Intern in the literary office of Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, R.I. Princeton major: English, with a certificate in theater.
What she does: Gandler reads and reviews scripts, looking for those that the company might want to produce. She writes articles for the company’s quarterly magazine and for audience study guides posted on Trinity’s website, and conducts research for and provides creative feedback to playwrights and directors. Through the company’s education program, Gandler teaches after-school classes on playwriting and acting for middle-school and high-school students.
What she likes: “I love the fact that I’m getting to read and analyze and write about and talk about plays,” says Gandler, whose internship ends in June. “In this specific position, there is so much variety. So I don’t feel like I’m just sitting at my desk doing one thing all day.”
Her dream job: She would like to be a literary manager of a theater company. She interned in the general-management office at Manhattan Theatre Club her first year out of college.