If you have not previously participated in GRCB programs you are still welcome to apply. We require that you supply a reference and will contact you for a phone interview.
During the session, interns serve as instrument instructors, support GRCB staff and volunteers, attend workshops and panels, and work as a team to write and lead their own workshop. Most importantly, they are part of the volunteer staff during the session and serve as role models and mentors for the participants.
Interns will not receive instrument instruction, but will be in the GRCB Intern Band. The Intern Band will play the GRCB theme song at afternoon assembly each afternoon, have time to write a song and practice at the end of each day, and will be the opening act at the Showcase. **New this year!** The intern program will extend to include a recording session at Q Division Studio in Somerville, MA on the Sunday of your session, July 21st or August 11th.
It is important to be able to follow the direction of coordinators and staff, be willing to learn how to set up each practice space, move equipment safely and efficiently, and communicate and collaborate with adult volunteers.
Prior to the session, interns must contribute to building the curriculum for their assigned instrument group and their intern group. This means that they must be in communication with the other instrument instructors and the Intern Lead via email and attend in person meetings leading up to the session. Additionally, we have a mandatory Instrument Instructor Orientation in June.
Please know that we have limited spaces for Interns during Summer 2019 and may not be able to accommodate all applicants this year. You may only intern for one session but you are more than welcome to attend as a participant for one session and intern at the other.
Recommendation letters and proof of internship are happily granted upon completion of your internship.