Barrel of Monkeys Fall Internship

Barrel of Monkeys is currently seeking a fall intern. Our internships are immersive and allow interns to get a sense of Barrel of Monkeys artistic and educational programming while supporting the efforts of development, marketing, and administrative arms of the organization. Our fall intern will support our annual fundraising campaign and help with administrative tasks. They will also be welcome to attend and observe staff meetings, shows, rehearsals, classroom residencies, and other events, based on their interests.

Assist in processing and thanking Barrel of Monkeys annual giving campaign donors
Database upkeep
Occasional poster distribution
Assisting in program evaluation
Event staffing
Filing and other organizational tasks
Other administrative tasks and projects, as assigned

Necessary Skills:
Competency working with Microsoft Office Suite
Strong attention to detail
Outstanding organzational skills
Commitment to working collaboratively
Interest in programs that support and champion the voices of at-promise students

Barrel of Monkeys values its interns immensely and works hard to provide an environment that is engaging, challenging, educational, and FUN. Our small staff of six works in an open and collaborative environment and we welcome interns to adopt that spirit of collaboration while they are on our team.

Internships, while not paid, may be undertaken for school credit, and generally span one semester or calendar season (i.e. fall), with a preferred time commitment of 15-20 hours per week. Schedules are flexible and can be set at the time of hire.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to, attn: Hailey Palmer.

Must be 18 or older to apply.

Barrel of Monkeys is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

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–Greg Allen, Artistic Director, The Neo-Futurists