Summer Internships for College Students – 2017


The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod (AFCC) will be offering a summer internship for college students or recent college graduates.  Applicants who are interested in a career in arts and culture, who are comfortable working in a fast paced environment, and who are detail-oriented should apply!

AFCC interns have gained invaluable experience, made important connections, and acquired references which have proved critical to advancing their career.

Interns will gain hands-on experience with all aspects of projects including:

  • Event production and management – Assist with producing the AFCC’s two major summer events:  (1) the 32nd Annual Citizens Bank Pops by the Sea concert in Hyannis featuring the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra; and (2) the TD Bank Summer Concert Series featuring 32 concerts in 8 towns across Cape Cod.
  • Nonprofit operations – Learn about operational details that make up a nonprofit, including fundraising, donor relations, membership drives, and volunteer recruitment, to name a few.
  • Marketing – Help coordinate and support event advertising campaigns and assist with photography, graphic design, social media, and website management.

The job runs from late May through late August.  Applicants must commit to remaining until at least August 18, 2017.

Hours: 30-40 hours per week; with some evening and weekend work.

Stipend: $11/hour


Candidates must demonstrate an interest in the arts or nonprofit organizations. Successful interns should possess a sense of humor, be a team player, and be extremely reliable and responsible. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with diverse groups of people are essential.  Familiarity with Microsoft Office is required. Familiarity with digital photography/videography, and social media is a plus. Knowledge of Cape Cod or a wonderful sense of direction is essential .

Interns must provide their own housing on Cape Cod and have reliable transportation. Interns are reimbursed for AFCC-related mileage.  Applicants may submit a resume, cover letter, and references via the AFCC online application at  The deadline is February 17, 2017.



The Citizens Bank Pops by the Sea concert wouldn’t be possible without the assistance of many volunteers. Please complete this form to be added to our prospective volunteers list. We will be in touch soon regarding upcoming opportunities!