our interns into the work of McCarter in a deep, vital, and mutually beneficial way, we help to foster thriving, passionate colleagues in the theater community.

These internships are fulltime, full-season commitments. McCarter provides a $125/week expense stipend. Limited housing is available for out of town interns.

McCarter’s commitment to fostering and promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace extends to our internship program. We welcome applications from aspiring theater practitioners of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates of color to apply for this program.

Season-long internships are offered in the following areas:


  • Production Management
  • Stage Management
  • Stage Management/Education
  • Theater Production


  • Development and Fundraising
  • Company Management
  • General Management
  • Marketing


  • Directing/Engagement
  • Education Teaching Artist
  • Literary
  • Producing/Casting

McCarter also offers two summer internships:

  • Artistic
  • Education and Engagement
Read descriptions of all Internships

Fill out our Online Application Form

Be sure to read all instructions.

Deadline for Artistic/Education and Stage Management candidates is March 1.

Deadline for Arts Administration, Production Management, and Theater Production candidates is March 31.

All questions should be directed to: