Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Graduate Internship – Costume

Contract: Full-time, Fixed-term for 12 months

Salary: £10.18 to £10.42 per hour as per National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates for the duration of the contract.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a forward thinking, contemporary and world-class Higher Education Institution with a vision to redefine the conservatoire for the 21st century. At the leading edge of music and dance training, it provides specialist education of the highest quality, which reflects the increasingly collaborative world of artistic practice and supports the lifelong career development of students and professional performing artists.

We are offering an excellent training opportunity for a graduate interested in pursuing a career in costume for performance. Our Graduate Internship programme enables graduates to gain vital professional understanding of an arts organisation alongside valuable developmental opportunities. You will gain relevant hands-on experience through working with established professionals in this busy and exciting role, within one of the most diverse and vibrant educational and cultural organisations in the world.

You will be a creative, highly organised individual with high-level skills in costume design and realisation.

You will provide day-to-day support to staff and students engaged on various costume projects and will also design and produce costumes for new performance works.

You will be involved in the purchasing of materials and equipment, the control of costume stock and the supervision of students. Excellent sewing, communication and organisational skills are essential.

You should have a degree in Costume, a willingness to learn, a keen interest in the arts, particularly dance, and be able to demonstrate artistic flair and initiative.

As an equal opportunity employer, we positively encourage applications from suitably     qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

If you think this might be just the job for you, please register an account with our eRecruitment system (or login if you have an account) and complete an online application form using the following link

Please note all applications submitted will be shortlisted anonymously by our recruiting panel, so please ensure that your name and personal details are not included to your supporting statement, otherwise we will not be able to consider your application.

Closing Date: 23:59 hours BST, Friday 30th June 2023 (No Agencies)

Interview Date: Friday 21st July 2023. 

For any queries about this position that are not covered in the job pack, please email Katerina Filosofopoulou, Talent Resourcing and Organisational Development Officer on

All of our taught programmes are validated by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.  Research degrees are validated by City, University of London.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales Company No. 51090. Registered Charity No. 309998.