• Internship / Apprenticeship
  • Chicago

Website Open Space Arts

Fighting the evils of homophobia and anti-semitism

Internship opportunities are currently open at Open Space Arts for our Arts Judaica and Queer Expression programs, offering specialized tracks in either film or stage work. Designed to provide an enriching and career-expanding experience, these internships cater to qualified college students, recent graduates, and young professionals. The available positions cover a diverse range of departments, including directing, marketing/public relations, production management, stage management, script and screenplay development, and film festival planning, among others. Join us in exploring and contributing to the dynamic intersection of arts and culture, while gaining valuable insights and skills in your chosen field.

Our commitment to professional development and career preparation underscores our dedication to making these internships a valuable learning experience. Open Space Arts actively promotes diversity and inclusion both onstage and within the organization, encouraging candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

Throughout the internship, OSA interns:

Act as integral members of their respective departments, gaining hands-on, real-world experience in a creative and supportive atmosphere.
Receive one-on-one mentoring from OSA staff members and have the chance to meet with department heads.
Build professional relationships and develop a body of work suitable for a professional portfolio.
Participate in an intern seminar series that provides insights into the workings of a large arts organization.

Additional benefits include:

College credit opportunities, subject to availability through the intern’s academic institution.
Complimentary tickets to OSA performances and films.
Resume and portfolio review with OSA staff members.
Invitations to company-wide events, offering networking opportunities with actors, designers, and other artists.
Engagement with Chicago’s vibrant theater scene, including networking events with theater professionals and other interns through the League of Chicago Theatres’ Intern Networking Events.
We are seeking highly motivated, energetic, and self-reliant interns, offering flexible scheduling options for both in-person and remote work. Please note that not all departments offer internships each season, but we are open to creating specialized internships when needed. Join Open Space Arts for an immersive and transformative internship experience that will contribute to your professional growth.

To start the process, please send your resume with a note of interest and INTERN in the subject line to

Instructions to Apply:

To start the process, please send your resume with a note of interest and INTERN in the subject line to

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