Internship - Casting - Resident Shows Division
Cirque du Soleil - Las Vegas NV

Internship Category: Paid

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  • Intern Position
    Preferred internship dates “� April 16 to July 6, 2018
    Cirque du Soleil is much more than just a show: it’s also you. At the centre of Cirque’s creative energy are talented people with a passion for challenging their own limits. Life at Cirque is about creating wonderment with colleagues of enlightening talent and to do so, at nothing less than the speed of light. Together, we work hard, juggle priorities, sometimes shift trajectories, always have loads of fun and, above all, dare to reinvent ourselves, to reach for and to meet new challenges.
    Your goal will be to gain the training and experience you will need to enter the exciting field of Casting for a production or theater company.
    As a Casting Intern, you will:
    � Develop skills in documentation & database management;
    � Support the casting team in logistics for auditions in Las Vegas, including general and specific auditions, the overall casting process and communication with candidates, how to treat new candidate applications, treatment of multimedia files, use of Salesforce CRM solution as well as gain knowledge about the operations of the production company;
    � Learn more about your field of study and your career goals while establishing a network of professional contacts, mentors, and references;
    � Gain insight into the key competencies, skills and work characteristics employers seek;
    � Follow all employee guidelines, policies and procedures as well as act in a professional manner;
    � Meet all mandatory assignments/projects and readings issued by your manager.

    Ideally, you will have:
    � Ability to work in the US without immigration sponsorship from Cirque du Soleil (NO EXCEPTIONS);
    � Studies in a degree program that relates to the internship;
    � The ability to participate the entire length of the internship program (12 weeks);
    � Ability to communicate in English;
    � Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet;
    � Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
    � The ability to work on weekends, nights and holidays as needed or required;
    � The ability to provide your own transportation and housing while participating in the in internship;
    � The ability to live or provide for your own means on $10.00 per hour pay rate.

    To be considered for this internship, you MUST meet all of the below requirements:
    � Ability to work in the US without immigration sponsorship from Cirque du Soleil; NO EXCEPTIONS
    � The ability to participate the entire length of the internship program (preferred dates of April 16 “� July 6, 2018 based on candidate availability);
    � Hold enough credits within your college or university to be classified as either a Junior or Senior;
    o Exception “� Current MFA or graduate program students also qualify.
    � The ability to receive college credit for the internship is appreciated;
    o Exception “� you may apply for an internship during the semester or quarter immediately following graduation only.
    � Have a 3.0 G.P.A (cumulative or within your degree program);

    � Application must include the following two components:
    o Resume containing relevant experience;
    o Essay requirement (MINIMUM 300 words): How would an internship with Cirque du Soleil help meet your future goals and what distinguishes you from other applicants?
    o RESUME AND ESSAY CAN BE SUBMITTED TOGETHER AS ONE DOCUMENT/PDF.SUBMISSIONS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE BOTH RESUME AND ESSAY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
    Intern Position
    Preferred internship dates “� April 16 to July 6, 2018
    Cirque du Soleil is much more than just a show: it’s also you. At the centre of Cirque’s creative energy are talented people with a passion for challenging their own limits. Life at Cirque is about creating wonderment with colleagues of enlightening talent and to do so, at nothing less than the speed of light. Together, we work hard, juggle priorities, sometimes shift trajectories, always have loads of fun and, above all, dare to reinvent ourselves, to reach for and to meet new challenges.
    Your goal will be to gain the training and experience you will need to enter the exciting field of Casting for a production or theater company.
    As a Casting Intern, you will:
    � Develop skills in documentation & database management;
    � Support the casting team in logistics for auditions in Las Vegas, including general and specific auditions, the overall casting process and communication with candidates, how to treat new candidate applications, treatment of multimedia files, use of Salesforce CRM solution as well as gain knowledge about the operations of the production company;
    � Learn more about your field of study and your career goals while establishing a network of professional contacts, mentors, and references;
    � Gain insight into the key competencies, skills and work characteristics employers seek;
    � Follow all employee guidelines, policies and procedures as well as act in a professional manner;
    � Meet all mandatory assignments/projects and readings issued by your manager.

    Ideally, you will have:
    � Ability to work in the US without immigration sponsorship from Cirque du Soleil (NO EXCEPTIONS);
    � Studies in a degree program that relates to the internship;
    � The ability to participate the entire length of the internship program (12 weeks);
    � Ability to communicate in English;
    � Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet;
    � Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
    � The ability to work on weekends, nights and holidays as needed or required;
    � The ability to provide your own transportation and housing while participating in the in internship;
    � The ability to live or provide for your own means on $10.00 per hour pay rate.

    To be considered for this internship, you MUST meet all of the below requirements:
    � Ability to work in the US without immigration sponsorship from Cirque du Soleil; NO EXCEPTIONS
    � The ability to participate the entire length of the internship program (preferred dates of April 16 “� July 6, 2018 based on candidate availability);
    � Hold enough credits within your college or university to be classified as either a Junior or Senior;
    o Exception “� Current MFA or graduate program students also qualify.
    � The ability to receive college credit for the internship is appreciated;
    o Exception “� you may apply for an internship during the semester or quarter immediately following graduation only.
    � Have a 3.0 G.P.A (cumulative or within your degree program);

    � Application must include the following two components:
    o Resume containing relevant experience;
    o Essay requirement (MINIMUM 300 words): How would an internship with Cirque du Soleil help meet your future goals and what distinguishes you from other applicants?
    o RESUME AND ESSAY CAN BE SUBMITTED TOGETHER AS ONE DOCUMENT/PDF.SUBMISSIONS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE BOTH RESUME AND ESSAY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
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