Internship Guidelines

Exhibition Internship

  • All Internships are for a minimum of 2 days per week, and require at least a three-month commitment. Interns must be available to work during office hours (11 am - 6 pm, Monday - Friday). Availability to assist with occasional evening and Saturday events, a plus.

  • Open to B.A. students, M.A./M.F.A. students, and Ph.D. candidates, preferably for credit.

  • Academic credit arrangements for the internship must be made by the student. All paperwork for credit exchange is to be furnished at the beginning of the internship period.

EFA Project Space is a collaborative, cross-disciplinary arts venue focusing on curatorial practice. We produce exhibitions, artist projects, and the SHIFT residency program for artists who work in arts organizations.

EFA Project Space exhibitions interns gain a broad range of experience working closely with EFA Staff, guest curators, and artists on our exhibitions, public events, and publications. This is a great opportunity for those who wish to gain experience with the exhibition-making process from start to finish, working directly with arts professionals to develop an understanding of arts administration in a non-profit gallery setting.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Research assistance with curatorial projects, programming, fundraising, and institutional collaboration

  • Assisting with live events, such as artists talks, panels, and workshops

  • Compiling materials such as artwork documentation, biographies, and descriptions for promotion and outreach

  • Updates to the website and social media

  • Assisting with the exhibitions proposals process

  • Assisting with registrarial duties related to exhibition preparation

  • Interacting with visitors to the exhibition in the gallery

  • Engaging with the activities related to the SHIFT Residency for artists who work for New York City arts organizations

Benefits Include:

  • Hands-on experience with the exhibition-making process from start to finish

  • Opportunity for course credit and/or individualized research projects may be proposed and co-developed

  • Experience working closely with experienced arts professionals in a flexible and open environment

  • Direct interaction with artists and art workers, including occasional group lunches with EFA staff and visitors

  • Possibility to work/trade with EFA's Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop.

  • Occasional gallery trips and/or studio visits.

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