Programming Intern — Summer 2018

Learn about running an arts organization—from curating, press, marketing, event planning, installation, gallery management, and more. We’re a small, young organization, so arts programming interns have a unique opportunity to contribute to the long-term identity of the organization and take on substantial responsibility.

You might help out with:

  • Our Summer Benefit.

  • Gallery sitting.

  • Our Summer Exhibition application process, curation, promotion, and installation

  • Planning, setup, logistics for our Summer Festivals.

  • Our Artist Residency application process and logistics.

  • Managing our Artist Residency program and events.

  • Marketing initiatives.

  • Managing your own projects!


  • Must be familiar with Microsoft office suite: Word, Excel and mail merge tools, basic blogging, and social media.
  • Must be available to live onsite 5 days per week in Wassaic, NY, including weekends (days off will be weekdays). Housing will be provided, cars are recommended but not required.

Internship Benefits:

  • Housing and a shared studio space is provided.

  • Modest living stipend.

  • Modest travel stipend.

  • Access to our wood shop and screenprinting studio.

  • Meet and work closely with over 40 artist residents and over 100 Summer Exhibition and Festival artists.

To Apply:

Send a single PDF file named: first_last_INTERNSHIP2018 (ex: Henri_Matisse_INTERNSHIP2018.pdf) to Subject line: SUMMER INTERNSHIP APPLICATION 2018

Please include in the following order:

  • Name, email, phone number, Skype ID, website (if applicable).

  • Your availability: When will you be available to start working? When is the last date you can work?

  • Contact information for 2 references (professional and/or professors).

  • A brief (brief!) cover letter stating your interest in working with the Wassaic Project and something about yourself you think is interesting.

  • Your resume.

Application deadline: March 15th, 2018