See the inner workings of the administration of The Santa Fe Opera
With positions ranging from Development to Marketing to Education, our internship program offers a breadth of experience for the aspiring arts administrator. Past interns have gone on to major positions at other opera companies and arts organizations, including Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Houston Grand Opera, and Juilliard. Some have even come back to The Santa Fe Opera as full-time employees!
In most internships, some weekend and evening hours may be required.
Compensation varies with the experience of the applicant.
All interns receive an hourly wage with overtime (where applicable) and assistance with long distance travel to and from Santa Fe.
Intern housing is provided and partially subsidized by the Opera.
Positions Available NoW
Positions for the Summer Season (Filled)
Opera Club Steward
Special Events Intern
MEDIA & PUBLIC RELATIONS
Media & PR Intern
The Santa Fe Opera
Attention: Human Resources
Post Office Box 2408
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2408
Applications accepted January 15 through March 1, 2017.
If you are selected for a interview, you will be contacted by a member of The Santa Fe Opera staff.
"The Opera is an amazing place to work! You have the opportunity to see the development of each production from behind the scenes and witness the work involved in producing such extravagant performances."
Seasonal employees begin arriving in the spring and by early July, more than 600 employees are on board to make the upcoming season come to life.
There are approximately 70 staff members working around the year in a variety of areas—from production, marketing, and fundraising to technical, administrative, and maintenance of the Opera's beautiful grounds.
For more information, contact: