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Internship Placement 

Arts Management Intenship - BHIPInterns are placed at full-time upper-level internships tailored to their interests and skill sets. They have the opportunity to work in countless administrative capacities including, but not limited to: development, marketing, education, programming, and gallery management.

Interns work a minimum of 35 hours per week at their internship sites. Intensive! They are supervised by and work closely with the leading arts management professionals in the area.



Below a list of internship sites included in the program and job descriptions (pdf):

Berkshire Creative

Berkshire Creative Economy Council's mission is to stimulate new job growth and economic opportunity in the region by sparking innovative collaborations between artists, designers, cultural institutions and businesses.

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The Berkshire Museum 

The Berkshire Museum works to enrich, inspire and educate through interactions with the arts, history and the natural world.

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IS183 Art School

IS183 is a non-profit community art school encouraging people of all ages, means and skill levels to enrich their lives through hands-on experience in the visual arts.

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center aims to be the leading year-round presenter of performing arts, film, and educational programs for the Southern Berkshires and neighboring communities.

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Shakespeare & Company
Shakespeare & Company aspires to create a theatre of unprecedented excellence rooted in the classical ideals of inquiry, balance, and harmony; a company that performs as the Elizabethans did - in love with poetry, physical prowess, and the mysteries of the universe.

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DownStreet Art

DownStreet Art is a public art project designed to revitalize downtown North Adams.  Harnessing existing arts organizations and events and transforming vacant and open spaces, DownStreet Art defines North Adams as a cultural haven.

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MASS MoCA seeks to catalyze and support the creation of new art, expose our visitors to bold visual and performing art in all stages of production, and re-invigorate the life of a region in socioeconomic need.

The Mount

The Mount is both a historic site and a center for culture inspired by Edith Wharton. Programming at The Mount reflects Wharton's core interests in the literary arts, interior designs and decoration, garden and landscape design, and the art of living.

The Clark Art Institute
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is an art museum and a center for research and higher education, dedicated to advancing and extending the public understanding of art.

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MCLA Gallery 51
Located at 51 Main Street, in North Adams MCLA Gallery 51 features the work of international, national and local artists, including MCLA faculty and students.

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Berkshire Cultural Resource Center

MCLA's Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) provides professional development training, resources, and support to the artists, art managers, and creative workers of Berkshire County.

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Kidspace at MASS MoCA, is a contemporary art gallery, studio and educational program.

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North Adams Office of Tourism & Community Events

North Adams Office of Tourism and Community Events' mission is to weave cultural, historical and natural resources into attractive, authentic experiences that appeal to discerning visitors and enrich the lives of local residents in the City of North Adams.

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Barrington Stage

Barrington Stage Company is a professional award-winning Equity regional theatre located in Pittsfield, MA. Barrington Stage's mission is three-fold: to present top-notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to find fresh, bold ways of bringing new audiences into the theatre - especially young people.

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PRESS Gallery
PRESS is a public art project that invites you to get a free look at the process of traditional letterpress printing-the single sheet of paper strapped to the cylinder moving across the relief surface as it gets printed and punched.

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The Office of Cultural Development 

The City of Pittsfield's Office of Cultural Development was created to enhance the city's quality of life and its role as the cultural hub of the Berkshires by promoting, supporting and initiating cultural activities for residents and visitors to Pittsfield.

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'62 Center for Theatre and Dance, Williams College

Williams College '62 Center : The study of dance at Williams College is grounded in the understanding that dance is a universal art form.
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Berkshire Playwrights Lab

Founded in 2007 by theater professionals Joe Cacaci, Jim Frangione, Bob Jaffe, and Matthew Penn, the Berkshire Playwrights Lab is the area's only theater dedicated exclusively to encouraging, developing, and presenting new plays.



Tanglewood-the famed summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and widely known as one of the world's most beloved music festivals.

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Kids 4 Harmony

An El Sistema inspired program of social change through music.

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