Interning at WIT?

It's learning in the moment, on the job.


WIT has mad love for its interns. Each WIT internship is designed to meet the needs of the organization while building skills for each intern in order to help them develop into professionals in arts management.
 
WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL INTERSHIPS.
 
If you are interested in applying for a fall 2014 internship, please follow the instructions at the bottom of the page and we will be in touch with qualified individuals when we begin processing applications. 
 
We are seeking the position below:
 
Operations Intern
Interested in seeing how an improv theater works behind the scenes? Wonder what goes on day-to-day? This is the track for you. 

You'll get to dig into a wide range of our work. One day you may help us promote a show; other days you may help coordinate our classes program or help us stage the shows themselves. 

What are we looking for? The key traits we're looking for are:
  • A hyper-motivated self-starter and go-getter.
  • Someone who wants to gain experience in arts management in a professional capacity.
  • An organized individual who can tackle a task from start to finish with minimal supervision.
  • Someone who is willing to work at least 20 hours per week and occasionally be able to pitch in to staff performances
  • Interest and/or experience in improv is a plus!
Internships do not include a stipend. However, we can help you earn course credit and there is potential for earned income through front of house duties and other production-related work.
 
Perks!
** Free tickets to WIT shows
** One free eight-week improv class
** Professional development
** Propose and see through a highly individualized intern project based on your skills and interests  
** Spend time with WIT staff and learn the ins and outs of non-profit theater management and organizational development
** Get hooked up with the vast and varied WIT community
 
 
How do I apply? 
If you're interested in exploring an internship with WIT, please take a moment to fill out our questionnaire hereThen, please send your resume to WIT@washingtonimprovtheater.com. To be considered for an internship, you must complete both steps. 
 
Qualities that tend to work out well in WIT's interns:
  • Sense of humor
  • Creative and unconventional thinking
  • Reliable and personally accountable
  • Results-oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Willing to develop new skills
 
WIT keeps interns who have served with us in the highest regard.
 
Interns Emeritus:
 
David Brescia-Weiler
Steven Dawson
Brent Anders
Amanda Kohr
Ben Hyams
Isabella Petrini
Alex Richards
Alyssa Wilden
Erin Ryan
Katie Wanner
Laura Westman
Travis Helwig
Darren Miller
Matthew Pearson
James Angarola
Clare Lockhart
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Studio Performance with BagCat (Chicago)
8:30 PM | $10
Tuesday, September 23
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Wednesday, September 24
District Improv Festival
7:30 PM | $10-40
Thursday, September 25
District Improv Festival
7:30 PM | $10-40
Friday, September 26
District Improv Festival
7:30 PM | $10-40
Saturday, September 27
District Improv Festival
1:30 PM | $10-40
District Improv Festival
5:30 PM | $10-40
District Improv Festival
9:30 PM | $10-40
Tuesday, September 30
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Tuesday, October 7
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Tuesday, October 14
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Tuesday, October 21
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Tuesday, October 28
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Tuesday, November 4
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Tuesday, November 11
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Tuesday, November 18
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Tuesday, November 25
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Tuesday, December 2
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Tuesday, December 9
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Tuesday, December 16
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Tuesday, December 23
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
Tuesday, December 30
Harold Night at Source
9 PM | Free
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