My time as an Applebaum Fellow has been full of excitement and enrichment. Community programs take immense coordination and care; not unlike an orchestra, each team member’s individual responsibility contributes to an incredibly salient force. ”

Maria French, Community & Learning Fellow, 2020

Applebaum Fellowships in partnership with Wayne State University

Wayne State University students interested in Applebaum Fellowships with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra may submit a cover letter and resume, with the position title in the subject line, to both and To learn more about the partnership and program please click here.

Priority consideration will be given to applicants who submit their materials by Tuesday, September 13, but all applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

The Fellowship begins Tuesday, September 27. 

Community and Learning – Detroit Strategy

Artistic Programming – Jazz and @ THE MAX — POSITION FILLED


Internship Opportunities

Candidates interested in Internship opportunities with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra may submit a resume and cover letter outlining their areas of interest to

The DSO recommends that all employees be vaccinated and boosted. For unvaccinated employees, testing and mask protocols apply for onsite work.