2018 Summer Internships - Cain Park Internship Program
Since its inception in the late 1930s, Cain Park has been a training ground for people interested in pursuing careers in theater and the arts. Today, Cain Park / The City of Cleveland Heights offers an Internship Program for energetic and devoted students of theater production and administration. It's open to adults, graduate students, and undergraduate students at least 20 years of age, who have completed at least 50% of their college degree credits.
Cain Park asks interns for a 12-week commitment. Internships can start as early as the beginning of May and can run until late August. Credit hours can be earned for the Internship Program depending on your school's rules and requirements.
Candidates needs to provide a cover letter indicating area of interest, a resume of experience, three letters of recommendation, and three additional references (including name, current full address, area code / phone number and/or email address).
- 20 Years of Age and Older
- Can Provide Own Room/Board and Transportation Expenses
- Can Work Unsupervised for Periods of Time
- Energetic Self-Starter
- Has Completed 50% of General Degree Requirements and 2 Courses in Specific Area of Interest
- Has Desire to Make Contribution to Vital and Unique Arts Organization
- Works Well With People in Person and Over Phone
Please note that internships are unpaid positions.
To apply, please send:
- 3 Additional References Including Name, Current Full Address, Area Code / Phone Number and Email
- 3 Letters of Recommendation
- A Cover Letter Indicating Area of Interest
- Your Resume of Experience
Send all of these by April 13, 2018 to:
Erin Cameron Miller, Cain Park General Manager
Cleveland Heights City Hall
40 Severance Circle
Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118
Or fax to 216-291-3705, attn: Erin Cameron Miller.
Call Erin Cameron Miller at 216-291-5796.
Internships are available in the following areas:
As the intern, you assist General Manager and other administrative staff with varied tasks required to run an outdoor performing and visual arts center.
In this role you assist Costume Designer(s) and Wardrobe Coordinators with any costume needs.
You will help with the specific lighting design needs for musical and individual events.
One requirement for this internship is that you would have to attend daily rehearsals as part of the cast of the musical.
Greet audience members and assist with customer relations at events.
Help draft set designs and working drawings for the musical.
You get to assist administrative staff members with all sponsorship/group sales efforts.
Function as an integral part of the stage management team for the musical.
Assist in planning and coordinating gallery opening receptions.