Working in the Cathedral of Berlin


There are currently no positions available.



Organ internship 

of Berlin (Cathedral of Berlin) regularly offers a six-month paid internship (currently € 350.- monthly) to service the historical Sauer organ (IV/113, 1905). Tasks include supporting the Cathedral organist, primarily during worship. Applicants should have completed studies of Church Music (A).
For more detailed information, please consult the Cathedral organist.


Cathedral organist Prof. Dr. Andreas Sieling

Internship educational plan:


Introduction to the Sauer organ of the Sermon Church of the Cathedral of Berlin
Introduction to the Schuke organ of the Baptismal and Matrimonial Chapel of the Cathedral of Berlin
Tour of the building
Introduction to the employees
Elaboration of the order of worship (midday and evening worship)
Elaboration of evensong format
Elaboration of Cathedral vespers format
Elaboration of Taize worship format
Preparation of worship, religious services, Cathedral vespers, and concerts
Introduction to choral accompaniment with particular attention to the acoustics of the church space
How do I structure a tour of the organ?
Application of the Intranet network
Calendar management
Setting the organ stops for organ works – beautifully, but efficiently
Appropriate marking of scores for organ stop assistants (when necessary)
On the use of the crescendo pedal (rollschweller)
Stage fright
Time management
How do I construct a reasonable concert program?
CD production and the milieu – what should be taken into account?
Cultivating repertoire
Introduction to the event management structure of the Cathedral of Berlin
Introduction to cultural management
Labeling/ identifying special concert formats
Introduction to sponsoring
Public relations: advertising – communication – press releases and discussions


Internship in the field of event management and/or administration

Duration: Preferably c. 3 months, starting date to be arranged.
Working hours: Full time, but flexible, according to the requirements of current projects. That can certainly include occasional evening and weekend duty, but this is compensated with corresponding free days.
Payment: These internships are, unfortunately, unpaid.

What do we expect?
Verbal, mental, and physical flexibility
Personal affinity to the church, art, and culture
Command of the German language
Survival level knowledge of English and computers

And how do we meet one another?
You send your individual application by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .



Voluntary activity

Are you looking for a fulfilling and interesting occupation for your free time? We are looking for volunteer workers, who help us with events, mailings, and many other tasks. If you can offer solidarity with the Protestant Church and a friendly demeanor, you are sincerely welcome to join our team. Please send a short biography by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , by fax: +49 (0)30 202 69 122, or by mail to Berliner Dom, Am Lustgarten, 10178 Berlin, Germany. Or come to our circle of volunteer workers (Link is not available in English translation:  Kreis Ehrenamtlicher Mitarbeiter! )