The Apprenticeship Program is a unique, short-term employment opportunity to develop skills under the guidance of professional arts administrators and technicians while assisting in producing an international arts festival. Apprentices work a minimum of 40 hours per week in a specific department; long workdays and nights as well as weekends are typical. Many colleges and universities recognize the Apprenticeship Program as a paid internship for required credits. Past employees in this program have gone on to work for major arts organizations and production companies around the world.
- A weekly salary of $600
- A travel assistance stipend of $250-350 (depending on departure location) if residing outside the greater Charleston area
- Housing at the College of Charleston if needed
- A Festival access badge for attending eligible events and performances at the Festival
Before applying, please review the position descriptions below. You will be asked to apply to one position as your primary area and you may be considered by other departments depending on availability.