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 jcope@iscp-nyc.org.

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.

Student Event: Career Insights at the Met Museum

Ever wondered what it’s like to work in a museum? The Met Museum is hosting a free Career Insights event for students on Fri, October 26th, 5:30-8:30pm. Speak with staff from many different backgrounds about their jobs, and find out how to apply your skills toward a museum career. Meet with administrators, curators, conservators, educators, designers, photographers, scientists, writers, and more. Open to all undergraduate and graduate students; those at early stages of their studies are particularly encouraged to attend. Museum admission is included.

See more information and register for the event here!

Employment Opportunity: Visual Arts at Queens Community House

Queens Community House is a nonprofit that provides enrichment and community-building services to youth, families, and seniors, and they are seeking several Visual Arts Activity Specialists! Candidates will work with the Children and Youth division to develop and lead arts programming to provide an engaging and fun experience while conducting activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, practice and implementation.

For information on job responsibilities, candidate qualifications, and the application process, view or download the pdf below!

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