Seeking Project-Based Exhibition Intern

For this focused, project-based internship, IPCNY is seeking a recent college graduate, graduate student, or postgraduate to work directly with our Exhibition and Curatorial Manager in preparing for our spring exhibition 3-4 days per week from late January or early February to May 2019. This role will provide experience in exhibitions administration duties specifically in regards to: timeline, budgeting, registrar, shipping, and checklist formation.

Working with a small staff in an open office environment attached to an exhibition space, interns gain valuable insight and hands-on experience with all aspects of IPCNY programming. Internships are unpaid but come with a $50 daily stipend; school credit may be arranged through the student’s school.

Responsibilities

  • Working directly with IPCNY’s Exhibition & Curatorial Manager to realize all aspects of the spring exhibition

  • Organizing exhibition images and label information and creating exhibition checklists

  • Site visits to Brooklyn print publishers and workshops

  • Some art handling

  • All interns assist with general administrative duties

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and inDesign

  • Strong written and oral communication, organization, and research skills

  • Applicants with with background in art history, arts administration, museum studies, and fine arts programs preferred

  • Knowledge of Brooklyn-based print publishers and workshops appreciated, but not required

How to apply:

Please email a resume, cover letter, and one to two references with the subject line Project-Based Intern Application to contact@ipcny.org and copy ljmcnerney@ipcny.org by Tuesday, January 22. Applicants will be interviewed over the phone or in person. Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Applicants not accepted for the project-based internship will be considered for IPCNY’s general internships.