Litchfield Jazz Festival & Jazz Camp

Jobs & Internships

Internship Opportunities

2015 Litchfield Jazz Festival Interns. Photo by Lindsey Turner.

The Organization

Litchfield Performing Arts (LPA), a not-for-profit dedicated to the arts and arts education, seeks summer interns each year to help run the Litchfield Jazz Festival in Goshen, CT. Be a part of an internationally recognized Festival! These internships will provide real-life experience in major event coordination, handling contracts, managing personnel, leadership and much more. Interns are a core part of our team.

The Litchfield Jazz Festival, which The Wall Street Journal said, "stands tall in substance among the larger festivals around the nation" was founded in 1996. The Litchfield Jazz Camp, featured in TIME Magazine and on CNN, hosts 350+ students from all over the United States, Bermuda, Thailand, Japan, Mexico and England at the Canterbury School in New Milford.

Positions are unpaid, college credit possible. Interns Needed: Mid-May through August. Location: Goshen, CT

All interns will assist with administrative tasks as assigned, and Ad sales for our Festival Program book.

Festival Internships (Spring/Summer)

Volunteer Coordinator

The Colunteer Coordinator will be responsible for the full management (recruiting, scheduling, training, and overseeing on-site) the 100+ volunteers that make the Festival a-go. Candidate must be customer-service oriented, diplomatic and able to work independently.

Team Assistant

The Team Assistant will work in conjunction with Festival Technical Director on general Festival operations and will assist other core team members in day to day procedures. Candidate must be flexible, detail oriented and able to multi-task. This intern will take the lead in generating Ad sales for the Festival Program Book, coordinate production of the book with printers, manage accounts/invoices and Program Book Ad reconciliation sheet.

Litchfield Jazz Camp Internships

Interested in music education? Learn from the administrative staff at one of the best music camps in the county.  Tasks include assiting with registration and check-out, helping with daily check-ins at morning and evening meetings, talking with camp parents and helping manage the day-to-day of a busy camp environment.

Application requirements:


All applicants must provide a cover letter, resume, and two written references.


Tegan Ryan -

No phone calls please