Our part-time, volunteer iinternships provide aspring theatre professionals with the opportunity to get to know not only his or her department, but the growing Diversionary team, company members and various theater artists. Each semester, we hold seminars, observing opportunities, and excursions into the larger San Diego theater community. Each internship involves some general office work and errand running. We look for interns who will challenge us to constantly make the program – and the company – stronger and more effective.

Currently, we are seekeing interns in the areas of:

Marketing Intern – Assist in all marketing activities including but not limited to organizational and show-by-show advertising, press and promotion especially list maintenance, website maintenance, email newsletter and social networking activities. This position is for a dynamic, creative marketing student interested in exploring new ways to implement theatre and entertainment marketing plans. Excellent writing skills are key and knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Contribute (or similar) a plus.


Development Intern – The development intern works closely with the Executive Director in all aspects of fund raising including research, tracking, cultivation and stewardship. The development intern will be involved in foundation research, grant writing, strategy meetings, and program development. This position is for a self-motivated individual who is interested in learning about arts administration or a career in fundraising. Excellent writing skills and people skills are key for this internship. Minimum 10 hours per week.


General Management Intern – Working with the Managing Director, assists with budgeting, contracting, scheduling, and tracking spending and company management duties for Diversionary productions and presentations. Some evening and weekend hours may be required. Ideally, intern will commit to the entire 10-12 week production schedule of a show.


Literary Intern - The Literary Intern works with the Executive Director and is involved in play reading, workshops, archiving and cataloguing, selection and season planning. Strong preference will be given to those who are pursuing or have completed a masters program in playwriting or directing.


For more information and application instructions, download the complete program description.