Arts Management Summer Internship at the Kennedy Center


Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of an Internship for a member of Sigma Alpha Iota at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, in arts management during the summer months.

The Intern will receive a stipend of $2,400 to help defray living costs in Washington. It will be the Intern’s responsibility to provide her own transportation to and from Washington, and her housing and meals during the period of the Internship (the Kennedy Center will assist Interns in finding reasonably-priced housing). There will be no additional financial support from Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies, Inc.

Applicants for this SAI Philanthropies, Inc. sponsored Internship must be juniors, seniors, graduate students, or graduates out of school for no more than one year.

Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies Inc., reserves the right not to award an internship if no applicant is judged to be sufficiently qualified.



To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be:+ an initiated member of SAI

+ in good financial standing with the fraternity

+ current with national dues

+ a junior, senior, graduate student, or graduate out of school for no more than one year


Details of the Internship

  1. The decision on all internship applications is solely the responsibility of the Kennedy Center. Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies, Inc. will not participate in any way in the application review and selection process.
  2. The internship assignment is 40 hours a week.
  3. College credit may be available, depending on the policies of the Intern’s university. Applicants should check with the placement offices of their institutions
  4. Interns may attend any Kennedy Center performances on a space-available basis.
  5. For information on the Internship, please refer to the Kennedy Center Arts Management Internships page. The application must be submitted through the Kennedy Center site (see below link).

DEADLINE: March 31


Kennedy Center Internships Mission Statement

At the nation's premier performing arts organization, the Kennedy Center Internship Program provides a variety of individualized and collaborative learning experiences to enhance career development for the next generation of dynamic, socially-responsive arts leaders. The Kennedy Center Internship Program is defined by experiences that are:

  • Authentic
  • High-Quality
  • Engaging
  • Inclusive
  • Diverse



Applicants must be a rising sophomore, junior, senior or within one year post undergraduate degree to apply for the Kennedy Center Collegiate Program. International applicants are encouraged to apply, however, the Kennedy Center does not sponsor visas, thus applicants will be required to provide proof of visa at time of application.

Sigma Alpha Iota members applying for an internship should identify themselves as members of SAI so that the Kennedy Center Administration will have the option of awarding the SAI Internship. If a member is chosen for the SAI Internship, Sigma Alpha Iota will award funds directly to her.


 Dr. and Mrs. Berge Markarian Scholarship for a Music Industry Internship at Appalachian State University ($1,000)

One scholarship of $1000 will be awarded to a member of Epsilon Theta Chapter at Appalachian State University in any Music Industry area, who is selected to do an internship in her chosen field. It can be used for the fall, spring or summer semester and will be applied towards the internship tuition at Appalachian State University.

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