Internship Opportunities

Jazz Arts Group of Columbus is taking internship applications for Fall semester 2015.

An internship at Jazz Arts Group is best suited for students who are Music Business or Industry, Music Performance, Music Education, or Bachelor of Arts (with a concentration in music) majors.  The internship is also appropriate for young professionals seeking experience with non-profit arts organizations.

The internship will begin in September and extend through the second week of December 2015.

JAG Interns will have the opportunity to learn about Jazz Arts Group during the vibrant fall season.  The interns will work hands on with the Director of Education and Community Engagement, Director of Marketing and Communications, Orchestra Manager, Orchestra Librarian and will be given a “behind the scenes” experience for 3 months of concerts, educational programs, and fund raising.

Professional experience will include: office duties, working with guest artists, assisting in marketing duties, attending staff meetings, attending rehearsals of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra, attending sound checks for the Inside Track series, selling merchandise for guest artists.

Applicants should ensure that they are available for the majority of the event dates in September, October, November, December.  Interns are expected to be at least one of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra shows in October and/or December.


1) JAG Interns must have the ability to lift 25 pounds or more.

2) JAG Interns must have a letter of recommendation/support from their current college professor/advisor.

4) JAG Interns should be able to exhibit an extremely high work ethic as demonstrated by grade point average, letter of recommendation, and work experience.

5) JAG  Interns will create a personal statement (minimum of 300 words) describing how they feel this opportunity would benefit their career goals.

Please note:  This is an unpaid internship.

All applications should be submitted no later than September 11, 2015.  Applicants will be notified no later than September 25, 2015.

To apply for an internship, please click below.


Additional Information: 

Concert dates for Jazz Arts Group for Fall 2015:

Saturday, September 19 – Michael Occhipinti and Shine On @ Lincoln Theatre, 8PM

Thursday – Sunday, October 22-25 – CJO @ Southern Theatre (Thurs. 7:30PM, Fri/Sat 8PM, Sun 3PM)

Friday, November 6 – One Night Only, JAG gala event at St. Charles Preparatory School, 6pm

Saturday, November 14 – PBJ & Jazz @Lincoln Theatre Ballroom 10AM and Noon

Wednesday – Sunday, December 2-6 – CJO @ Southern Theatre (Wed/Thurs 7:30PM, Fri/Sat 8PM, Sun 3PM)