DPAC is proud to offer summer, fall and spring internships in five departments. 

Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) continues to change the face of entertainment in the Triangle. Interns will have the opportunity to dive in head first and get tangible experience of what goes into DPAC being consistently ranked as one of the most attended and highest grossing theaters in the country. 

Internships at DPAC provide excellent hands-on experience for college students interested in a career in performing arts and live entertainment. Interns have the opportunity to work alongside DPAC staff and participate in valuable career experiences and special projects. As an intern with DPAC, you can get a taste of the management, operations, production, sales, and marketing that go into a large venue. We look forward to providing our interns with challenging tasks and rare learning experiences.

Internships are unpaid and MUST be done for college credit. Our internships are flexible and designed to incorporate the goals and objectives of the college program as well as DPAC's needs. DPAC welcomes internships as appropriate in the following departments:



Spring Internships:

Please apply between October 1 and October 31 for consideration.

Summer Internships:

Please apply between March 1 and April 15 for consideration.

*Please note, in order to provide fairness for all applicants we will not be able to consider applications received outside of this application window.

Individuals interested in an internship with DPAC should forward their resume, a brief cover letter and all applicable information regarding their college internship program to DPAC's Human Resources at Please Enter the position you are applying for in the subject line.
**Internships are not a guarantee or agreement of present or future employment.

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Durham, NC 27701

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