Internship Opportunities: Year-Round Internships at ISCP

The ISCP is accepting internship applications year-round!

The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) supports the creative development of artists and curators, and promotes exchange through residencies and public programs. Housed in a former factory in Brooklyn, with 35 light-filled work studios and two galleries, ISCP is New York’s most comprehensive international visual arts residency program, founded in 1994. ISCP organizes exhibitions, events and offsite projects, which are free and open to all, sustaining a vibrant community of contemporary art practitioners and diverse audiences.

About the internships: ISCP interns engage in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of an international not-for-profit arts organization and gain invaluable experience while being introduced to a vast network of international art professionals. Due to ISCP’s small staff, interns play a critical role in the administration of ISCP’s overall program. Administrative internship are focused on programs, development, finance or communications. ISCP internships can provide a foundation in a variety of skills, and offer experience and contacts for future careers in the following professions: curator, artist, and arts administrator.

ISCP offers a stipend of $12 per day for transportation and lunch. All interns are invited to select monthly field trips and all public programs.

Qualifications: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, multitasking, reliability, team player, Mac proficiency (Word and Excel), basic Creative Suite knowledge a plus, experience with database systems (Salesforce a plus), strong organizational skills, interest in non-profit arts administration and contemporary art. Eligibility to work in the United States is required. Please note: candidates must be of junior-year college level or above to be considered. Serious inquiries only need apply.

Duration: Internships generally start in September, January, and June. All internships require a minimum commitment of 16 hours (2 days) per week, and a number of openings require a three or four day per week commitment, both for a minimum of four months.

How to apply: Prospective applicants please email cover letter (specifying area of interest and dates of availability) and resume to

Priority deadlines: January 31 for Winter/early Spring internships, February 28 for late Spring/Summer Internships, and August 1 for Fall/Winter internships.

The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ISCP does not discriminate due to age, sex, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law.

For more information about the ISCP and to view current and upcoming events, visit their website!

Internship Opportunity: Summer 2019 at the Corning Museum of Glass

The Education Department of the Corning Museum of Glass is pleased to announce an internship open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in assisting with museum interpretation related to the art, history, and science of glass. The internship provides an opportunity to study at the most comprehensive glass museum in the world, to have access to the library of record on glass, and to learn from top professionals in the field.

Download the doc below for the full details of the internship and information on how to apply!

Internship Opportunities: Summer 2019 at the Frick

The Education Department of The Frick Collection invites undergraduate students to apply for the following summer internship opportunities. These internships provide a superb opportunity for participating in many aspects of museum education work in a small, dynamic department.

Ayesha Bulchandani Undergraduate Education Internship

Two placements are available under this program. Although all undergraduate students are eligible for the Ayesha Bulchandani Internship Program, preference will be given to applicants who receive need-based financial aid from their college or university or submit a brief statement indicating financial need. The stipend award is $3,500. The application deadline is January 28, 2019.

Download the pdf for further details on this internship.

Arts Intern Program for Undergraduate Students at The Frick Collection – Education Department
One placement is available under this program. Applicants must be rising juniors or seniors attending a college or university within the five boroughs of New York City, or must have their permanent residence in New York City. In addition, the applicant’s Student Aid Report (SAR) must indicate an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5000 or less. The internship pays $15/hr., 28 hours per week. In addition, the intern will receive a $500 stipend upon completion of a final project. Applications for the Arts Intern program will be accepted on a rolling basis; the position is open until filled.

Download the pdf for further details on this internship.

Other internships are also available at the Frick for Summer 2019 – visit their page to view the full list!

