Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts


Planning & Development, Lincoln Center Corporate Fund



A superb example of an effective business/arts partnership, the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund (LCCF) makes it possible for corporations, related foundations, and professional firms to provide vital unrestricted funds to eight world-class performing arts organizations and two acclaimed educational institutions resident at Lincoln Center including: The Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic, The Juilliard School, New York City Ballet, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Lincoln Center Theater, The School of American Ballet, Jazz at Lincoln Center and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. With one gift, corporations and firms can support all 10 of these organizations to the maximum effect, allowing for creative educational programming, exciting new productions, and free performances. In consideration for their support, the Fund accords donors substantial public recognition and a variety of privileges across the Lincoln Center campus. Members of the Leadership Committee, Women’s Leadership Council, Media and Entertainment Council, Business Council, Junior Women’s Council, Junior Business Council, and Real Estate and Construction Council assist the Fund in its mission.


The potential intern will be working alongside the Managing Director, Manager, and LCCF team on a variety of projects, which include:

  • Prospect research and database management to improve campaign strategy
  • Assist with special events by helping in plan and implementing
  • Assist with day-of-event volunteer recruitment and management
  • Assist with preparation and on-site execution of fundraising Council quarterly business meetings
  • Assist in the development of the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund’s online presence
  • Fulfillment of corporate donor benefits, including
  • Provide employee activity managers at contributing companies with information about site visits, employee discounts, and upcoming productions and special events via website postings, mailings, and e-blasts
  • Track benefit fulfillment
  • Draft and write copy for invitations and benefit-related materials
  • Other responsibilities as needed


This might be the right internship for you are:

  • Interest in arts management and fundraising
  • A strong communicator, including strong written, verbal and editing skills
  • Familiarity with Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint
  • Experience with ClearView CRM preferred, but not required
  • Able to communicate clearly across teams and hit multiple project deadlines
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, results driven and motivated by project management
  • A passion for inclusion and advocacy in the arts


Approximate dates of this internship are February 2019 – May 2019. All internships are paid at $15 per hour. Interns are expected to work 20 hours a week for a 12-week period.


Please send cover letter and résumé to [email protected] and include "Corporate Fund Intern" in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. LCPA is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, patron focus, and innovation.