Externship Job Listing

Organization Information
Organization / Company:
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Organization Description:
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congressional resolution as a vital American “Cultural Ambassador to the World,” has performed for over 25 million people in 48 states and in 71 countries on 6 continents, celebrating the African-American cultural experience and the American modern dance tradition. Ailey’s permanent home is The Joan Weill Center for Dance, the largest building dedicated to dance in New York City, the dance capital of the world.

The Ailey Organization includes: Ailey II (a second performing company of young dancers and emerging choreographers), The Ailey School (one of the world's most extensive dance training programs), Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs (which bring dance into classrooms and communities), and Ailey Extension (offering dance and fitness classes to the public).
405 W 55th Street
New York, NY 10019
Arts and Entertainment
Internship / Externship:
Summer 2023 - TWO WEEKS (June 19-30)
Session and Deadline Information
Student Application Open Date/Time
10/1/2022 12:00 AM
Student Application Deadline Date/Time
4/21/2023 12:01 AM
Date the Externship Session Begins
Date the Externship Session Ends
Position Information
Description of Position:
Student will support ongoing public relation initiatives for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, The Ailey School, Arts in Education and Community Programs, Ailey Extension, and Special Events.

Responsibilities may include assisting with research, writing, and compiling information for press materials and providing general administrative support. Specifics will depend on the student's schedule and areas of interest.
Pre-requisites or Requirements:
Student should be in/entering their junior or senior year with a major in communications, journalism/media studies, or related field (ex. majors that fall under SCI) and/or dance.

This position is hybrid with some time spent in NYC and some remote. This is flexible.
Can Work Remotely: