Information Technology Intern

Hennepin Theatre Trust, owner of the historic Orpheum, State, and Pantages Theatres, is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to arts-inspired community cultural development. We present a rich mix of live performances, create inspiring arts education experiences and advance a thriving downtown Minneapolis Cultural District. Our activities include presenting Broadway touring productions, concerts, comedy, speakers and other variety entertainment. We honor and inspire high school musical talent and critical review skills through our Spotlight Education program for high schools. We also create and operate unique projects like, Made Here, which puts art in vacant storefront windows.  Hennepin Theatre Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Information Technology Intern assists and supports the Technology and Facility Manager by providing onsite support for staff members and helping maintain our computer and VOIP network. The position is also responsible for documenting and recording best practices and creating job aides for IT-related project and department-specific processes.

In addition, the Information Technology Intern will learn the basics of Salesforce, a cloud-based CRM (Client Relationship Management) database, which provides a rich platform for managing an entire organization. The role helps maintain data integrity and accuracy, making changes to existing Salesforce applications, objects, and fields, and building new components as required.

This position is a part-time (10-12 hours/week), 12 month, paid internship designed to give college students real experience in office IT management and CRM database management in a nonprofit arts organization. It will also provide college students with real project experience.


IT & General

  • Provide general administrative support, including password resets, network patch changes, process documentation, research and data gathering.
  • Assist in the development and documentation of technology, telecommunications, and Salesforce-based processes best practices and job-aides.
  • Assist meeting preparation, such as preparing reports, agendas, scheduling and other meeting logistics.
  • Accompany team members at special external meetings with third party consultants as available.


  • Learn Salesforce administration in a real environment
  • Assist Technology and Facility Manager in executing IT and Salesforce-related projects
  • Assist in maintaining the integrity and health of our Salesforce Data
  • Assists in general Salesforce Admin tasks such as adding fields, page layouts and reports & dashboards.
  • Maintains and develops the library of technical help sheets for Salesforce-related Trust processes.
  • Assists in adjusting the Trust’s Salesforce instance ahead of the transition to Lightning Experience and use of the Mobile App.
  • Maintains and updates FormAssembly forms.



  • Junior or senior in college, with an IT or database focus
  • Entry level position – no experience required



  • Junior or senior in college, with an IT or database focus
  • Entry level position – no experience required


  • Familiarity with MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (email and calendaring)
  • Familiarity with standard computer equipment and basic computer applications/programs
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good verbal and written communications
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to meet deadline
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knows when to ask questions and seek help
  • Customer service-driven 

Physical and Schedule Requirements

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the assigned and essential functions

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required. All employees are responsible for following applicable Hennepin Theatre Trust policies and procedures. Hennepin Theatre Trust provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.