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American Composers Orchestra
240 West 35th Street, Suite 405
New York, NY 10001

The American Composers Orchestra (ACO) is the only orchestra in the world dedicated to the creation, performance, preservation and promulgation of music by American composers. ACO offers internships in several departments including Development, Marketing and Production.
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American Folk Art Museum
2 Lincoln Square
(Columbus Avenue between 65th and 66th Streets)
New York, NY 10023

The American Folk Art Museum offers unpaid internships to college and university students, graduate students and emerging professionals interested in museum careers. The museum also offers sumer internships through ARTSIntern
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The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192

The American Museum of Natural history offers customized, unpaid, and supervised internships in a variety of programs throughout the year, including the Museum Education and Employment Program (MEEP) and Public Programs / Margaret Mead Film Festival Internship.
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The Anne Frank Center USA
44 Park Place
New York, NY 10007

The Anne Frank Center coordinates internships with students based on the needs of the student and their school. Internships are available in many departments including in the public gallery and exhibition center in Tribeca.
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Aperture Foundation
547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001

The Stevan A. Baron Work Scholar Program at the Aperture Foundation offers interns an opportunity to engage in Aperture’s programs and contribute to the editing, design, production, circulation, sales and marketing of their photography publication, the development of traveling exhibitions, the creation of web content, and all other business operations.
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Art in America Magazine

Art in America Magazine periodically offers internship opportunities to students.
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Art in General
79 Walker Street
New York, NY 10031

Interns are an integral part of Art in General. With their assistance, the organization is able to accomplist its goals and realize its mission. Internships are available in several programs and departments.
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The ARTSIntern program places college undergraduates from diverse cultural backgrounds in paid summer internships at New York City museums.
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Battery Dance
380 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10013

Battery Dance provides internships for students interested in experiencing the gamut of experiences that constitute the field of non-profit performing arts management and the role that dance plays in society. The Battery Dance Internship Program seeks to engage the unique skills and interests of each individual in addition to helping students develop an aptitude for new and unfamiliar skills.
Learn more here.

BRIC Arts Media House
647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

BRIC offers internships throughout the year in various departments including: Contemporary Art, Celebrate Brooklyn! and the Performing Arts Festival.
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Broadway Asia International (BAI), an international producing and general management firm founded by Tony Award-winning producers Marc Routh and Simone Genatt. BAI is currently accepting internship applications for an intern to assist the Senior General Manager for FALL 2016.
See full internship description here.

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The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10456

The Bronx Museum of the Arts offers a variey of internships throughout the year throughout several departments.Learn More Here

APPLY NOW:  Click here for a listing of available positions. 

Bronx River Art Center
2064 Boston Road
Bronx, NY 10460

Interns at the Bronx River Arts Center assist the Executive Directior, the Education Director, the Gallery Director, Staff and Teachers in all projects at the center including teaching preparation and classroom instrution, administrative tasksts and exhibition installations.
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Brooklyn Children’s Museum
145 Brooklyn Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11213

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum offers a variety of internships in several departments and in collaboration with ARTSIntern.
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Chamber Music America
12 West 32nd Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001-3813

Chamber Music America (CMA) is the national service organization for ensemble music professionals. CMA serves the national ensemble music community by providing access to an array of professional resources and benefits, professional development seminars, grants and awards, and-through its National COnfrence and interactive website- opportunities to connect with musicians, presenters, managers and other chamber music professionals across the country. CMA frequenly offers internship opportunities to qualified students.
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Children’s Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton Street
New York, NY 10017

The Children’s Museum of the Arts offers a variety of internship opportunities for qualified undergraduates, recent graduates and graduate students who are pursuing careers in the arts and museum fields.
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The Cloisters
99 Margaret Corbin Drive
New York, NY 10040

The Cloisters Museum and Gardens, the branch of the Metropolitan Musem of Art devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe, awards a nine-week internship each summer to eight college students who are interested in art and museum careers.
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Clubbed Thumb
440 Lafayette Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10003

Clubbed Thumb commissions, develops and produces funny, strange and provocative new plays by living American writers. Clubbed Thumb seeks production interns for its Annual Summerworks Festival. The festival features three fully produced new American plays, as well as a number of ancillary activities and events. Rehearsals begin as early as April 15th and performances run approximately May 19th – July 2nd at The Wild Project in New York City’s East Village.
Learn more and apply here.

