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Fall Internship at the International Studio & Curatorial Program

International Studio & Curatorial Program

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Fall Internship at the International Studio & Curatorial Program

International Studio & Curatorial Program

Posted on
Aug 1


The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) is a not-for-profit, residency-based contemporary art center for emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the world. Founded in 1994, ISCP has hosted over 1,500 artists and curators from more than 85 countries. ISCP supports the creative advancement of artists and curators, and promotes cultural exchange through residencies, exhibitions and public programs. ISCP organizes innovative exhibitions, engaging public talks, and offsite projects, which are free and open all, and offer the ISCP connects residents to a diverse global network of colleagues and offers the opportunity to build lifelong international networks. ISCP alumni include prominent artists such as Kevin Beasley, Elmgreen and Dragset, Claire Fontaine, Theaster Gates, Camille Henrot, Yeondoo Jung, Chi Wo Leung, Maider Lopez, Carsten Nicolai, Jacolby Satterwhite, Tatiana Trouvé; and curators Vit Havránek, and Aneta Szylak.

ISCP interns engage in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of a not-for-profit arts organization and gain invaluable experience as they learn about arts administration within a studio filled building while being introduced to a vast network of international art professionals. Administrative internships are focused on programs (residencies or public programs), development, executive or communications.

•Executive Assistant: Interns focus on regional research online and assist primarily developing relationships between ISCP and individual donors, ministries of culture and prospective corporate supporters of future residencies. Individuals will work closely with the Executive Director of ISCP and provide support in various aspects of the organization’s operations, board meetings, and donor stewardship.

• Communications: Individuals interested in design and marketing who are detail oriented with an interest in photography tend to excel in this internship. Interns photograph resident studios and programs for residents such as field trips. While ISCP is still hosting virtual events, the intern will be involved in documentation and archiving. Communications interns also research press for ISCP’s 30+public events and play a large part in promoting ISCP alumni and current events worldwide via Twitter and Facebook, as well as online listings. Tuesdays afternoon availability is required.

•Development-grants and events: Fundraising is a skill that is useful for anyone interested in a future in arts administration and philanthropy in general. The intern builds research skills, assists in the development of proposals and reports to foundations and government funders. The intern also helps prepare materials and data in preparation for cultivation and prospecting.

•Programs-residencies: Responsibilities include answering inquiries from prospective residents, registering applications, researching open call opportunities for alumni, and providing direct support for current residents on field trips, trips to Materials for the Arts and resident events. Tuesday or Thursday availability is required. Administrative skills in Microsoft office or Google sheets and docs is preferred. Interns will participate in basic program administration.

•Programs-public programs: The focus of this internship is on research for public talks, exhibitions and programs for ISCP residents. Excellent research skills and a strong interest in art history or curating is required.

Duration: All internships require a minimum commitment of 16 hours (2 days) per week both for a minimum of three months. ISCP regular office hours are Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm. In person and remote positions are available due to COVID-19.


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To apply, complete the google form and attach a brief cover letter and resume, attention to Maria Mora, Communications Assistant. Eligibility to work in the United States is required. Please note: candidates must be of junior-year college level or above to be considered.

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Priority deadline is August 15, with a start date of September 6, 2022.

ISCP does not discriminate due to age, sex, gender identity, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law.

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