SXSW Internships

South by Southwest offers a broad range of internships. Our focus is to provide a real-life learning experience within the organization, so that students are better prepared to seek employment after graduation.

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Internships That Are Currently Available:


Planning Event Coordinator Intern – Summer/Fall 2017

Role Description

The SXSW Planning Department deals with contracting, organizing, detailing and executing the various SXSW events throughout the year. From managing convention space to developing long-term strategies for growth and sustainability the planning department operates at the center of all things SXSW. The Event Planning Coordinator will assist with contracting, managing activations, transportation and logistics management, as well as the coordinating of production elements necessary for successful execution of our many conferences and events.

The Summer/Fall Event Coordinator Intern will be working extensively on the logistics and details of the Texas Tribune Festival as well as advance planning and contract work related to SXSW’s March conferences.

Software Development Team Intern

Role Description

The SXSW Tech Department is seeking an intern to assist in the support and maintenance of various software products including SXSW.com, SXSW Cart, SXSocial, SXSchedule, etc. The internship will focus on internal and external technical support, evaluation and testing of software, and general administrative duties.