Creative Capital
15 Maiden Lane, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10038

Creative Capital is a New York-based organization that supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel and career development services. The Creative Capital internship program is an opportunity to receive practical arts administration training for individuals interested in pursuing careers in the arts. Internships are paid.
Learn more here.

Creative Time
59 East 4th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10003 

Creative Time offers internship positions across all departments, including Marking & Communications, Developing, Programming, Executive & Operations, and Global Initatives. Besides gaining hands-on experience producing projects, developing research and contributing to organizational goals, interns will also participate in both internal and external planning meetings, attend staff presentations, and travel to local cultural institutions for behind-the-scenes tours.

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Disney Professional Internships

The mission of The Walt Disney Company is to be one of the world’s leading producers and providers of entertainment and information. Imagine working side-by-side with industry leaders in your field of study. Imagine building upon the skills you’ve learned in the classroom within a family of legendary brands passionate about creating world-class experiences on a global scale. Now, imagine yourself in a paid Disney Professional Internship.
Search for available positions here. 

Dramatists Guild of America
1501 Broadway, Suite 701
New York, NY 10036

The Dramatists Guild of America was established over eighty years ago, and is the only professional association which advances the interests of playwrights, composers and lyricists. Drmatists Guild seeks interns to work in the areas of membership, education, publications, and creative affairs. They have a strong interest in playwrights working as interns, though any artists interested in theatre is welcome to apply. Internships are ongoing and applications are accepted at any time. See full internship listing here.

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter to Rebecca Stump, Director of Member Services at


34 35th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232

Eyebeam provides unpaid internship opportunities as a part of the educational component of their mission. Eyebeam will work with educational institutions to provide academic credit when appropriate.
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Feminist Press
365 5th Avenue #5406
New York, NY 10016

The Feminist Press is an educational nonprofit organization founded to advance women’s rights and amplify feminist perspectives. FP publishes classic and new writing from around the world, creates cutting-edge programs, and elevates silenced and marginalized voices in order to support personal transformation and social justice for all people.
Interns will work closely with mentors in one of the following departments: Editorial, Publicity/Marketing, and Development.

Learn more here. 

First Look Media
114 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10011

First Look Media is built on the belief that freedom of expression and of the press, and fiercely independent perspectives, are vital to a healthy democracy and a vibrant culture. First Look’s entertainment business supports the work of our nonprofit side, which is home to The Intercept, dedicated to fearless, adversarial journalism; Field of Vision, the filmmaker-driven documentary unit; and The Press Freedom Litigation Fund, supporting journalists, filmmakers and others to combat actions that restrict press freedoms and impede access to information of public concern.

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Foresight Theatrical
1650 Broadway, Suite 800
New York, NY 10019

Foresight Theatrical is an industry leader in general management services for Broadway and touring productions. Foresight has managed some of the most famous shows of all time, including Les MisérablesSpider-Man: Turn Off The Darkand the longest-running production in Broadway history, The Phantom of the Opera.

Applicants for summer internship should be detailed oriented and able to handle a variety of projects simultaneously.  Computer skills and proficiency in Word and Excel is required.   The position is a full time, paid internship from May through August.  Please send a resume and cover letter via email to

Frances Goldin Literary Agency, Inc.
214 West 29th Street, Suite 410
New York, NY 10001

The Frances Goldin Literary Agency is one of New York’s premier boutique literary agencies, representing over 150 best-selling and award-winning journalists, novelists, activists, graphic artists, poets and scholars across a wide range of genres.
Contact Nina Cochran at to inquire about current internships.

Free Arts NYC offers unpaid internships in the spring, summer and fall to undergraduate and graduate students. Free Arts is happy to work with students earning credit.
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full circle post nyc
135 West 20th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10011 

Located in historic Chelsea, one of New York City’s most vibrant and inspiring neighborhoods, full circle post nyc has been a mainstay in the post production industry for nearly 20 years. We have served a diverse range of clients in all areas of media including film, television, radio, web, print, commercial, public relations, marketing, education and the independent community, both nationwide and internationally.
Contact to inquire about internship opportunities. 



Harlem Stage
150 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031 

Harlem Stage is a performing arts center that celebrates and perpetuates the unique and diverse artistic legacy of Harlem and the indelible impression it has made on American culture. They proide opportunity, commissioning and support for artists of color, make performance accessible to all audiences, and introduce children to the rich diversity, excitement and inspiration of the performing arts.

