JAG Intern Overview

  • Internship opportunities are best suited for (but not limited to) students who are Music and Business, 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.
  • JAG internships are non-paid.
  • JAG Interns will have the opportunity to learn about Jazz Arts Group during the exciting fall season. The interns will work hands on with the CEO, VP of Development, Director of Marketing & Communication, Operations Manager and Education Program Manager and will be given a “behind the scenes” experience in the arts nonprofit world.
  • Professional experience will include: office and clerical duties, assisting with development tasks, data entry and analysis, maintaining files and databases and on a need-basis, assist the marketing and education staff with on-site program implementation.


  • JAG Interns must have the ability to lift 25 pounds or more.
  • JAG Interns must send a letter of recommendation from their current college music professor or advisor to Rachel Azbell at razbell@jazzartsgroup upon applying for a JAG internship.
  • JAG Interns should be able to exhibit an extremely high work ethic as demonstrated by grade point average, letter of recommendation, and work experience.
  • JAG Interns will create a personal statement (minimum of 300 words) describing how they feel this opportunity would benefit their career goals.

Jazz Arts Group (JAG) is always looking for motivated and passionate young people to join our team to help support top quality jazz programming in Columbus. If you are a self-motivated, detail-oriented, passionate college student looking for experience with a leading organization in the arts, apply today!

Jazz Arts Group is America’s premier not for profit jazz organization and is able to present unique and high quality experiences to young professionals. As a JAG intern, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and network with professional musicians, teachers, and business leaders throughout Central Ohio.

At this time, we are no longer accepting internship application for Summer 2024. Please be on the lookout soon for information on our Fall 2024 internship. For questions or concerns, please reach out to Rachel Azbell at razbell@jazzartsgroup.org.

Please note: This is an unpaid internship.

All applications should be submitted via this form.

  • Include name, e-mail address, phone number, and how long you have known this person.
  • How would this opportunity benefit you and how would this experience align with your professional and career goals?