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Application Process

Please submit your resume, short cover letter, references, transcripts and supporting applicable materials to intern@crusaders.com.

Applicants will be subject to a screening project and a series of phone/live interviews as part of the evaluation process.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for an internship without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, or any other protected status. The Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps offers equal opportunity and treatment to all who apply and is committed to diversity.

Questions may be directed to intern@crusaders.com or by calling 617-268-4600.


Available Positions

Tour Operations Intern

Tour Operations Intern

Application Deadline

03-15-2017

Start Date

05-19-2017 (with optional April Camp: April 28-30, 2017)

End Date

08-13-2017

Compensation

Intern-Level Compensation (based on length of internship)

Location

Boston, MA

Position Description

Have a passion to build your portfolio and develop your experiences as a manager and leader? Do you enjoy working with students, volunteers, and educational staff in the arts? Inspire Arts & Music and the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps are seeking an energetic and aspiring administrator to intern for the 2017 summer season.

The tour ops intern creates and executes planning preparation, tour procedure creation/implementation, and day to day operations on the road. This candidate will be responsible for ensuring successful operations of the Boston Crusaders. As a tour ops intern you will work closely with the Tour Director, Operations Manager, and Assistant Corps Director to create innovative solutions and implement procedures. Candidate should have an understanding of the marching arts and drum corps tour life. This intern will have an amazing opportunity to travel the country while honing their management and leadership skills in real-world experiences. You will work closely with the tour ops team performing all of the functions involved in supporting the corps on tour.

Must be highly motivated and self-starting.

Responsibilities

  • Work in concert with the Tour Director, Operations Manager, and Assistant Corps Director
  • Be familiar with using, creating, accessing, and developing Google Docs
  • Work independently and in a team environment to accomplish assigned tasks and projects
  • Manage simultaneous project tasks and deadlines
  • Produce high quality content on all assigned projects
  • Serve as liaison between the Tour Director and an assigned department
  • Other responsibilities as they develop, based on intern interest areas and organization needs

Requirements

  • Motivated with strong work ethic
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Prior experience in the marching arts with educational or management experience is encouraged
  • Open to feedback, with strong desire to develop professional skills
  • Must be highly organized, detailed oriented, punctual, and flexible
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail and accountability

Location & Schedule

The Boston Crusaders internship positions will be structured around the corps’ 2017 summer tour and require travel with The Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps. Summer Internship positions run from the months of May-August and candidates are highly encouraged to attend April Camp (start and end dates are flexible and based on schedule). Internship positions will require at least 40 hours per week. Because this is a tour role, you will be expected to be available to work as needed while on tour.

Compensation

The Boston Crusaders internship program will pay the candidate based on length of the internship. Housing, transportation, and food will be provided to those traveling with the corps. Interns are eligible to receive college credit, depending on their institution’s policy.

Application Process

Please submit your resume, short cover letter, references, transcripts and supporting applicable materials to intern@crusaders.com. Questions may be directed to intern@crusaders.com or by calling 617-268-4600.

Applicants will be subject to a screening project and a series of phone/live interviews as part of the evaluation process.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for an internship without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, or any other protected status. The Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps offers equal opportunity and treatment to all who apply and is committed to diversity.

Videographer Intern

Videographer Intern

Application Deadline

03-15-2017

Start Date

05-19-2017 (with optional April Camp: April 28-30, 2017)

End Date

08-13-2017

Compensation

Intern-Level Compensation (based on length of internship)

Location

Boston, MA

Position Description

Do you have a passion to build your portfolio and develop your craft as a videographer? Do you love to tell stories and create artistic narratives within a fast paced competitive drum corps environment? The Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps is seeking an energetic, aspiring videographer to intern for the 2017 summer season.

The videographer intern creates and executes video projects that document the members, volunteers, staff and the organization as a whole. This candidate will be responsible for creating high-quality digital content for the general projects of the Boston Crusaders and Inspire Arts & Music. As a videographer, you will work closely with the corps’ media team to create innovative, moving content. This candidate should have a keen eye for sports-related content with strong skills with digital SLR cameras and editing/creating projects in Adobe Creative Cloud. This intern will have an amazing opportunity to travel the country, hone their artistic skills in real-world experiences and build their portfolio of published material.

