SCIP Internships

The Serving Communities Internship Program, SCIP, is a mutually beneficial opportunity for both non-profit/voluntary sector organizations and students. Chosen SCIP students will receive a $1000 bursary at the end of their internship.

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Production Assistant

This student will work closely with festival staff to ensure festival productions and venues run smoothly. Tasks include:

  • Update festival staff contact sheet;

  • Assist with venue set up and strike of the festival venues;

  • Work with the production manager (PM), technical director (TD), technicians, festival director, and festival manager to make sure events run smoothly and on-time;

  • Assist with show-flow for high-attendance events;

  • Under the direction of the TD and PM, create a binder and/or USB for future festival management;

  • Assist with sourcing, purchasing materials, pick up of materials for festival as required;

  • Install banners for bridges and outside of venues;

  • Work with technicians to build the theatre space, cabaret space and the gallery space(s);

  • Assist with setup, cleaning and strike of performance venues each day as needed

Start Date: January 2018

For full internship details and to apply, go to, register as a student, then search for SkirtsAfire under Browse Internships.