CCNY’s Internship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students as well as beginning professionals with practical hands-on experience in the non-profit arts field. We want our interns to work with us, not get us coffee. Participants in the program will be working on the various programs, exhibitions and events.


All interested individuals eighteen years of age and older are eligible to apply for an internship. Qualifications vary for each intern, and some positions may require college or graduate training and/or professional experience. We ask for a commitment of 1 day a week for a three-month period, and are able to offer academic credit as well as free hours in our digital lab. International candidates are encouraged to apply, but please note that we do not provide visas. This internship is non-paid.

Available Positions

This position will be involved with overall exhibition organization, design, installation problem solving, fabrication, and gallery maintenance. Interns will be working directly with the Executive Director to contact artists, coordinate shipping of artwork and assist in openings and conversations. Interns will obtain administrative and curatorial skills in organizing art exhibitions.

In this position interns will gain hands-on experience within the social media and blog world. In this position interns will be managing the CCNY Blog, Monthly Newsletter and ongoing communications through all social media outlets.

The Development Intern is responsible for assisting with all grants from government, foundation, and corporate sources and the Membership program. Interns will assist in researching prospective donors, program planning, Membership events, budgeting and solicitation for special projects, and grants writing.

Application Procedure

Interns must submit a cover letter, two contact references from professors and/or previous employers and a resume to

We are currently looking to recruit interns who are able to start immediately. Apply today!