Employment Opportunities

GTCYS Program Intern – Fall 2014

The Program Internship is an opportunity for a college student or early career individual who is interested in gaining experience in arts administration and non-profit work. This non-paid position is responsible for assisting GTCYS’ administrative staff with projects and details related to student participation, music, and planning in support of GTCYS’ year-round orchestras. Duties will include preparing program materials, collecting and entering student and donor data, assisting with the music library, conducting research, and providing some hands-on assistance at GTCYS activities. Schedule is flexible with a goal of 8-15 hours a week mid-September through December or January. A similar internship will also be available in the spring.

Program Support

  • Assist with preparation and proofreading of various programmatic and recruiting materials (orchestra directories, retreat materials, concert programs, etc.)
  • Help with preparations for orchestra retreats, concerts, concerto competition, and recruiting activities
  • Provide hands-on assistance at some GTCYS events if available (retreats, concerts, etc.)
  • Help transport percussion
  • Conduct program research

Student Data

  • Assist with student data entry and filing
  • Analyze student and teacher demographic data
  • Help with onsite check-in at auditions
  • Tally audition scores and organize score sheets

Music Library

  • Empty folders, collate and replace music in storage folders
  • Prepare folders for student orchestras
  • Trim and bind scores
  • Catalog and file music
  • Copy music for orchestra repertoire

Other activities may include:

  • Participate in staff meetings
  • Help with concert promotion, editorial calendar, and concert listings
  • Assist with donor data entry and filing
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be in pursuit of or possess a college degree with interest in arts administration, music education, and/or non-profit work
  • Must be reliable, articulate, a self-starter, and team player
  • Solid computer experience with Windows applications
  • Ability to lift 15 pounds or more
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends

To apply:

By September 3, email a resume, three references, and a cover letter describing experience, availability, and interest in this internship to GTCYS Executive Director, Megen Balda at megen@gtcys.org.


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