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Haven SBX
128 Alexander Avenue
Bronx, NY
, 10454

Haven SBX is a community based arts center and gallery in the South Bronx founded by Barry Kostrinsky

Learn more here.
Contact Barry Kostrinsky by to inquire about internships.


Indo-American Arts Council
517 East 87th Street, #1
New York, NY 10128

The Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC) is a not-for-profit, secular service and resource arts organization charged with the mission of promoting and building the awareness, creation, production, exhibition, publication and performance of Indian and cross-cultural art forms in North America. Internship opportunities are available for: Erasing Borders: Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora; Erasing Borders: Festival of Indian Dance; Playwrights Festival and theatrical productions; New York Indian Film Festival; IAAC Literary Festival; IAAC Music Concerts.
Learn more here.


Jazz at Lincoln Center
3 Columbus Circle, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall
Broadway at 60th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Jazz at Lincoln Center is dedicated to inspiring and growing audiences for jazz. From joyous performances by the JALC Orchestra to innovative educational programs, we showcase jazz in the broadest of contexts through concerts, ballets, public dances, on film, parade, and riverboat; in classrooms, parks, nightclubs and churches; for broadcast, recording, printed page, and Internet. Internships at Jazz at Lincoln Center provide undergraduate and graduate students with first-hand professional experience in a non-profit, performing arts organization.
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Jonathan Slaff & Associates
55 Perry Street Apartment 1m
New York, NY 10014

Jonathan Slaff & Associates performs media relations and audience development services. Clients include cultural institutions, professional theater and dance companies, fundraising and civic events, government agencies, NGOs and self-producing artists of various kinds, primarily in New York City and vicinity.

To Apply: Please send writing sample and resume to:
See full internship listing here.


Korean Culture Service
460 Park Avenue, #601
New York, NY 10022

The Koran Cultural Service New York is a govenment institution that promotes Korean cultura and aesthetics in New York. Internships are offered to undergraduate students, graduate students or recent graduates.
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Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion

Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion is currently seeking interns to support AIM’s staff and Company of dancers during the 2015-2016 touring season. Candidates must possess strong communication, writing, and computer skills and must be detail-oriented and organized. Applicants should have an interest in arts administration. All interns will be exposed to the daily functions of running a dance company.
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Manhattan Neighborhood Network
537 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019

El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center
175 East 104th Street
New York, NY 10029 

 Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) is Manhattan’s free, public access cable network. They operate two media production and education facilities in Manhattan and run five cablecast channels reaching over 600,000 cable subscribers in the borough.
The Youth Media Center housed at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse has a mission to develop the next generation of media makers and critical thinkers. Their internship offers a great opportunity for individuals looking to gain knowledge in alternative media, promote content and services for NYC youth, learning the ins and outs of a production and post-production facility and build a personal media portfolio.
Learn more here 

Manhattan Theatre Club
311 West 43rd Street, #9
New York, NY 10036

The Paul A. Kaplan Theatre Management Program at MTC is an intensive internship that provides a unique opportunity to learn about producing not-for-profit theatre both on and off-Broadway. The internship is designed to be a springboard to full-time employment. To that end, interns are assigned projects and responsibilities that are vital to the day-to-day running of the company.

Learn more here.

Market Road Films
232 3rd Street, Studio B401
Brooklyn, NY 11215 

Market Road Films is a New York-based, independent production company founded in 2003 by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and Emmy Award-winning film director Tony Gerber. The company’s mission is to bring evocative storytelling to unusual and otherwise untold stories.

Contact to inquire about current internships available.

Prelude to Performance is a six-week intensive training program for young singers that takes place every summer at Hunter College. Hunter students often intern with the Martina Arroyo Foundation during this program.
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Marquee Merchandise is a full-service merchandising operation. The company was established in 2006 by Matt Murphy to provide quality merchandising services for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and touring theatrical productions. The company frequently offers internships.
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MCC Theater
231 West 29th Street #303
New York, NY 10001

MCC Theater interns gain a broad perspective on the day-to-day work environment of a non-profit Off-Broadway theater company, as well as a detailed understanding of how their specific department operates.
Internships are available in the following departments: General Management, Artistic, Literary, Development, Institutional Giving, Marketing, Education & Outreach

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The Metropolitan Opera Guild
70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10023-6593

Click here to view internships at the Metropolitan Opera and Opera News

Movement Research
55 Avenue C
New York, NY 10009

The Intern Program at Movement Research enables artists to learn valuable administrative skills, assist MR staff, and attend workshops and classes for free. Internships are offered for dancers of all levels ages 18 and up.
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NACL Theatre
110 Highland Lake Road
Highland Lake, NY 12743

NACL offers young professionals and students of theatre internships in all aspects of company operations, including administration, management, technical, and artistic work. The type and length of internship varies with each individual case and is also defined by the current projects of the company and by the NACL presenting season.

