H+H is proud to partner with John Hancock and the City of Boston this summer as a participant in the MLK Summer Scholars program. This program provides more than 600 Boston teens with on-the job training in corporate and non-profit environments in addition to weekly skill-based workshops in social responsibility, leadership development, and civic involvement.
The MLK Scholars at H+H will have the opportunity to learn about nonprofit operations, the performing arts, arts administration, and music education through meaningful work experiences at a world-class organization. MLK Scholars will work within H+H’s Box Office, Community Engagement, Development, Education, and Marketing departments, gaining broad exposure to the organization and nonprofit operations. Projects may include:
- Front of house support for chamber concerts
- Identifying community partners/community engagement opportunities
- Education program data analysis and presentation
- Collaborating on social media strategy and preparing content for upcoming season
- Implementing an education program recruitment campaign
- Donor prospect research
- Box Office support such as ticketing and distributing subscription materials
H+H will hire two MLK Scholars who will join a cohort of 8 to 10 summer interns at H+H.
These are part-time positions running July 5 through August 19, 2016.
The MLK Scholars will be paid $10.50/hour and will work approximately 20 hours per week, including one kick-off event in late June and four two-hour Friday-morning seminars at Agganis Arena at Boston University on July 8+22 and August 5+19.
H+H’s administrative offices are located in Back Bay at 9 Harcourt Street, Boston, with convenient access to multiple T stops and bus routes.
These positions are open to residents of Boston who are at least 16 years old and have just completed their sophomore, junior, or senior year in high school.
Positions require occasional lifting of heavy printed materials, large boxes and retail merchandise as well as the repetitive, daily use of a computer. The Handel and Haydn Society is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace by maintaining a staff that represents the traditions and voices of contemporary Boston.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested students should apply by completing the application form found here: H+H MLK Summer Scholars Application. The deadline for applications is Friday, May 13, 2016.