As a community music school, we believe that music is a fundamental aspect of the human experience. Through music we explore cultural differences and seek common ground, making us better listeners, musicians, educators, managers, advocates, and members of our community. PCM is committed to fostering a community that respects and embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity. The vibrancy, advancement, and sustainability of PCM is enhanced by this commitment. Our commitment to these values informs our efforts to recruit and develop a diverse and effective staff, which in turn supports an inclusive learning environment for our students and fosters thoughtful and innovative programs for the broader community.


The Marketing, Development & Programs (MDP) Intern will interface with department leaders across the Pasadena Conservatory of Music to gain an encompassing understanding of the facets of managing a community music school. (S)he will provide coordination and administrative support for summer programs at PCM, including summer camps, concerts, and community outreach; registration for the 2019-2020 school year; and marketing, development, and community outreach initiatives.


The ideal candidate has a passion for the performing arts, with an interest in music education a plus. Previous experience with administrative support including email and other computer skills is preferred. Requirements: Strong written and verbal communication skills. Comfortable working individually and in a team environment. Familiar with Microsoft Office suite. Self-motivated.


As this position is part of the LA County Arts Commission’s Arts Internship program, the position will be open to currently enrolled undergraduate (2 or 4-year) college students who reside or attend college in Los Angeles County. Recent graduates may apply as long as they have completed their degree between May 1 – September 1, 2019.

Students who are invited to participate in the program will be asked to provide verification of eligibility via college transcripts, driver’s license, and other documents to show enrollment status and/or LA County residence.


Please email a Resume and Cover Letter to music@pasadenaconservatory.org.