Internship Opportunity: Summer and Long-term positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is currently accepting applications for summer and long-term internships. Both paid and unpaid internship opportunities are available to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, to explore museum careers and gain professional experience. The Met welcomes interns from all backgrounds, and has a wide range of internship placements in nearly forty museum departments. In addition to our ten-week summer internships, the museum is offering the following 2019-2020 long-term internships beginning in June:

  • Lifchez/Stronach Nine-Month Curatorial Internship
  • The Emily K. Rafferty Twelve-Month Internship in Museum Administration
  • The Tiffany and Co. Foundation Twelve-Month Curatorial Internship in American Decorative Arts
  • Twelve-Month Internship in the Digital Department
  • Twelve-Month Internship in Greek and Roman Art
  • Twelve-Month Access and Inclusion Education Internship

The deadline for the PAID summer and long-term internship application is January 27, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (EST). Applications for the UNPAID summer internship program are due on March 3, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (EST).  More information about the internship program, eligibility, and how to apply can be found on their website.

Employment Opportunity: Design for the Knight News

The Knight News, the Queens College student-run newspaper is looking for graphic designers to assist them in different areas of the paper. They are looking for:
(1) a graphic designer with excellent proficiency in ADOBE INDESIGN, to help with bi-weekly layouts on TUESDAYS
(2) a graphic and/or web designer to help with the restructuring/re-vamping of our website,
(3) a graphic designer to help us redesign our logo, and create one for our new photoblog: Humans of Queens College

Additional information: These positions will come with a recommendation letter endorsing your skills, help with adding the position onto your resume, meals/snacks, and more! It is a great opportunity to build your resume, with a position that works with you and your schedule (hours are 100% flexible with the exception of Tuesdays)!

If interested please email the following with your name, resume, and dates/times of availability to schedule a brief (15 minutes) interview:

Internship Opportunity: Museum Education at Corning Museum of Glass

The Corning Museum of Glass is pleased to announce an internship open to graduate students interested in participating in the Museum’s work toward creating a more Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive (DEI) environment, in support of the Museum’s mission and values. This internship is being sponsored by the Museum Education Department and will provide the intern with the opportunity to participate in educational planning, programming, and interpretation. The internship provides an opportunity to study at the most comprehensive glass museum in the world, to have access to the library of record on glass, to learn from top professionals in the field, and to contribute to valuable work to the growing field of DEI.
Learning/Training Opportunities
  • Organize programs and grassroots campaigns.
  • Gain an understanding of the importance of multiracial and intersectional coalition-building.
  • Gain an understanding of the importance and challenges of increasing the participation of people of color, women, transgender people, youth, and other underrepresented groups, in a museum.
  • Develop administrative skills that are applicable to entry-level employment.
  • Gain an understanding of museum education in a specialized art museum.
  • Experience interdisciplinary planning, programming, interpretation and evaluation in an institution dedicated to art, history, science, and technology.

Potential Activities

  • Actively participate on content and program development teams and in education department projects.
  • Conduct project-based research, including assisting with the administration of an organizational DEI audit.
  • Actively participate on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matrix Team.


  • The preferred candidate should be energetic, resourceful, and motivated. The individual must have excellent writing, research, and communication skills, attention to detail, ability to multitask, and a strong capacity to work independently.
  • Other qualifications include:
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate with diverse groups of people
    • Interest in becoming a museum educator
    • Strong emotional intelligence and organizational skills
    • Currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from, one of the following graduate degree programs: museum studies, women and gender studies, African American studies, art history, art education, museum education, nonprofit management, science, or another related program
    • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications

Additional Benefits

  • Monthly stipend of $2,000 for a duration of 2 months
  • 25% discount in Museum Shops and Café
  • Free admission to the museum for you and your guests
  • Opportunities to attend staff events and artist lectures
  • Assistance upon request with providing necessary documentation of your internship for your institution’s requirements for academic credit

Application Instructions
Send the following documents to prior to August 15, 2018:

  • Résumé
  • Letter of introduction explaining your current areas of study and interest in diversity, equity, and inclusion work in museums
  • Two sealed letters of recommendation or contact information (phone and email) for references.

Applicant Notification

  • All applications will be reviewed by our internship selection committee and notified of committee decisions.
  • Selected individuals may be asked to interview in person or over the phone.

Welcome back, students!

Greetings, Queens College Art students! Whether you’re a new student or returning for the umteenth time, we’re exciting to have you back and look forward to seeing your new work. We have a few news items and updates from over the summer in case you missed them!

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