The Kennedy Center


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Meet Our Interns

Our interns come from a variety of disciplines, places, and artistic fields. As part of their internship, we have a completely inter-run site: check it out below!

Learn more about our interns


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, and diverse.

Key Dates

Fall 2018 Term

Application Available: May 1-July 15, 2018

Term Dates: September 10-December 14, 2018

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Summer 2018 Term

Application closed March 30, 2018

Term Dates: June 4-August 17, 2018

Spring 2019 Term

Application Available: August 1-November 2, 2018

Term Dates: January 21-May 3, 2019