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MaineArts Internships is the online resource for artists and art students seeking relevantinternship opportunities within Maine. The agency focuses on placing college interns with the assumption that they will be seeking credit. However, all internship-seekers are welcome to use this service. To access the full post, click the name of theorganization in the listing.

Maine Arts Commission
193 State Street SHS #25 Augusta Maine 04333
Seeking clerical/ administrative support and support on special projects
Ongoing opportunities
Abbe Museum
26 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Seeking clerical/ administrative museum support 
Ongoing opportunities
Acorn Productions
P.O. Box 304, Westbrook, ME 04098
Seeking production assistant and festival production assistant
Ongoing opportunities
Alice James Books
114 Prescott Street, Farmington, Maine 04938
Seeking Alice James Books (Spring/Summer/Fall Intern)
Ongoing opportunities
Association culturelle et historique du Mont-Carmel
P.O. Box 150, Lille, Maine 04746
Seeking clerical/ administrative support 
Available June through August
Bagaduce Music Lending Library
P.O. Box 829, 5 Music Library Lane, Blue Hill, Maine 04614
Support for music non-profit administration
Available August -December
84 Bearnstow Road, Mount Vernon, Maine 04352
Support for administration and dance production/ teaching 
June 20 to August 31, 2015
Belfast Creative Coalition
26 Spring Street, #5 Belfast, Maine 04915 
Seeking clerical/ administrative support and event support
Ongoing opportunities
Belfast Maskers
P.O. Box 1017, Belfast Maine 04915
Seeking support for theatre production and administration
Available July through August
Blue Hill Concert Association
P.O. Box 140, Blue Hill, Maine 04614
Seeking support for administration and event coordination
Available September through May
Blunt Youth Radio Project
WMPG/Southern Maine Community Radio
96 Falmouth Street, Portland, Maine 04104
Seeking Production Assistant, Live broadcast Assistance, Fund-raising Internship
Ongoing opportunities with preference for a 3-month commitment
Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
142 Free Street, Portland, Maine 04101
The intern will be expected to work with educators to develop and lead activity/lesson plans for each camp. In addition, the intern will learn and occasionally perform basic public programs within the Museum & Theatre when camp is not in session. 
Chocolate Church Arts Center
804 Washington Street/P.O. Box 252, Bath, Maine 04530
Seeking assistant to the executive director
Ongoing opportunities
Circling the Square, Fine Art Press
275 Water Street, Gardiner, Maine 04345
Seeking art gallery and fine art press support, event management
Ongoing opportunities
Cold Comfort Theater
139 Northport Ave., Suite #1, Belfast, Maine 04915
Seeking Stage Manager, Make up Artists and hair/wig design, Photographer, Set Designers and Builders
Ongoing opportunities
Crossover Touring 
Seeking interns interested in the concert industry. From marketing, to tour management, to negotiating and booking shows.
Down East Singers
P.O. Box 996, Rockport, Maine 04856
Seeking administrative support
Ongoing opportunities
Engine, Inc.
