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Pioneer Valley Symphony - Internships

In a traditional year, the Pioneer Valley Symphony is a nonprofit education and performance organization with more than 200 instrumentalists and singers taking part in youth orchestra, chorus, chamber choir, and symphony orchestra. Our mission is to bring accessible opportunities to experience and learn about classical music to our region. In this new virtualized era due to Covid, until it is safe to provide live performances, we offer a variety of virtual opportunities to connect and engage with music in unique ways, including online education programming for students, online choral meet-ups, virtual chamber projects, and an incredible lineup of virtual winter and spring events which bring PVS musicians, prize-winning composers, educators and experts together for truly exceptional programming.

Because of this diversity of projects, please be thoughtful about your cover letter. The more we know about your experience and interests, the better we'll be able to match you with available projects.

Internships:

  • Arts Marketing and Communication Internship;
  • Arts Fundraising and Development Internship;
  • Arts Programming Internship;
  • Research Internship;
  • Historical Archive Project Intern.

Internship projects will be matched with intern interest. Areas of work may include: digitizing and curating archival materials from 82 years of PVS history, member interviews, editing a video storycorps-type project, communications projects on social media, organization/business and people research for marketing or fundraising, live programs support (virtual and in-person), database support, and more. If you are a musician, there are additional opportunities for creating tracks, supporting youth education programs, and working on virtual chamber performances. Because of this diversity of projects, please be thoughtful about your cover letter. The more we know about your experience and interests, the better we'll be able to match you with available projects.

Period of Internship:  Spring, Summer, Multiple Semesters/Seasons

Pay Type: Varies, Unpaid, Stipend is available for internships that are 8-16 hours

Opportunity Type: Internship

Number of total hours of position per week: 4-7 (unpaid) or 8-16 (stipended)

Application Due Date: Rolling

Required Degree/Major: All Majors

Application Requirements: Send resume and cover letter to janna@pvso.org