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ISCP is now accepting applications for the Spring 2024 Internship program.
Internship Description: 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.
•Communications: Individuals interested in marketing, social media management and photography will excel in this internship. The intern works closely with the Communications Associate to assist in the development and execution of ISCP’s marketing and communications strategy. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to assisting with social media management and content creation, photographing artists, curators and public programs, creating promotional assets for ISCP’s programming, conducting press research for current and upcoming exhibitions, and maintaining the administration of the communications department. Photography experience is preferred but not required. Tuesdays afternoon availability is required.
•Fundraising – grants and campaigns: Fundraising is a skill that is useful for anyone interested in a future in arts administration and philanthropy in general. The intern builds research skills, assists in the development of proposals and reports to foundations and government funders. The intern also helps prepare materials and data in preparation for cultivation and prospecting. Strong writing and research skills are required. Experience with development-related duties is preferred.
•Operations: Individuals with an interest in arts administration will excel in this position. The intern will work closely with the Director of Finance and Operations to streamline all of the organization’s operations, gaining valuable insight into the inner workings of a New York City-based arts non-profit. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with financial projects and ISCP’s financial audit, facilitating communications with artists and curators in residency, sponsors, and donors, assisting with facility management coordination, maintaining ISCP’s donor database, and implementing new IT systems.
•Facilities: Applicants interested in art installation, fabrication, and art handling may consider this role. The facilities intern will learn about the physical upkeep of galleries and studio spaces, framing, packing, and shipping art; as well as assisting curators and artists in putting their exhibition plans into action. This can be a physically demanding job. Familiarity with basic hand tools like drills and saws is a plus.
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. Candidates can be high school students, college students and recent graduates. Serious inquiries only need apply.
Duration: The Spring 2024 internship has a start date of January. All internships require a minimum commitment of 16 hours (2 days) per week both for a minimum of three months. ISCP regular office hours are Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm.
Compensation: ISCP offers a monthly stipend of $400. 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. Interns are invited to be a part of ISCP’s community by attending field trips, staff meetings and public events.
How to apply:
Submit resume and cover letter to Maria Mora Martinez in this Google Form: https://forms.gle/ZtBNSfnVe5Bffxv57
For inquiries please email Maria Mora Martinez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: EXTENDED! December 7, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
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.