265 Main Street, #103, Biddeford, Maine 04005
Seeking administrative support, event coordination support
Ongoing opportunities
Freeport Players
P.O. Box 483, Freeport, Maine 04032
Seeking theatre production support, administrative support
Ongoing opportunities
Frost Gully Gallery
P.O. Box 202, 1159 US Route 1, Freeport, Maine 04032
P.O. Box 272, 150 Main Street, Thomaston, Maine 04861
Seeking administrative support
Ongoing opportunities
Harlow Gallery- Kennebec Valley Art Association
160 Water Street, Hallowell, Maine 04347
Seeking administrative support: development-fundraising/  education, programming, exhibition , curatorial, marketing support
Ongoing opportunities
Italian Heritage Center Concert Band
84 Carlyle Road, Portland, Maine 04103
Seeking assistant to the artistic director support
Ongoing opportunities
Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center
280 Water Street (mail: PO Box 777), Gardiner, Maine 04345
Seeking arts marketing and programming support
Ongoing opportunities
L.C.Bates Museum
Good Will-HinckleyP.O. Box 159, 14 Easler Road, Hinckley, Maine 04944
Seeking museum curator support, museum educator support, museum development assistant support
Ongoing opportunities
Mahoosuc Arts Council
P.O. Box 534, 45 Church Street, Bethel, Maine 04217
Seeking theatre production support, administrative support
Available September to May
Maine Jewish Film Festival
P.O. Box 7465, Portland, Maine 04112
Seeking festival interns
Available from January through April
Maine Pro Musica
P.O. Box 1311, Rockport, Maine 04856
Seeking administrative support
Ongoing opportunity
Maine State Music Theatre
22 Elm Street, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Seeking support for all aspects of theatre, performance, technical, and administrative
Ongoing opportunities
Penobscot Theatre Company
115 Main Street, Suite #4, Bangor, Maine 04401
Seeking many varying internships – production support, administrative assistants, camp counselors, marketing, and box office management
Ongoing opportunities
Portland Ballet
517 Forest Avenue, Suite 2, Portland, ME, 04101
Seeking internships in production support and administrative activities.
Ongoing opportunities
Portland Museum of Art
7 Congress Square, Portland, Maine 04101
Seeking marketing and public relations Intern and corporate and foundations support
Ongoing opportunities
Portland Ovations
50 Monument Square, 2nd Floor, Portland, Maine 04101
Seeking arts administration Intern
Ongoing opportunities
Portland Stage Company
25 A Forest Avenue, Portland Maine 04101
Internships are offered in Set Design/Carpentry, Costume Design/Wardrobe, Props Carpentry, Lighting Design/Electrics, Sound, Stage Management, Directing/Dramaturgy, and Education
Internships hours are full time and the commitment is from late August through May
Portland Symphony Orchestra
50 Monument Sq. 2nd floor, Portland, Maine 04104
Seeking general intern support
Ongoing opportunities
Running With Scissors
54 Cove Street, Portland, Maine 04101
Seeking individuals who are excited to be a part of a growing and vibrant art community and want to work with a diverse group of individuals to advance the arts in Maine. The most happy and successful interns are interested in developing a life as an artist or working in an arts community. They are flexible, independent thinkers and are willing to try new things and work on diverse tasks.
SPACE Gallery
538 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
Seeking interns for arts administration,event coordination, exhibit installation, communications, etc. 
Ongoing opportunities
Schoodic Arts for All
427 Main Street, P.O. Box 174, Winter Harbor, Maine 04693
Seeking general intern support
Internship is June 1 through August
7 Lincoln Street, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Seeking general  intern support
Ongoing opportunities
Starlight Acting Institute
Emmanuelle ChauletP.O. Box 171, Gorham, Maine 04038
Seeking an online social media marketing intern
Ongoing opportunities
The Everyman Repertory Theatre
P.O. Box 938, Rockport, Maine 04856
Seeking interns in the past have taken subsidiary roles on stage and off, including light board operation, set construction, sound board operation, design assistance, directorial assistance, stage management and assistant stage management, props management, costume design and management.
Ongoing opportunities
The Longfellow Chorus
C/O Charles KaufmannP.O. Box 5133, Portland, Maine 04101
Seeking support for grant-writing and fundraising 
Ongoing opportunities
The Museum of African Art & Culture
13 Brown Street, Portland Maine 04101
Seeking administrative and marketing development Interns
Ongoing opportunities
The Public Theatre
31 Maple Street, Lewiston, Maine 04240
Seeking directing Intern, stage management intern, acting internship and marketing
Ongoing opportunities
Tides Institute and Museum of Art
P.O. Box 161 (43 Water Street) Eastport, ME 04631
Seeking assistance  with program development, community outreach efforts, public relations/marketing initiatives, database projects, and exhibition installation.
Ongoing opportunities
Waterfall Arts
Belfast Maine
Seeking intern support for outreach, education, programming, environmental art, and media.
Ongoing opportunities
For more information please contact Kerstin Gilg
Director of  Media Arts and Performing Arts at the Maine Arts Commission
207/ 287-6719 -