Internship and Studio Assistant Programs

The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) accepts internship and studio assistant applications year-round.

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.

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.

Deadlines: November 1, 2018 for late Winter/early Spring internships, February 1, 2019 for late Spring/Summer internships, and July 1, 2019 for Fall/Winter internships.

Studio Assistantship Description: Undergraduate and graduate students benefit from this mentorship program in a wide variety of ways including becoming part of the ISCP community of professional international visual artists and curators. Studio Assistants work with individual artists in residence on research, production and administrative tasks. They benefit from gaining an insider’s view of a professional artist’s practice. Residents and assistants are matched based on interests and skills. ISCP resident practices range from performance to painting to multi-media. Assistants also attend select field trips and exclusive program opportunities to learn about international artist practice.

ISCP offers at stipend of $15 per day and $200 at completion.

Duration: Hours per week: 8 hours a week for 12 weeks. Weekend and weekdays are both possible.

Qualifications: Reliable and engaged a must. Skills in Creative Suite, Excel/Word, research and production are always helpful.

How to apply: Prospective applicants please email cover letter and resume/c.v. indicating interests and availability to jcope@iscp-nyc.org.

Deadline: Rolling. Openings are dependent on availability.

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.