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2016-2017 IPCNY Internships

IPCNY (International Print Center New York) internships provide junior-year college level or
above, recent graduates, graduate students, and postgraduates with practical training at a non-profit
arts institution. Working with a small staff in an open office environment attached to an exhibition
space, interns gain valuable insight and hands-on experience with all aspects of IPCNY
programming, from exhibitions and education to development and communications. Interns come
away with specialized professional skills, an understanding of the operations of a multi-faceted arts
institution, and broad exposure in the field of prints and contemporary art.

The internship categories below indicate areas of specialty within IPCNY. Since the print center is at
an exciting time of growth in its life with a new director, and new exhibitions, educational
programming, public outreach, and patron development constantly in development, internships
responsibilities evolve with the institution's needs. All interns assist with general administrative

Graduate students enrolled in art history, arts administration, museum studies, and fine arts
programs preferred; prior gallery, museum, or studio experience not required but a plus. Qualified
applicants should have interests and skills that match at least two categories below, as well as strong
written and oral communication, organization, and research skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office,
and basic familiarity with creative software, including WordPress, Photoshop, and InDesign.
Knowledge of the field of prints not required but a plus.

Internships are unpaid and come with a modest stipend; school credit may be arranged through the
student’s school. We accept applicants year round. Scheduling is flexible, with a minimum
commitment of two days per week for three months. All interns have the opportunity to attend
special events and programming organized by IPCNY, take advantage of our location in the Chelsea
gallery district, and receive free admission to most NYC museums.

IPCNY (International Print Center New York) is New York’s only non-profit arts institution
dedicated to the innovative presentation of printed art, by emerging and established, national and
international artists. The center is a vibrant hub and exhibition space in Chelsea with an artist-
centered approach through its New Prints series and dynamic scholarly exhibitions that engage the
medium in all its varied formats.

Internships are available in six areas: Curatorial/ Exhibitions, Registration/Art Preparation, Communications, Media & Design, Development & Special Events, Arts Education, and Archives Preservation. For more details on each internship, please see

To apply, email a resume and a cover letter specifying at least two preferred areas of interest and
your reasoning, as well as your availability and one to two references, with the subject line Internship
Application, to Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

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