Chicago Shakespeare Theater Summer Internships


Summer Internships at CST—Apply Now!

Regional Theatre Tony Award® recipient Chicago Shakespeare Theater is seeking highly quailified interns for a commitment between May/June and August/September, 2018. CST interns gain substantive experience and invaluable insights in their respective departments while building professional relationships in the Chicago theater community. Current post-secondary students, college graduates and early-career professionals are encouraged to apply.

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and Executive Director Criss Henderson, Chicago Shakespeare is dedicated to producing extraordinary classic productions, new works, and family fare; unlocking Shakespeare’s work for educators and students; and serving as the city’s premier international ambassador through its World’s Stage Series, bringing the world’s best theater to Chicago.

Arts Administration Internships – Application Deadline of March 1, 2018
Arts Administration interns work closely on the development and execution of efforts to support the Theater’s artistic and education programming, while gaining a deep understanding of the “behind-the-scenes” workings of a large cultural organization. View individual internship listings:
Company Management
Marketing / PR
Shakespeare in the Parks – Community Outreach or Project Management

Production Internships – Application Deadline of March 21, 2018
Production interns work directly on the build, install, or coordination of upcoming producitions and gain experience with professional equipment and practices, while receiving one-on-one mentoring with industry professionals. View individual internship listings:
Production Office
Stage Management
Wigs and Makeup