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Company Intern

BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet company, seeks a dedicated and highly motivated student Company Intern that is willing to take on various projects in support of the organization's ongoing growth. Working across the organization, interns have the chance to build their resumes with development, marketing, and outreach program training, while gaining valuable experience in arts and non-profit management. Interns will have the chance to explore the city of Philadelphia through hands-on community outreach efforts and initiatives to support the company’s 2023-2024 Season.

Intern duties may include:

  • Program Development and Delivery
    • Research and build program materials, including curriculum and study guides
    • Assist with program scheduling and communications
    • Coordinate program marketing materials with BalletX’s Marketing Team
    • Research partnership opportunities, include new partner schools and pop-up performance venues
    • Maintain education information on the BalletX website and within the company’s database
  • Program Analysis
    • Assist with distribution and intake of program surveys/evaluations
    • Prepare data analyses and presentations
  • Fundraising/Development
    • Complete donor and foundation prospect research and analysis
    • Assist with special event planning and implementation, with particular focus on BalletX’s Young Xers program
    • Manage data within the company’s CRM, Salesforce
    • Grant reporting and program evaluation
  • Marketing
    • Assist with generating content and strategies for BalletX’s social media
    • Complete website updates
    • Assist with marketing distribution

Qualifications include:

  • An enthusiastic, inquisitive attitude, with a team-player mentality
  • Computer literacy, data entry, and office skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Accuracy and patience with detailed work
  • Ability to work some weekend and evening hours

Learn more about BalletX at

Read about the experiences of BalletX's 2023 SHIP intern, Ayesha Patel, in Penn Today!

Application Procedure

To apply for this or any of the SHIP internships, please follow the instructions at the Summer Humanities Internship Program homepage.