Internships at Puppet Showplace are an excellent opportunity to gain insight and hands-on experience in a non-profit institution, while building relationships with dedicated professional staff.  Internships are available in marketing, graphic design, development, education outreach, teaching assistantships, arts administration, production, or other areas of interest.

Internships are available on a rolling basis with flexible hours and credit available for students enrolled in a college or university.

Time Commitment

Interns are required to commit 8-15 hours per week for 10 weeks or more. Additional hours for long-term projects are available as desired. Flexible scheduling available during weekdays and/or weekends between 10:00am-6:00pm, with some evenings in cooperation with supervisor. Internship for credit is available.

How To Apply

Email a cover letter and resume to with title of desired internship in subject line. Please state your college or university affiliation if any, and your schedule of availability.

Please be advised that at this time we are only seeking an Education Intern for Summer 2019.

My internship at Puppet Showplace was a great way for me to develop my interests in both puppet performance and education. It’s a great way to gain insight into the management of a non-profit, meet a ton of cool people , and experience the magic of puppetry!
— Elena Nahrmann, Education Intern, Summer 2017

Puppet Showplace Theater is an award-winning non-profit performing arts organization committed to excellence in puppetry as a theatrical experience that educates, enlightens, and entertains audiences of all ages.  Established in 1974, Puppet Showplace is the first and only year-round dedicated puppetry presenter in New England.