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Spring 2018 Internship Program - Chicago

As the visionaries behind Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, Colossal Clusterfest, and Lost Lake, the Superfly team is a creative and dedicated group of storytellers, content creators, strategists, and experience builders. Our Superfly Internship Program provides an invaluable hands-on experience for those who want to work alongside a passionate group in a creative, fast-paced, and innovative atmosphere. Forget about coffee runs -- our interns learn the ins and outs of business development, influencer marketing, sponsorship, communications, brand marketing, programming, and more.

The Spring internship cycle takes place from January - June 2018.

About our Internship Program:

This is an unpaid educational internship. As an intern, you’ll gain experience unparalleled in the classroom. We provide interns with the opportunity to learn and develop new skills while gaining a deeper understanding of concepts through hands-on application. Working closely with their supervisor, interns explore their career field of interest, acquire new skills, and develop transferrable skills.

Each intern reports to a Superfly employee who provides hands-on training, oversight, and mentorship. Your internship benefits include gaining experience unparalleled in the classroom, exploration in a career field of interest, acquiring new skills and developing transferable skills for resume building, and establishing vital career networks and mentors.

*Each student must be eligible to receive college credit for any internship at Superfly*

As a Superfly intern, you'll learn and be a part of:

  • Participating in brainstorms and team collaborations
  • Researching the web and publications for relevant news to share with the team
  • Organizing and archiving files, footage and Superfly contacts
  • Attending meetings and distributing notes to different teams
  • Working with database managers to ensure data input accuracy
  • Assisting with administrative tasks for all departments

Your strengths/experience/interests include:

  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • Strong writing skills (creative & technical)
  • Willingness to take on a full range of tasks; ability to multi-task
  • Proactive and curious, and you love to learn
  • You enjoy research and problem solving
  • Proficiency in Google Apps (especially Google Drive) and Microsoft Office
  • Interest in a career within the entertainment/event/marketing industries

Our Spring 2018 Internships will include opportunities on the following teams in Chicago:

Design - Our Design team leads creative conception and production of graphic design, experience/interaction design, and brand identity for our music festivals and client projects. Candidates should be enrolled, or majoring, in a Graphic Design program. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator is required and a passion for contemporary design, typography and illustration is a plus! For a sample of our design team's work, follow this link:

Social Media - Our Social Media team delivers social programs on behalf of Superfly’s clients and manages social communities across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+. Interns will have the opportunity to engage in brand canvassing activities to strategize on building client’s social media following. A background in digital, social or content marketing and a passion for marketing is a plus!

Technology - Our Technology intern will support in the execution of all Technology and Digital Marketing efforts for Superfly’s festival properties. We’re seeking a web savvy individual who is in-the-know when it comes to current technology, ideally with a good eye for design and strong user experience. Our ideal candidate is working towards a Bachelor’s degree with a focus in web design and development, communications, or marketing. Bonus points if you have a fundamental knowledge of HTML & CSS, digital design skills, proficiency using core Adobe Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator, and experience with Google Analytics.

Please indicate the team(s) you're interested in applying to intern with when you submit your application.

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