Music For All - Fall Events Team Internship (Paid Position)
Title:Music For All - Fall Events Team Internship (Paid Position)
Location:Indianapolis, IN

Music for All is seeking qualified candidates for our Fall Event Internship beginning July 22nd, 2024 and ending November 19th, 2024. The Event Intern works under the direction of the Director of Events and the Events Manager and is an important part of the Music for All team.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Plan and serve as an on-site Event Coordinator (with another member of the Events Team) for up to five fall marching band regional competitions (Regionals) plus our national championship (Grand Nationals).
  • Assist with pre-planning for multiple Bands of America Regionals including preparing event communications, securing vendors, recruiting volunteers, arranging transportation and catering, and other event-related duties.
  • Manage on-site functions at various events. This may include attending walk-through meetings, loading in/out equipment, monitoring transportation for staff, managing equipment rentals, facilitating volunteer groups, managing catering orders, monitoring event flow, setting up and tearing down the event, and other event related duties.

Every candidate for a position at Music for All must understand and acknowledge that a substantial portion of the organization’s business is the planning and execution of special events. As such, all Music for All employees are involved in the planning of events and have some on-site event production duties and responsibilities. Travel will be required and will include a minimum of five weekends between September 14th and November 16th. Each weekend of travel will be 3-4 days per event (generally Thursday-Sunday).

Music for All is seeking an enthusiastic, team-oriented individual with the following skills:
  • Currently or recently enrolled in a college level degree program
  • Pursuing a degree in Event Management, Music, or Hospitality (preferred)
  • Experience in event planning or volunteer management (preferred)
  • Music background, previous experience in scholastic music is helpful
  • Ability to travel weekly between September-November, as well as to work outside the normal workday hours as necessary and required
  • Demonstrated leadership, organization, interpersonal skills as well as strong attention to detail
  • Commitment and ability to manage and meet multiple, overlapping deadlines
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision and collaborate in a team environment
  • Strong work ethic, problem solving abilities, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Customer service oriented attitude, commitment to the organization’s mission and vision
  • Solid analytical and communication skills; strategic thinker; excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, etc.) is necessary
  • Working knowledge of InDesign is helpful

Music for All interns are paid $15/hr, issued bi-weekly. Travel expenses (housing, transportation, meals, etc.), while working an event, are covered by the organization.

This position is expected to work roughly 40 hours a week (in office) during the internship season. Fall Events Interns usually correspond to the following timeframes: July – November. Start and end dates can be modified to fit into the constraints of a current degree program.

Music for All, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading organizations in support of active music making. Founded in 1975, Music for All’s mission is to create, provide and expand positively life-changing experiences through music for all. Our vision is to be a catalyst to ensure that every child across America has access and opportunity to participate in active music making in his or her scholastic environment.

Music for All’s internationally acclaimed repertoire of events includes more than 25 annual programs across the nation. Among these events are the Bands of America Grand National and Regional Marching Band Championships, Music for All National Festival for concert bands, orchestras, choirs and percussion ensembles, Music for All Summer Symposium, leadership workshops, and affiliate concert and marching band programs. Music for All also presents national honor ensembles for students: the Honor Band of America, Honor Orchestra of America, Jazz Band of America and the national BOA Honor Band which has performed in three Tournament of Roses® Parades.

Music for All has served more than 1.75 million music students through its Bands of America and Orchestra America programs. It serves more than 450,000 music students and their families, and music teachers each year. Millions worldwide access Music for All through award-winning national newsletters, our web site (, video productions, social networking and other print and electronic materials.


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