Boston Ballet

19 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
November 05, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Graphic Design Spring Intern


Boston Ballet is seeking a student majoring in graphic arts who is a self-motivated, eager, and detail-oriented worker with the ability to multi-task in a professional environment.


Interns will work under the supervision of both the Digital Design Manager and Design Associate on a variety of activities including but not limited to:

  • Photo editing and resizing for a variety of digital platforms and mediums

  • Assist with typesetting for email communications

  • Assist with print collateral for Boston Ballet School and Education departments

  • Signage creation and general assistance to the Boston Ballet Shop

  • Assist with organization and upkeep of digital asset management system

  • Other projects as assigned

  • Currently or recently enrolled in an undergraduate program

  • Able to commit to 10-15 hours per week during office hours

  • Use of Adobe CS Suite (primarily Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) in a MAC environment

  • Knowledge of digital file formats (tif, gif, eps, pdf, jpg) and a working knowledge of graphic design principles

  • Must have an understanding of effective layout and formatting for different purposes and mediums

  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and high attention to detail

  • Previous experience with email marketing software a plus

  • Knowledge and enthusiasm for social media platforms a plus

  • Flexibility, a high level of professionalism, creativity, humor, and a love for the arts – particularly dance – encouraged

Boston Ballet is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Boston Ballet internships are unpaid. Boston Ballet internships are for credit (preferred) or on a volunteer basis. Boston Ballet Interns in the Fall are eligible for complimentary tickets to season performances and discounted classes.

How To Apply:

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to IMPORTANT – PLEASE INCLUDE THE NAME OF THE INTERNSHIP FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR E-MAIL. No phone calls please.

Apply by:
December 21, 2018
About this Organization:
Since 1963, Boston Ballet has been one of the leading dance companies in the world on stage, in the studio and in the community. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Executive Director Max Hodges, the Company maintains an internationally acclaimed repertoire and the largest ballet school in North America, Boston Ballet School.

Boston Ballet maintains a repertoire of classical, neo-classical and contemporary works, ranging from full-length story ballets to new works by some of today's finest choreographers. Boston Ballet's second company, Boston Ballet II, is comprised of pre-professional dancers who gain experience by performing with the Company and independently, presenting lecture-demonstrations and special programs to audiences throughout the Northeast.