Cityscape of New York as seen on an art internship in NYC

Art Internships in New York

International art internships in New York are a chance to be immersed in one of the world’s foremost creative industries. From NYC fashion week to the best design schools in the country, the Big Apple has everything a young professional could ask for.

Participants of an NYC art internship will be exposed to the cutting edge of their industry, while building a strong network in one of the most competitive markets on the planet.

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Responsibilities at art internships in NYC may include:

  • Setting up art galleries

  • Collaborating with artists to create artworks

  • Promoting exhibitions and artists

  • Teaching art courses in schools and universities

  • Research & Marketing


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Young professional on an art internship in New York

Types of roles for New York art internships

Here are a few examples of roles that our art interns in NYC have taken on before:

  • Art Curator

    Art curators oversee the display, borrowing, and/or purchasing of artworks in a gallery. Interns will have the opportunity to present artworks to and conduct tours for guests, and liaise with art valuators and conservators to sell and maintain artworks.

  • Art Teacher/Lecturer

    Educating people about art, its history, and its influence on social, political, and economic culture, is essential to society. Interns will have the opportunity to shadow art educators and learn about art, often through research.

  • Designer

    Art designers craft artworks for print, web, social media, ad agencies, and publishers, using software such as the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator). Interns will have the opportunity to sharpen their software skills, explore their creativity and gain experience working on real-life projects.

  • Gallery Assistant

    Gallery assistants are responsible for promoting artworks and artists, as well as managing art exhibitions. Interns will have the opportunity to expand their network, be exposed to different forms of art, and sharpen their sales skills.

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Exploring an art gallery during an internship for art students in NYC

The art industry

As the creativity of artists is in constant evolution, so too is the art industry. If you have creative flair, are open to communicating with a diverse network of people, and are driven by the details, then internships in art in New York present the ideal opportunity for your professional and personal growth.


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Learn more about our art internships in New York

Art internships in New York allow interns to build an extensive portfolio in the creative heart of America, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Museum of Modern Art, New York City is brimming with creative genius. Probe your interests in photography, contemporary art, or graphic design, and work with innovative people and unique pieces. All of our international art internship participants are placed with top-tier organizations. Learn more about our New York internship program here.




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