Wolf Trap Internship

Summer internship applications are due February 1.

Accounting

Communications and Marketing
Promotional Events (part-time)
Graphic Design

Multimedia/Social Media
Marketing
Photography (part-time)

Development
Annual Giving
Facility Rentals
Special Events
Major Gifts

Education 

Information Technology

Box Office/Group Sales

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How to apply

Select the position you are interested in applying for and click the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of the position description to apply online. If applying for more than one internship (up to three allowed), you must submit separate applications for each position.

You must complete the entire online application to be considered for an internship. Below is what is required in the online application:

  • Cover letter with brief personal statement, outline of career goals, and specification of departmental internship(s) for which you’re applying.
  • Resume listing relevant courses, previous experience, and special skills. No transcripts please.
  • 2 academic and/or professional references. Please include phone number and email.
  • 2 writing samples, no more than 3 pages each (not required for Accounting, Graphic Design, Information Technology, Photography, Multimedia/Social Media, and Production & Sound).
    • Choose examples that show both your style and capability.
    • Examples: articles, research papers, business letters, press releases, etc. 
    • Creative writing samples are not accepted.
  • 3 design samples (required for Graphic Design, Multimedia/Social Media, and Photography applicants only).

Interviews

  • Hiring supervisors will review applications and invite select candidates to interview.
  • Interviews may take place in person, or by phone or Skype. 
  • All applicants should receive information on the status of their application about 1 month after the application deadline. 
  • Make sure internships@wolftrap.org is added to your contact or safe email list. 

Questions

Call 703.937.6304 or 1.800.404.8461 or email internships@wolftrap.org

The Wolf Trap Internship Program is funded in part by the Rubenstein Next Generation Initiative, ExxonMobil Corporation, The Dick & Betsy DeVos Family Foundation, Something Different Contracting, and Anonymous Foundation. Funding for the Diversity Initiatives has been provided by the Anthony and Beatrice Welters Family.