Barrel of Monkeys Summer Internships

We’re now accepting cover letters and resumes from candidates interested in our summer internships! All interns work in a collaborative atmosphere in which they focus on projects in their particular internship department, while also supporting various administrative endeavors as necessary. Interns will develop hands-on skills within their focus area, and learn about how a successful small nonprofit arts organization runs. Barrel of Monkeys values its interns immensely and works hard to provide an environment that is engaging, challenging, educational, and FUN.

Artistic Internship

This internship is best suited for candidates with interest in casting, producing, directing, and learning about the role of an artistic director. The Artistic Intern will assist the Artistic Director with various projects, including but not limited to:

• Attending and assisting with rehearsals
• Serving as production support at park-based performances
• Transcribing student-written stories for performance
• Assisting with auditions and casting, as well as tracking actor conflicts and scheduling
• Helping out with front-of- house operations at public performances
• Assisting the Production Manager and Stage Managers in pulling props, tracking technical needs, and other communication between artists and administrative staff
• Helping out at the office as needed with marketing, development, and special events

Education Internship

The Education Intern will focus largely on program evaluation, supporting the Education Department’s annual summer assessment of student work in various capacities. This internship is best suited for candidates interested in arts education, program management, and administration, and will include:

• Transcribing student stories for assessment
• Assisting with planning and coordinating the annual assessment process
• Participating in scoring and evaluation of stories
• Documenting and analyzing results using existing software and spreadsheets
• Attending various arts education-related events and meetings
• Helping out at the office as needed with marketing, development, and special events

These internships are unpaid, but can count toward college credit. Start and end dates are negotiable. Barrel of Monkeys is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email a cover letter and resume to Brandon at

If you’re interested in volunteer opportunities, please fill out this form or contact Hailey Palmer at with any questions.

“It exceeded my expectations. The BOM staff was able to get even the shyest child to participate and join in.”

–Linda Stoller, Gale School