Summer 2019 Internships

Art21 is now accepting applications for our summer 2019 internship program!

Internships at Art21 offer individuals a unique opportunity to learn about contemporary art, documentary video production, public programs, and arts administration. Interns are an important part of the Art21 office community and are given exposure to all aspects of the organization.

All applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills, general research and office skills, be detail-oriented, and possess an interest in contemporary art and/or film and television. Applicants should also have the ability to think creatively and implement new ideas and strategies. We encourage undergraduate, graduate and very recent graduates to apply. International applicants are considered, but must make their own visa, travel, and accommodation arrangements.

For their participation, Art21 offers a small stipend. Interns are required to commit at least two days every week.

Summer 2019 Internships

Arts Administration/Curatorial Intern

The Arts Administration/Curatorial Internship will run from June 10 to September 5. The deadline to apply is May 28, 2019.

Art21’s Arts Administration/Curatorial intern will have the opportunity to work closely with the Executive Director and Curatorial Assistant on curatorial research projects, as well as general administrative work for the organization. Intern will aid in artist research and assembly of materials on existing Art21 artists and prospective artists. In additional to research projects, interns will assist in overall the overall functioning of the organization, through planning and support of public programs, research and communications around film licensing opportunities, and general office administration.

Applicants should have a high attention to detail and be organized, motivated, and self-directed. Strong writing and research skills are helpful.

Required skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent people skills
  • Self-directed research skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work to a deadline
  • Experience with Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, and Slides) or equivalent word processing software

To Apply: Please email resume with cover letter to danielle [at], with the subject line “Summer 2019 Arts Administration/Curatorial Intern”.

All resumes should be submitted as PDFs, saved using the following filing naming template: “Your Last Name, Your First Name_Resume”.

All cover letters should be submitted as PDFs, saved using the following filing naming template: “Your Last Name, Your First Name_Cover Letter”.