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Hopkins Center Fellows Program

Hopkins Center Fellows Program

The Hopkins Center (Hop) Fellows Program will allow Dartmouth students to explore the field of arts management. Fellows will be given the chance to grow as leaders by taking on real world responsibilities in various departments while learning from Hop staff.

“Interning at the Hop was one of the most significant experiences I had at Dartmouth. The skills I learned and the relationships that this internship fostered have direct ties to my current job at a performing arts center.” Emily Neely ’17

“My internship within the Hopkins Center exposed me to the niche occupation of arts administration and advertisement, while providing me with the skills to pursue a non-linear creative career path.” Hollye Swinehart ’18

Fellowship Tracks:

  • Curatorial : Assists Hop leadership with programming initiatives (this position has been filled)
  • Education: Outreach & Arts Education (this position has been filled) and START (this position has been filled)
  • Management: Operations (Front of House & Production) (closed), and Film (this position has been filled)
  • Marketing: Social Media and Student Engagement (this position has been filled)
  • Workshops: Jewelry (this position has been filled)

Fellowship Components:

  • Professional Development – Be embedded in a Hop department based on an assigned track
  • Weekly Lunches – Attend weekly lunch meetings with other fellows to hear from arts and arts administration experts
  • Leadership Development – Plan, produce, and sponsor arts focused social events to engage Hop student employees and Dartmouth students at large in learning more about the Hop’s and Dartmouth’s arts offerings
  • Content Marketing – Contribute to the Hop’s blog and social media platforms at least once every two weeks
  • Hop Ambassadors – Be ambassadors of the Hop’s programs
  • Professional Engagement – Network with arts professionals and VIPs on and off campus
  • Capstone Trip – Experience the arts in New York City


  • Must be a junior or senior Dartmouth student who is interested in arts administration.
  • Must be on campus during the fall, winter, and spring trimesters and able to work all three consecutive terms.


  • Fellows are paid $11 per hour for eight to twelve hours per week. Two hours are designated for group responsibilities.



The Hop is no longer accepting applications for the 2018/2019 school year. The Hop will start accepting applications for the 2019/2020 school year during Spring Term 2019.

For questions about the Hopkins Center Fellows Program, contact Brandea Turner, fellowship supervisor.