Must be highly motivated and self-starting.

Responsibilities

  • Work as a member of the corps’ media team under the direction of the Media Team Coordinator
  • Work independently to self-start innovative projects
  • Manage simultaneous project tasks and deadlines
  • Create on trend and emotionally compelling content for a variety of audiences
  • Conceptualize, create and deliver projects in collaboration with corps media team
  • Produce high quality content on all assigned projects
  • Optimize, organize and prepare files for a variety of mediums
  • Other responsibilities as they develop, based on intern interest areas and organization needs

Requirements

  • Experience in videography, cinematography, film production or related fields
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro, knowledge of CC desired
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe After Effects or Adobe Illustrator is a plus
  • Experience shooting events (indoor and outdoor) and interviews
  • Must have DSLR camera and other necessary equipment
  • Must be composed and skilled in making fast pace decisions
  • Must be motivated with strong work ethic
  • Must have effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Must have a sense of humor
  • Prior experience shooting marching bands or sporting events w/ testimonials a plus
  • Open to feedback, with strong desire to develop professional skills
  • Must be highly organized, detailed oriented, punctual and flexible
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail and accountability

Location & Schedule

The Boston Crusaders Internship positions will be structured around the corps’ 2017 summer tour and require travel with the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps. Summer Internship positions run from the months of May-August. Internship positions will require 20-40 hours per week.

Compensation

The Boston Crusaders internship program will pay the candidate based on length of the internship. Housing, transportation, and food will be provided to those traveling with the corps. Interns are eligible to receive college credit, depending on their institution’s policy.

Application Process

Please submit your resume, short cover letter, references, transcripts and supporting applicable materials to intern@crusaders.com. Questions may be directed to intern@crusaders.com or by calling 617-268-4600.

Applicants will be subject to a screening project and a series of phone/live interviews as part of the evaluation process.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for an internship without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, or any other protected status. The Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps offers equal opportunity and treatment to all who apply and is committed to diversity.

Photojournalist Intern

Photojournalist Intern

Application Deadline

03-15-2017

Start Date

05-19-2017 (with optional April Camp: April 28-30, 2017)

End Date

08-13-2017

Compensation

Intern-Level Compensation (based on length of internship)

Location

Boston, MA

Position Description

Do you have a passion to build your portfolio and develop your craft as a photographer? Do you love to tell stories and create artistic narratives within a fast paced competitive drum corps environment? The Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps is seeking an energetic, aspiring photojournalist to intern for the 2017 summer season.

The photojournalism intern creates and executes photography projects that document the members, volunteers, staff, and organization as a whole. This candidate will be responsible for creating high-quality digital photography for general projects of the Boston Crusaders and Inspire Arts & Music. As a photojournalist, you will work closely with the corps’ media team to create innovative, moving content. This candidate should have a keen eye for sports-related photography with strong skills with digital SLR cameras and editing/creating projects in Adobe Creative Cloud. This intern will have an amazing opportunity to travel the country, hone their artistic skills in real-world experiences and build their portfolio of published material.

Must be highly motivated and self-starting.

Responsibilities

  • Work as a member of the corps’ media team under the direction of the Media Team Coordinator
  • Work independently to self-start innovative projects
  • Manage simultaneous project tasks and deadlines
  • Create on trend and emotionally compelling content for a variety of audiences
  • Conceptualize, create and deliver projects in collaboration with corps media team
  • Produce high quality content on all assigned projects
  • Optimize, organize and prepare files for a variety of mediums
  • Other responsibilities as they develop, based on intern interest areas and organization needs

Requirements

  • Experience in photojournalism, photography or related fields
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and/or Lightroom, knowledge of CC desired
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is a plus
  • Experience shooting events (indoor and outdoor) and portraits
  • Must have DSLR camera and other necessary equipment
  • Must be composed and skilled in making fast pace decisions
  • Must be motivated with strong work ethic
  • Must have effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Must have a sense of humor
  • Prior experience shooting marching bands or sporting events w/ testimonials a plus
  • Open to feedback, with strong desire to develop professional skills
  • Must be highly organized, detailed oriented, punctual and flexible
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail and accountability

Location & Schedule

The Boston Crusaders Internship positions will be structured around the corps’ 2017 summer tour and require travel with the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps. Summer Internship positions run from the months of May-August. Internship positions will require 20-40 hours per week.

