Internship Opportunities at Music for All

Music for All Internships offer real-world experience in an exciting environment with an educational arts nonprofit organization. Music for All has a select number of paid internships available year-round. Music for All is partnering with Butler University to offer discounted housing opportunities at Butler University’s Hospitality House (as long as space is available). 

About Music for All

Music for All’s mission is to create, provide,and expand positively life-changing experiences through music for all. Our vision is to be a catalyst to ensure that every child in America has access and opportunity for active music making in their scholastic environment.  

Founded in 1975, Music for All is a destination – and sets the standard – for scholastic music ensemble performance and music education advocacy. Music for All provides ensemble experiences, hands-on opportunities for individual student performance training and growth, and teacher professional development.  

Music for All is also committed to informing and empowering students, parents, and teachers to be engaged advocates for the arts and music education in their communities and across the nation. 

A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization, Music for All’s programs include 35+ annual events, serving more than 600,000 attendees each year – more than 1.3 million in our 45-year history. Our events including Bands of America Grand National Championships and Regional Championships, Music for All Summer Symposium, the Music for All National Festival and Affiliate Regional Music Festivals for concert ensembles, and national honor ensembles for students, including the Bands of America Honor Band that marched for the fifth time in the Rose Parade® on New Year’s Day 2022. Our educational resources include webinars and podcasts such as “Teaching Social and Emotional Learning Through Music” and “Mind the Gap” for music for education majors. 

Music for All is committed to supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace.

Read the descriptions of the available Internships for Summer 2022 and then apply online.
See our current full-time job postings

Fall 2022 Available Internships

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Events Internship - Fall 2022

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Music for All is seeking qualified candidates for our Fall Event Internship beginning July 18th, 2022 and ending November 15th, 2022. The Event Intern works under the direction of the Director of Events and the Events Manager and is an important part of the Music for All team.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and serve as an on-site Event Coordinator (with another member of the Events Team) for up to five fall marching band regional competitions (Regionals) plus our national championship (Grand Nationals).
  • Assist with pre-planning for multiple Bands of America Regionals including preparing event communications, securing vendors, recruiting volunteers, arranging transportation and catering, and other event-related duties.
  • Manage on-site functions at various events. This may include attending walk-through meetings, loading in/out equipment, monitoring transportation for staff, managing equipment rentals, facilitating volunteer groups, managing catering orders, monitoring event flow, setting up and tearing down the event, and other event-related duties.

Every candidate for a position at Music for All must understand and acknowledge that a substantial portion of the organization’s business is the planning and execution of special events.  As such, all Music for All employees are involved in the planning of events and have some on-site event production duties and responsibilities. Travel will be required and will include a minimum of five weekends between September 10th and November 12th. Each weekend of travel will be 3-4 days per event (generally Thursday-Sunday).

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Music for All is seeking an enthusiastic, team-oriented individual with the following skills:

  • Currently or recently enrolled in a college-level degree program
  • Pursuing a degree in Event Management, Music, or Hospitality (preferred)
  • Experience in event planning or volunteer management (preferred)
  • Music background, previous experience in scholastic music is helpful
  • Ability to travel weekly between September-November, as well as to work outside the normal workday hours as necessary and required
  • Demonstrated leadership, organization, interpersonal skills as well as strong attention to detail
  • Commitment and ability to manage and meet multiple, overlapping deadlines
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision and collaborate in a team environment
  • Strong work ethic, problem-solving abilities, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Customer service-oriented attitude, commitment to the organization’s mission and vision
  • Solid analytical and communication skills; strategic thinker; excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, etc.) is necessary
  • Working knowledge of InDesign is helpful

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Music for All interns are paid based on experience, education level and time commitment. Typical Fall Event Interns earn $12/hr. Payments are made on the 15th and last day of each month. Travel expenses (housing, transportation, meals, etc.), while working an event, are covered by the organization.

INTERNSHIP TIMING

This position is expected to work roughly 40 hours a week (in office) during the internship season. Fall Events Interns usually correspond to the following timeframes: July – November. Start and end dates can be modified to fit into the constraints of a current degree program.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit your application here by June 1, 2022. Music for All, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization and is committed to a diverse workforce.

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