Parsons Dance is an internationally renowned contemporary dance company under the artistic direction of David Parsons. Founded in 1985 by David Parsons, Parsons Dance is known for its upbeat, athletic, ensemble work. The company has toured to more than 30 countries, including an annual season in its home community of New York City.

Available positions:

Internship Opportunity for Spring 2017

PARSONS DANCE is seeking student professionals for an arts administration internship that includes development, marketing, company management and event planning. Interns will experience the inner workings of a non-profit dance company by assisting with the day-to-day management of the company.


About the internship:

Interns will gain hands-on experience in marketing, database management, event planning, company management, production and more. This internship will provide an overview and insight into the operations of a non-profit arts organization and is ideal for individuals who want to pursue a career in arts administration.

Qualifications: Candidates should demonstrate ability to multitask, work well in a busy office environment, meet deadlines and be extremely detail oriented. Candidates must also be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite, social media platforms and have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Commitment: Interns must commit to 15-35 hours per week. This is an unpaid internship with the option to earn college credit. We are looking for interns to start immediately!

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter – outlining internship interests, how your past experiences will help you in an arts administration internship, career goals, and availability – to Tracy Miller.

  • Email: info@parsonsdance.org
  • Subject line should read: 2017 Internship Application