Hippodrome Arts Administration – Grants Internship

Approximate dates of internship:

This internship is approximately 10-20 hours per week.
The Arts Administration Internship provides excellent experience in preparation for work in the general non-
profit field, particularly the arts.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide administrative support in the area of grants, management, budgeting, and operations
  • Research potential grant opportunities
  • Write letters and text for administrative and artistic projects
  • Assist in the preparation of grant applications, including proofreading of text and assembling of artistic materials
  • Assist in the preparation of post-award grant reports
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date records and schedules as a tool for tracking deadlines and submission activities
  • General intern assignments during morning, afternoon, and evening hours including but not limited to mail-outs, postering, openings, strike, sales campaigns and special events


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, Photoshop and other commonly used PC programs
  • Ability to conduct research
  • Ability to think on feet and step into unfamiliar roles
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high energy artistic environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with different personality types
  • Self motivated
  • Good customer service skills
  • Valid Driver’s License with own transportation

Preferred Completed Course Work:

  • Public Relations Writing or professional writing equivalent
  • Public Relations Research or professional research equivalent

TO APPLY: Submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to internships@thehipp.org