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

Summer 2019 Term

Applications Due: March 17, 2019

Term Dates: June 3-August 16, 2019

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Spring 2019 Term

Application closed November 11, 2018

Term Dates: January 22-May 3, 2019

Fall 2018 Term

Term Dates: September 10-December 14, 2018