Summer Internships

The Great Lakes Center for the Arts (GLCFA) is guided by its mission to inspire, entertain, educate, and serve all in Northern Michigan year-round by presenting exceptional experiences across the full spectrum of the performing arts and offering impactful educational opportunities.

The Center is a 501(c)3 with four paid internship positions available for the summer of 2024 in the capacities below. All interns will work alongside the entire GLCFA team and gain valuable experience in a variety of areas within arts management.

The application process will begin in early February, 2024. 

Internship Details

  • Dates are flexible but generally run mid-May through late-August.
  • Applications will be considered immediately, on a rolling basis, until all positions are filled. 
  • Interns must have a vehicle at their disposal for the duration of the internship.
  • Housing, food, transportation, and necessities to be paid for by the intern; GLCFA will help hired interns secure housing upon request.
  • 30-day onboarding interview and exit survey/interview will be conducted.
  • Next Gen Director will meet weekly with interns and schedule social events to build connections among the intern cohort and with GLCFA staff.
  • GLCFA staff will complete evaluations per university requirements; responsibility resides with the intern. 
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