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Summer School of the Arts

NYSSSA Internship

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

We are hiring an undergraduate or graduate student for an internship with us! For details about the position, see the below information.

The New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA) administers seven, four-week, residential arts programs for New York high school students including Ballet, Dance, Media Arts, Choral Studies, Theatre, Orchestral Studies, and Visual Arts. NYSSSA is funded by the New York State Education Department and takes place over the summer at different college campuses throughout New York State. The summer curriculum is designed to help each student explore and develop their skills in their specific discipline. NYSSSA’s main office is in downtown Albany, NY.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and team-oriented individual to join our exciting organization. In this position, you will be a part of the NYSSSA team and will provide administrative support along with website management, and student outreach.  You will receive valuable experience in the administration of a highly regarded summer arts program. Working with the office during the planning and pre-season stage allows you to get an in-depth experience into the full, year-round activities of NYSSSA.


  • General office support (Microsoft Suite, Adobe Suite)
  • Data processing (Data entry and analysis)
  • Website management
  • Student outreach


This opportunity is great for anyone planning their career in the arts! The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited university/college
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Ability to work both individually and in a group
  • Eagerness to learn and take on new projects
  • Arts background encouraged, but not required

This position is based out of Albany, NY.

IDEAL START DATE: Beginning of January 2019


  • 20 Hours/Week
  • SUNY students will be paid at the rate of $15.00/hour
  • College credit also offered


Please E-mail your resume and cover letter to apply for the position to: to the attention of Molly Hennighausen. You may also mail a copy of your resume and cover letter to the address below:

NYS Summer School of the Arts

NYS Education Department

Office of Cultural Education

Cultural Education Center, Room 10D79

Albany, NY 12230