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Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater

1101 6th Street Southwest

Washington, DC 20024

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Join over 15 of the region's most renowned cultural and arts organizations to jumpstart your arts career. Offering internship, fellowship and other career development opportunities, representatives from The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington Performing Arts, National Gallery of Art AND MORE will be on hand to meet you and other early career professionals in-person. The fair starts with a one-hour panel seminar. Registration for the event is required; no admission fee.

2018 DCTC intern Fair

Represented organizations as of 1/20/18

  1. Arena Stage
  2. Arts on the Horizon
  3. Atlas Performing Arts Center
  4. CulturalDC
  5. DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
  6. Folger Theatre
  7. Imagination Stage
  8. The Kennedy Center
  9. Mosaic Theater Company of DC
  10. National Gallery of Art/Smithsonian
  11. National Museum of Women in the Arts
  12. Olney Theatre Center
  13. Roundhouse Theatre
  14. SED Center
  15. Shakespeare Theatre Company
  16. Split This Rock
  17. Studio Theatre
  18. TheatreJ
  19. The Theatre Lab
  20. Washington Performing Arts
  21. Woolly Mammoth
  22. 826DC


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Waterfront station, on the Green line, is located one block East of Arena Stage at 4th and M Streets.

Due to construction in the area, the best access from the Waterfront Metro Station to Arena Stage is via M Street.
Metrobus stops are located directly in front of the theater, and across from and slightly north of the theater entrance.

There are Central Parking garages on 4th St. between I and M Streets.

For information on Metro-operated parking lots, service updates, fares and bus routes, visit the Trip Planner on the Metro website or call 202.637.7000 (TTY: 202.638.3780).

Will interviews take place during the fair?

No. Organization representatives will not be interviewing candidates during the fair.

What should I bring to the fair?

It is recommended that copies of your resume and/or business cards are brought to share with organizations.

Will there be internet access?

Yes, guest internet access is available.

I am a career changer, can I attend the fair?

Yes, several represented organizations accept career changer applicants.

Are there opportunities for students who haven't graduated yet?

Yes, many of the organizations represented have summer and seasonal opportunities for students still in college.

What are the deadlines for applications?

For application deadlines, please check the website of the organization of interest.

Are there opportunities for high school students at the fair?

Some organizations represented do provide internship opportunities for high school students. Please review the website of the organization in question for more information.

My young adult can't make the fair. Can I come in their place?

Yes. Parents are welcome to attend the fair to gather more information on the many arts/cultural internship & apprenticeship opportunities available in the Washington D.C. area.

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Washington, DC 20024

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