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The Negro Ensemble Company
303 West 42nd Street
Ste 501
New York, NY 10036

The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc., is one of New York City’s longest lived and most acclaimed African American theater companies.

The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. offered internships in the Summer of 2016 in administrative and production roles. All interns will be allowed to enroll in NEC’s theater workshops free of charge.

See PDF here with internship description for more information. Contact Wendell Carter at to be considered.

Neue Galerie
1048 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10024

The Neue Galerie offers internship opportunities to qualified applicants on a full-time basis. Internships are awarded year-round for periods of atleast three months. Interns have the opportunity to become familiar will all departments of the museum.

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New Dramatists
424 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

The Bernard B. Jacobs Internship Program at New Dramatists offers a unique opportunity to learn the “ins and outs” of a professional, non-profit arts organization in New York City. As essential members of the New Dramatists team, the interns provide administrative, maintenance, clerical, and creative support, alongside our dedicated staff, in service to our resident playwrights and fellows.

Click here for more information

The New Group
Pershing Square Signature Center
480 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

The New Group, one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theaters, is proud to offer a rigorous and competitive internship program in order to develop and empower the next wave of exceptional theater professionals. The New Group is an award-winning, artist-driven company with a commitment to developing and producing powerful, contemporary theater.

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New York City Ballet
David H. Koch Theater
20 Lincoln Center
New York, NY 10023

New York City Ballet, one of the foremost dance companies in the world, is unique in American artistic history. Solely responsible for training its own artists and creating its own works, the New York City Ballet was the first ballet institution in the world with two permanent homes, the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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New York Classical Theatre
64 Fulton Street, Suite 1108
New York, NY 10038

The New York Classical Theatre creates and reinvigorates audiences for the theatre by presenting free and accessible productions of popular classics and forgotten masterpieces in non-traditional public spaces throughout NYC. The New York Classical Theatre hires 7-10 interns through a competitive process beginning in March of each year.
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New York Live Arts
219 West 19th Street
New York, NY 10011

Internships at New York Live Arts are offered year-round and applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
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New York Public Library
5th Avenue at 42nd Street
New York, NY 10018

The New York Public Library has long served as a leading organization for students interested in careers in a wide variety of departments at the Library. Interns have the chance to work with world-class collections and experts in their respective fields.
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New York Theatre Workshop
Administrative Office
83 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003 

Offered in every department, NYTW internships are geared toward college students, graduate students and recent graduates interested in careers in arts administration. The ideal candidates are drive, self-starting individuals who are interested in learning from theatre professionals and contributing toa vibrant community of artists.

APPLY NOW: NYTW is accepting applications for Spring 2016 Internships
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New York Youth Symphony
110 West 40th Street, Suite 1503
New York, Ny 10018

The New York Youth Symphony offers unpaid internships to students who are interested in music and/or the non-profit sector.
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The Off-Broadway Alliance

The Off-Broadway Alliance is an organization of Off-Broadway produceres, general managers, venue owners, press agents and marketing personnel dedicated to promoting and supporting Off-Broadway theater, encouraging and assisting new producers, and making live theater increasingly accessible to new and diverse audiences.
Click here for a list of Off-Broadway Alliance members with available internships.  


The Paley Center for Media
25 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019

The Paley Center invites qualified students to take part in the ongoing internship program, a structed and rewarding program designed to provide unique insight into the worlds of network, cable and international broadcasting.
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Paul Taylor Dance Company
551 Grand Street
New York, NY 10002

The Taylor Foundation welcomes applications for internships from highly motivated undergraduate or graduate students who have a strong interest in the arts. All internships are unpaid, but interns may have the opportunity to see performances by the company. Scheduling is flexible within business hours.
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PEN America
568 Broadway, Suite 303
New York, NY 10012

PEN America is a community of over 4,400 writers working to bring down barriers to free expression worldwide and to showcase the literary, journalistic, and artistic achievements made possible through creative freedom. Applications for internships are accepted year-round on a rolling basis. Please inquire within each individual department.