Compensation

The Boston Crusaders internship program will pay the candidate based on length of the internship. Housing, transportation, and food will be provided to those traveling with the corps. Interns are eligible to receive college credit, depending on their institution’s policy.

Application Process

Please submit your resume, short cover letter, references, transcripts and supporting applicable materials to intern@crusaders.com. Questions may be directed to intern@crusaders.com or by calling 617-268-4600.

Applicants will be subject to a screening project and a series of phone/live interviews as part of the evaluation process.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for an internship without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, or any other protected status. The Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps offers equal opportunity and treatment to all who apply and is committed to diversity.

Social Media Intern

Social Media Intern

Application Deadline

03-15-2017

Start Date

05-19-2017 (with optional April Camp: April 28-30, 2017)

End Date

08-13-2017

Compensation

Intern-Level Compensation (based on length of internship)

Location

Boston, MA

Position Description

Do you love to hashtag? Are you the center of your social circle and stay up to trend with the latest in social media? Do you have a passion for mass communications and are intrigued by the power of social media to inform and educate a viewer? Technology and social media play a key role in engaging and informing our audience of fans, donors, and the drum corps community. Inspire Arts & Music and the Boston Crusaders are looking for smart, energetic, and determined individuals who love to interact with social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, etc.).

The social media intern creates and executes photography, video, and journalism projects that document the members, volunteers, staff, and organization as a whole. This candidate is responsible for creating social commentary that highlights the general projects of the Boston Crusaders and Inspire Arts & Music. As a social media intern, you will work closely with the Media Team Coordinator and corps’ media team to create innovative solutions to illustrate content. Candidates should have keen knowledge of social media outlets and stay up to date with current trends. This intern will have an amazing opportunity to travel the country, hone their communication skills in a real-world experience, and build their material of published material.

Must be highly motivated and self-starting.

Responsibilities

  • Work in concert with the Media Team Coordinator and corps’ media team
  • Work independently and in a team environment to accomplish assigned tasks and projects
  • Create and manage a production calendar
  • Manage simultaneous project tasks and deadlines
  • Develop a social media strategy and publish successfully to social media outlets
  • Create and distribute analytics report for internal stakeholders
  • Research technology solutions that can add value to the organization’s mission
  • Produce high quality content on all assigned projects
  • Create “on trend” and emotionally compelling content for a variety of audiences
  • Be an integral component in creating assigned content from conceptualization to delivery
  • Other responsibilities as they develop, based on intern interest areas and organization needs

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in progress in mass communications, marketing, business, digital media, journalism, or related field
  • Understanding of internet trends and technologies
  • Skill in identifying, tracking and analyzing trends as they appear on social channels
  • Must be highly organized, detailed oriented, punctual, and flexible
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Must have a sense of humor
  • Open to feedback, with strong desire to develop professional skills
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accountability
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, iWorks, internet and email

Location & Schedule

The Boston Crusaders Internship positions will be structured around the corps’ 2017 summer tour and require travel with the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps. Summer Internship positions run from the months of May-August. Internship positions will require 20-40 hours per week.

Compensation

The Boston Crusaders internship program will pay the candidate based on length of the internship. Housing, transportation, and food will be provided to those traveling with the corps. Interns are eligible to receive college credit, depending on their institution’s policy.

Application Process

Please submit your resume, short cover letter, references, transcripts and supporting applicable materials to intern@crusaders.com. Questions may be directed to intern@crusaders.com or by calling 617-268-4600.

Applicants will be subject to a screening project and a series of phone/live interviews as part of the evaluation process.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for an internship without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, or any other protected status. The Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps offers equal opportunity and treatment to all who apply and is committed to diversity.

Please check back for more postings in the future. You may also send a resume and cover letter to intern@crusaders.com for consideration for future positions.