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Jazz Power Initiative: Music Intern 2023-24

Description of Organization: Jazz Power Initiative is an uptown New York City based non-profit 501(c)3 organization specializing in jazz music and theater education for youth and adults and producing community concerts involving music and dance.   

Job Description: This paid internship will directly support music preparation and library management for all programs related to Jazz Power Initiative’s youth music education and community programs. The intern will work directly with Jazz Power Initiative’s co-founder and Managing and Artistic Director, Dr. Eli Yamin. This internship will give the intern a close up view of a thriving non profit company serving upper Manhattan and all the hats one wears when running such an organization. The intern will be involved primarily in music preparation activities, however, other opportunities will be available depending on strengths and interests of the intern and evolving needs of the organization.


  • Available for work 1x week in JPI’s uptown office and additional hours remotely as needed.
  • Available immediately through June, 2024.
  • Organized and self-motivated demonstrating problem solving and positive energy.
  • Knowledge of basic jazz arranging techniques, lead sheet preparation, transcription,  Finale notation software.
  • Additional fluency in office software such as Dropbox, MS Office and Google.
  • Having a passion for jazz music is preferred.


Report to Eli Yamin, Managing and Artistic Director

In person in office: One day a week on a regular basis. Other hours remotely and on site as needed. 6-12 hours/week.


Consultant position: $15-18/hr

All interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Managing and Artistic Director Eli Yamin email hidden; JavaScript is required and you will be contacted for an interview as needed.