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75 Broad Street, Suite 304
New York, NY 10004

Pentacle’s Cultivating Leadership in Dance provides an unparalleled opportunity for interns to receive the benefits of a structured internship program, while working intimately with dance artists/choreographers and non-profit organizations. Pentacle matches each intern with a company, and works with them to create a program experience that is both rewarding and useful.

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Performance Space 122 Administrative Offices
67 West Street, #315
Brooklyn, NY 11222 

Performance Space 122 provides incomparable experiences for audiences by presenting and commissioning artists whose work challenges the boundaries of live performance. Internships are available in several departments including video/creative technology, individual giving and special events, communications and branding, and artistic programming.
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Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282

Free and open to the public, Poets House’s collection is among the most comprehensive, open-stacks collections of poetry in the United States.
Library-specific internships and volunteer opportunities offers hands-on experience in a special collection library, access to our extensive collection of rare items, and an opportunity to attend programs and lectures offered by Poets House.

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Primary Stages
307 West 38th Street
Suite 1510
New York, NY 10018

Primary Stages offers a competitive internship program based in the tradition of theater apprenticeship. Interns form a core of support in all areas of Primary Stages operations, gaining experience in the department of their chosen internship and receiving a modest weekly stipend during the term of their work.

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Proteus Gowanus
543 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

As an alternative, nonprofit space, Proteus Gowanus is designed to stimulate the creative process. Their internship program offers successful applicants an opportunity to learn about the elements of creating and operating an arts and ideas space that presents art exhibitions, workshops, film programs, lectures and panel discussions.
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Puppet Kitchen
220 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10009 

Great puppetry involves serious collaboration; the puppeteer and the puppet work together onstage, and a whole group of designers, builders, wranglers, writers, directors, and other talented folks have worked hard to get them to the stage in style. Since their establishment in 2008, the Puppet Kitchen has had more than 100 interns who range in experience from college students to experienced arts professionals expanding their skill set.
Learn More Here.  



Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
381 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10003

The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation fosters the legacy of the life, artistic practice, and activist philosophy of one of the most important artists of the 20th century. Through exhibitions, scholarship, grants, and a residency program, the Foundation furthers Rauschenberg’s belief that art can change the world, while ensuring that his singular achievements and contributions continue to have a global impact and resonance with contemporary artists.
There are three annual internships: Summer (June through September), Fall (late September through mid January), and Spring (late January through May).
Learn more here. 

Recess Arts
41 Grand Street
New York, NY 10013

Recess Art’s Internship Program offers a unique opportunity for direct involvement in the organization. Along with Executive Director, Program Director, and Manager of Development and Communications, the intern will maintain daily administration. The intern will also have the opportunity to focus on independent projects particularly suited to their skills and interests. Paid internship.
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Rooftop Films
232 3rd Street, Suite E-106
Brooklyn, NY 11215 

Founded in 1997, Rooftop Films is an innovative grassroots non-profit film festival based in Brooklyn, NY. Rooftop has grown to become one of NYC’s leading film organizations serving over 48,000 audience members. Rooftop Films hires festival interns every summer.

Roundabout Theatre Company
231 West 39th Street, Suite 1200
New York, NY 10018

Roundabout Theatre Company provides hands-on learning opportunities for undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate students interested in theatre administration careers through full-time, season-long apprenticeships and full and part-time summer internships.
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Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011

The Rubin Museum of Artoffers semester-long internships to qualified undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates.
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Saturday Night Live
30 Rockefeller Plaza, #2
New York, NY 10112

If you are a sophomore or above, enrolled at an accredited college/university, on track to receive a bachelor or advanced degree, and have a strong music background, you are elligle to apply for a SNL Internship.
For more information, please email: Ryan Kerberle at

2econd Stage Theatre
Tony Kiser Theatre
305 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

McGinn/Cazale Theatre
2162 Broadway (76th Street)
New York, NY 10024

Second Stage Theatre offers internships in both production and administration. Interns work directly with individual department heads and staff to receive practical training in administrative management or technical theatre. Interns are selected by application and interview.
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Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street. Sesame Workshop offers internships throughout the year in a variety of departments.
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The Shakespeare Society
191 7th Avenue, Apartment 2S
New York, NY 10011

The Shakespeare Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and appreciation of the works of William Shakespeare through performance, education, and discussion.

