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Internships

Let PRG help you raise the curtain on a terrific career in the business of show business and live events.  Internships give you a great insight into PRG. They help you find out if a career in event and entertainment technology is suited to you and give you an understanding of our business, our clients, our people and our culture.

Combined with the opportunity to gain real-world skills and experience, an internship at PRG enables you to explore the diverse aspects of our lighting, audio, video, scenic and sales and integration operation, as well as our finance, business management and corporate operations.

On an internship, you can expect to enjoy the same high level of attention we give all our staff including mentoring support and feedback from a seasoned professional.

You will be learning from day one, discovering what it is like to be part of a team and seeing which areas are best suited to your skills and aspirations.

Under the guidance of PRG’s professional staff, you are given experience in areas such as:

  • Operations
  • Configuration and maintenance of entertainment audio, lighting and video systems
  • Scenic fabrication and automation
  • Project management
  • Warehouse management – logistics and trafficking
  • Purchasing and materials scheduling
  • Business management
  • Asset Management
  • Finance and accounting
  • Legal
  • Strategic management
  • HR and recruiting
  • Sales and business development
  • Marketing and communications

Some Sample Internships including:

  • Lighting – In the PRG Lighting internship, in addition to operation tasks, your hands-on technical experience will include testing, repairing and maintaining equipment in the following departments: cable, dimmers, consoles, conventional and automated fixtures, rigging, special effects, and film/video.
  • Audio – In the PRG Audio internship, in addition to operations tasks, your hands-on technical experience will include testing, repairing, and maintaining equipment in the following departments: house PA cabinets and wedge monitors, house PA amplifier and monitor amplifier racks, speaker cabling, A/C distribution, control interface and signal distribution.
  • Video – In the PRG Video internship, in addition to operations tasks, your hands-on technical experience will include testing, repairing and maintaining Cameras, Video Switching, Playback, Media Servers, Projection and display equipment.
  • Scenic – The PRG Scenic internship is designed to give a student a well-rounded, hands on experience of how a show is executed through the different departments of a modern day scenic shop. Interns rotate through each department (Carpentry, Steel, Machine Shop, Art, Automation, Logistics, Project Management, Design) working alongside seasoned professionals which will guarantee an understanding of team work and how each department affects the final output of a project.
  • Other – We are always exploring different subjects for our interns, sometimes at the suggestion of the interns themselves. We have held internships in: Scenic Engineering and Design, Scenic Technology, Broadway Project Management, Lighting, Audio, Video, Accounting, CAD Drafting, Graphics, Project Coordination/Management, Staffing, HR, and Operations.

Many PRG internships are available during the summer months, plus there are opportunities throughout the year. They vary among PRG’s many US locations.

Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program or have recently received a degree in theater technology or a related program, or have a combination of education and experience appropriate to professional/technical development in technical theater or entertainment technology.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States

Please be prepared to send us a resume which describes your current studies, previous work experiences and desired internship discipline, location and dates of availability, plus the names and telephone numbers of three professional references.

Interested in Interning with PRG?

If you would like to be considered for an internship at PRG,   Our internships are run individually by each department within each local PRG office. Click here to find the contact information for your local PRG.