Opportunity: Paid Summer Internship with Public Theatre for Undergraduate with Bexar County Address. Application Deadline March 29, 2019

The Public Theater of San Antonio, in collaboration with the Arts Fund, is pleased to accept applications for a full-time, 10-week paid Summer Internship beginning June 3, 2019 through August 9, 2019. The purpose of this opportunity is to provide an
undergraduate student the opportunity for meaningful job training and experience working with a not-for-profit arts organization and to foster future leaders and advocates for the arts in Bexar County. The selected intern will work 40 hours per week in various
technical capacities under the supervision of the Technical Director.

Click the link to apply: https://goo.gl/rdqVFt
The Public Theater of San Antonio, 800 W. Ashby, SATX 78212
(210) 733-7258      www.thepublicsa.org

Student Eligibility:
The selected applicant must be a current Bexar County resident. Student may be attending a school outside of Bexar County but their permanent address must be located in Bexar County. Pursuing an undergraduate degree in a discipline within the fine arts with a concentration in theater.

Intern Duties:
Construct and paint scenic units for multiple productions.
Craft special units based on designs and needs of productions.
Attend production meetings to learn the technical journey of a show.
Assist with maintenance of facilities and shop.
Assist the Technical Director, Resident Designer, Sound Designer, and Lighting Designer with
additional technical tasks.
Intern must be available June 4 or 11 and August 9 to attend mandatory events per the Bexar County
Arts Intern Program.
Intern schedule is flexible and intern must be available some evenings and weekends.

Preferred Skills:
Basic carpentry skills.
Experience with power tools and hand tools.
Ability to lift and carry over 50 lbs consistently.
Ability to climb, stoop, and squat.
Working knowledge of plumbing and mechanical systems.
Working knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems.
Experience with Theatrical Rigging (PLASA Standards).
Experience welding or other metal fabrication.

Application Process:
All interested applicants must submit the Intern Application and all requested accompanying materials prior to the application deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A review committee comprised of representatives from The Public Theater of San Antonio will review all applications and select individuals to interview for further consideration.

Selected applicant interviews.

Intern Selection Application Period:
March 4, 2019 through March 29, 2019.
All application to be considered must be submitted no later than Friday, March 29 prior to 5:00 pm CST.

Application Materials:
On-line Application

Application Attachments:
Personal Statement on why you are applying for the internship, what knowledge/skills you hope to learn, and your career goals in the theater.
Resume with related theater experience and skills.
One reference letter from a professional or educator familiar with your experience and skills.

March 5, 2019: Application Opens
March 29, 2019: Intern Applications Due
April 1-4, 2019: Committee Review. Selection of candidates for interviews.
April 5-10, 2019: Intern Interviews via in-person, telephone, or video conference.
April 12, 2019: Intern Selection
June 3, 2019: Internship Begins
June 4 or 11, 2019: Mandatory Presentation to Bexar County Commissioners Court
August TBD, 2019: Mandatory Attendance at Intern Recognition Luncheon
August 9, 2019: Internship Ends