Employment & Internships


2024-2025 Canton Youth Symphonies Assistant- View Position Description HEREApplications are accepted until August 1, or when the position is filled. Please submit a resume and cover letter to Caroline Eberhard at ceberhard@cantonsymphony.org.

Helps with the management of the Canton Youth Symphonies program by assisting during rehearsals, professional development events, and other student events. Required attendance at CYS rehearsals; Mondays, 5-8:30pm and Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm. Other hours as needed.

    • Take attendance at all rehearsals including the Canton Youth Strings, Canton Youth Symphony, and Canton Youth Symphony Advanced Orchestra. Update and track student forms.
    • Attend all rehearsals and assist Conductors and Manager of Education as needed.
    • Assist with set-up of rehearsals and on-site at all CYS concerts.
    • Distribute music to students and make copies as needed. Transposition skills are a plus.
    • Answer student questions about instrument technique and other musical questions.
    • Create and implement student professional development sessions with Manager of Education.
    • Help brainstorm and organize other learning opportunities for students including field trips, performance opportunities, chamber music, etc.
    • Coach chamber groups and play in an ensemble as needed.
    • Assist with recruitment and create new strategies as needed.

With questions about future opportunities, email President & CEO, Rachel Hagemeier, at rhagemeier@cantonsymphony.org.


Community Engagement & Education Intern- Applications are accepted until due date, or when the position is filled.

View Fall 2024 Internship Description HERE, Due August 1, 2024

View Spring 2025 Internship Description HERE, Due December 1, 2024

    • Assists with implementation and creation of educational and community programs.
    • Will work with the Manager of Education and Community Engagement to execute programming for the 2024-2025 season, plan for the 2025-2026 season and create new ideas for the education and community engagement department.
    • Primarily remote internship with possibility for in-person experience and some in-person requirements. Ideal for students. 5-15 hours per week with a flexible schedule.

With questions about future opportunities, email Manager of Education and Community Engagement, Caroline Eberhard, at ceberhard@cantonsymphony.org