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The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.

Available Positions


Assistant Production Manager
Assistant Technical Director
Assistant to the Associate Artistic Director/Director of Public Theater Productions
Chief Financial Officer
Development Assistant, Leadership Giving
Development Associate, Individual GIving
Finance Associate, Payroll
Freelance (Part-Time) Audio Engineer- Joe's Pub at The Public
Freelance (Part-Time) Lighting Designer- Joe's Pub at The Public
Front Desk Attendant
Human Resources Assistant
IT Analyst
Lead Carpenter
Major Gifts Officer
Production Manager
Production Overhire
Public Relations Coordinator (Part-Time)
Public Relations Manager
Scene Shop Foreperson
Temporary Special Events Gala Assistant

Wardrobe Supervisors & Dressers
Web Developer


Bridging the gap between the classroom and the workplace, The Public Theater’s Internship Program provides undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate students the opportunity to gain experience working in the largest non-profit off-Broadway theater. Internships are available in a variety of departments, such as General Management, Production Management, Press, and Marketing.

Interns are invited to attend weekly meetings featuring speakers from all departments, a Building and History Tour, career development, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion seminars, and the opportunity for job-shadowing and mentoring. Interns can also receive tickets to Public Theater productions, subject to availability.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the contact listed with the desired department. In the subject line, please use the following format: “Intern Application for [season applying for: Fall 2019]”. You may apply for multiple internships, applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Available Positions


Mobile Unit Internships

Production Internships

Stage Management Internships