Interns will work alongside directors of The Shakespeare Society to assist the coordination of events as well as help perform general office duties. Interns will also manage new and renewal memberships and document donations coming into the organization. Interested students should complete the internship application as well as submit a resume, cover letter and two references to L. Michelle Palmour, Membership Director and Marketing Manager at: mpalmour@shakespeare

Signature Theatre
The Pershing Square Signature Center
480 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036 

The Signature Theatre Internship Program offers undergraduates, graduate students, and early-career professionals the opportunity to learn alongside professional artists and managers at the forefront of New York City not-for-profit theatre.
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Smithsonian-Wide (SI) Internships

The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum and research complex. It includes 19 museums and galleries as well as the National Zoological Park.
Click here to see a list of Smithsonian-Wide Internships

Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11106

Socrates Sculpture Park is made up of a small, passionate staff who are dedicated to supporting the mission and programs of the park. Interns gain experience in contemporary art administration, art production and research while working closely with the Curatorial staff.

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Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Place
Staten Island, NY 10301

The Staten Island Museum offers unpaid internships that may be eligible for school credit.
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Stephen Petronio Dance Company
140 2nd Avenue, #504
New York, NY 10003

Interns at the Stephen Petronio Dance Company have the unique opportunity to learn above the operations of a non-profit performing arts organization and work closely with a small staff in a flexible environment. Interns assist with the preparations for the company’s New York season, research, implementation of marketing initiatives and the production of fundraising events.
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Still Waters in a Storm
286 Stanhope Street
Bushwick, Brooklyn 11237

Still Waters in a Storm is a one-room schoolhouse, a reading and writing sanctuary for children ages 5-17 in the neighborhood of Bushwick, Brooklyn. The structure of the meetings is the same in English, Spanish and Latin: children and grown-ups study a text together, each writes something inspired by the text, then they take turns reading their writings out loud while everyone listens in a sacred hush. The one rule is, “Everyone listens to everyone.”
Contact to inquire about current opportunities.

Storyville Entertainment, Inc.
115 West 30th Street
Suite 601
New York, NY 10001

Storyville Entertainment, Inc. is a full-service production company dedicated to creating top-tier content for television, film, branded and multimedia outlets. Email Storyville Entertainment, Inc. to inquire about internship possibilities at

Studio Institute
410 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019

Studio Institute’s ARTS Intern Program places undergraduates from diverse cultural backgrounds in paid summer internships at museums and cultural institutions in New York City. Participating institutions in 2017 included: Paley Center for Media, El Museo del Barrio, MoMA PS1, Studio Museum in Harlem, Rubin Museum of the Arts, New Museum, New York Transit Museum, and More.

Learn more here. 

Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street
New York, NY 10025 

As a pre-eminent multi-disciplinary performing arts center, Symphony Space’s mission is to offer artistic leadership that promotes innovation, excellence, engagement, and accessibility to artists and audiences alike.
Find internship opportunities here 


Telse + Company

311 West 43rd Street
10th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Telsey + Company takes internship applications for three intern sessions throughout the year. Our interns work directly with casting directors, associates, and assistants on a variety of Broadway, Off-Broadway, television, film, and commercial projects. Learn More Here

Theatre for a New Audience
Polonsky Shakespeare Center
262 Ashland Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217 

Theatre for a New Audience is dedicated to the language and ideas of writers: to a dialogue between Shakespeare and a provocative range of classical and contemporary playwrights. TFANA offers internships in several areas for college students, graduate students, and recent graduates including Literary and Humanities, Development and Special Events, Marketing and Press, and Artistic Producing and Management. Any intern scheduled 15 hours or more per week is eligible for a modest weekly stipend.

Click here for application and more info.



College students can put their smarts to work with a Viacom Internship! Interns will get real-world experience at a top-notch media and entertainment powerhouse. Positions are paid at a standard competitive hourly rate.
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Women Make Movies
115 W 29th Street, Suite 1200
New York, NY 10001

Women Make Movies is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women.

Internships are available in the following departments:

  • Marketing/Publicity
  • Production Assistance/Fiscal Sponsorship
  • Distribution
  • Administration

Learn More Here. 

The Wooster Group
Box 654, Canal Street Station
New York, NY 10013 

The Wooster Group accepts volunteer interns on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Internships offer the opportunity for interns to become familiar with the administrative and creative processes of The Wooster Group.
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Writopia Lab
155 West 81st Street, Suite A
New York, NY 10024 

Writopia Lab is a nonprofit organization that holds creative writing workshops for kids ages 6-18. Since its formation in New York City in 2007, Writopia Lab has grown into a nationwide community for young writers. Volunteers and interns needed for teaching creative writing.

Learn more about volunteer and internship opportunities here.