Internships | Volunteer | Roulette Kids

Roulette offers a wide range of educational opportunities for children, high school and college-aged young adults.

For information about upcoming educational programs and opportunities, please contact Roulette at (917) 267-0368 or



Roulette offers hands-on internships for college students and recent graduates throughout the year. This unique opportunity provides working knowledge of a non-profit music venue with access to some of the world’s most exciting contemporary composers and musicians.

Roulette operates with a small staff and our interns will interact with all departments on a regular basis. Responsibilities will range from event production to press and public relations to administrative tasks. Intern candidates must possess a strong command of the English language, excellent communication and writing skills, as well the ability to work and function in a dynamic and creative environment.

Interns work a minimum of two days per week for a full trimester on a voluntary basis.  The internship may be used to fulfill academic credits or requirements. Unfortunately, Roulette is unable to provide intern candidates with visas or stipends.

Audio Engineering & Archiving
An immersive introduction into all aspects of audio engineering and recording with hands-on experience with live sound performances. Interns will assist the Production Manager and crew with set-up and breakdown of equipment, organizing inventory, and editing audio files for archival purposes. For interns interested in the historical origins of Roulette and experimental music, there are opportunities to work in audio archiving and database management. This position requires superior organizational skills and familiarity with computer-based audio programs.

Marketing & Communications
An internship with Roulette’s marketing department is an excellent opportunity to learn more about media relations, online communication, and graphic design. Interested applicants should have excellent writing and communication skills, as well as familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and social media + website platforms.

Non-Profit Administration
Non-Profit Administration interns gain insight into the administration of a non-profit music venue, which includes event production, outreach and community partnerships, as well as educational initiatives for Roulette Kids. Applicants should be enthusiastic about interacting with the public and engaging Roulette’s diverse audience. This position may require working some weekends and occasional weekends, as needed.

Development and Fundraising
This internship is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about the fundraising process, from cultivation to stewardship. This department requires interns who have experience or education in donor handling and research, membership, grants, and other aspects of non-profit development.

Video Production
Roulette TV is an on-going innovative video series that presents unique contemporary music in compelling and engaging performances. Interns selected to work with Roulette TV are involved in all aspects of the creative process of video production, from interviewing artists and composers to editing episodes. Candidates must have knowledge of video editing software.

Applications are due for the following terms:

Fall – (September-December)
Applications due by August 1st

Spring – (January-May)
Applications due by January 1st

Summer – (June-August)
Applications due by May 1st

*In special cases, applications are also considered on a rolling basis.

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Volunteer at Roulette

Roulette is committed to remaining accessible to all members of our community. Volunteer at Roulette and see shows for free!

All volunteers receive free admission and drink at Roulette events and gain a behind-the-scenes look into a world-class community of artists and performing arts professionals.

For more information about volunteering at Roulette, please email us at


Roulette Kids

Roulette Kids presents artists who push the imagination and revel in the wonderful world of sound and vision. Our program is a family-friendly, kid-approved programming series presented in collaboration with Face The Music, the country’s only youth ensemble dedicated to studying and performing music by living composers, that fosters enrichment, curiosity and wonder through music and the free-play of experimentation and creative interaction. Visit our calendar to learn about upcoming Roulette Kids performances.