This internship is an ideal position for those interested in exploring a position in music education within a professional symphony orchestra.  The Intern will work closely with all APO staff and provide support.  Duties include program planning, preparation, and project based work.


Essential Functions:

  • Assist with planning and execution of education activities.
  • Assist with setup and breakdown of Abilene Youth Orchestra rehearsals and concerts.
  • Music Librarian duties as assigned.
  • Filing and data entry.
  • Run errands.
  • Concert and event duties.

Other Functions:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education:       High school diploma or GED.

Experience:     Previous experience in an office setting preferred.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:   Knowledge of standard office practices.  Excellent customer service skills.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to work independently and take initiative when appropriate.  Writing/proofreading skills and an understanding of the English language (both written and oral) are required.  Ability to use standard office equipment such as copy machines, multi-line telephones, fax machines, personal computer.  Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite. Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 lbs.  Must be able to handle all aspects of position in a positive, professional, timely, and efficient manner.  Ability to interact in social settings and varied situations.  Music education background or currently studying music education preferred but not required.

Hours: 10 hours per week minimum.

Wage: $7.25/hour; College credit negotiable