Employment & Auditions


Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra is looking to hire a rising high school junior or senior as a summer intern interested in pursuing an academic and professional career in marketing, communications, public relations, or event management. This paid intern(s) will report to, and be responsible for assisting the Marketing, Communications, and Event Coordinator in day to day operations and will help plan for future concerts and events.

The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated student with excellent multitasking and organization skills. They will be encouraged to simultaneously take on exciting projects as an added benefit to their future work aspirations.

IPO’s office is located in Park Forest, IL. Recognizing the ongoing situation surrounding COVID-19, training and work assignments will be performed remotely.

Interested persons should email a resume and letter of interest, with the subject line “Summer Intern Program” to Mary Kate Luzzo, Marketing, Communications, and Events Coordinator: mluzzo@ipomusic.org. The deadline for submissions is Sunday, May 31, 2020.

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summer Intern Job Description 

Due to the continuing circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, IPO has made the determination to cancel ALL auditions for May, 2020. Learn more and check the latest concert updates.

For any further inquiries, please contact Jeff Schweitzer at personnel@ipomusic.org.

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