Summer Intern- Scenic Technical Design and Engineering

Job #5994

Job Type Internship
Location New Windsor, New York
Field Scene Design and Technology
Post Date Feb 5, 2024
Salary $17 hr

PRG is the world’s leading provider of services and solutions in entertainment and live events. Every day, we turn the creative vision of our customers into production and technical reality, deepening their connection to their audiences.

What sets us apart are our people. No other company in our industry has such a deep and diverse bench of talent, working across theatre, TV, film, music, corporate events, equipment rental and more. With over 250 patents and registered trademarks, PRG is defined by innovation. And through our network of 38 offices spanning five continents, we can deliver for our customers anywhere around the globe.

Paid Internships at Production Resource Group are educational work experiences for individuals who wish to explore a career with PRG and/or develop hands-on knowledge and skill in the business of entertainment technology. PRG provides structured yet flexible programs where interns rotate through the various functions of a particular discipline, giving them a comprehensive overview of the different aspects of the field.

The internship program is 12 weeks. The Summer Program runs approximately *Mid to late May- Beg/Mid-August (*dates may vary)

Each Scenic Technical Design & Engineering intern will:

Draft & work on the constant stream of fabrication drawings required to build shows. Drafting could include everything from simple scenic elements to custom winch machines and automated effects with multiple axes of motion.
Assist with mechanical design, drafting of structural scenery, detailing drawings, researching materials and components for use in a design, and work on standardizing re-usable designs.
Shadow PRG staff and support the Scenic Technical Design & Engineering Department.
Get hands-on experience in the technical aspects and business aspects of our business.
Learn how our operations managers and supervisors manage the workflow, receive an in-depth understanding of each worker’s responsibilities.
Intern will have regular 1:1 meetings with their department supervisor, and regular check-ins with the Intern Coordinator.
*Intern may have option work at show site where PRG has installations such as live television, trade shows, corporate events and film productions (*not guaranteed)  


We are looking for applicants who are/have:

Experience in technical design, mechanical engineering, technical direction, and/or scenic carpentry.
Working knowledge in AutoCAD and/or Inventor required. Experience in VectorWorks, Sketchup, Rhino, SolidWorks is a plus.
Must be able to create drawings or finish drawings, assist with material take offs, organize drawing sets and other assignments related to Technical Design.
May perform other incidental tasks, as needed.
All applicants must be eligible to work in the country where the internship is located.
For internships in the US, students must pass a drug test prior to employment.
We are looking for applicants who match ANY of the following:

Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or higher-level degree program in technical theater or engineering college program.
Technology specializing in any of our disciplines or a complementary field or
Have received an appropriate degree within the past two years or
Have appropriate background in the entertainment technology industry
Physical demands

Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time