President & CEO Intern (Now accepting Summer 2019)

Internship with the President  & CEO of the Woodruff Arts Center (Now accepting Summer 2019)
Department: President & CEO Office
Reports to: President & CEO
Status: Paid Internship

Position Summary
Works with President & CEO to identify and examine best practices across the Arts Center and other non-profit organizations as it pertains to administration and management. The Intern will focus on day-to-day processes and short/long-range planning from the perspective of the President & CEO.

Work Schedule

  • This is a paid internship
  • Flexible in terms of work schedule, estimated 40 hours per week for 8 to 10 weeks

Opportunities for Growth and Development include the following:

  • Opportunity for growth—understanding how a major nonprofit works and how leadership functions
  • Develop, through the guidance of the President, a leadership style of communication and management
  • Collect quantitative and qualitative data to address areas for growth and development within the organization
  • Participate in strategic planning sessions to increase public awareness of The Woodruff

To perform this internship successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

  • Junior or Senior in an accredited university or graduate student
  • Must be working toward credit
  • Non-specific to a degree however interest in the arts and/or nonprofits preferred

Skills and Abilities

  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Able to maintain a professional demeanor
  • Have a positive attitude and be devoted to teamwork
  • Ability to be discreet and confidential is a must
  • Ability to execute jointly defined special projects independently

Physical Demands/Work Environment
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Some standing, walking, bending, frequent use of hands, stooping and light lifting (at least 10 pounds) is needed.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.