Creative Time

Become a Creative Time Intern


Creative Time is looking for a superstar team of interns for Fall 2019! 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.


We encourage undergraduate, graduate and very recent graduates (within the last year) to apply. International applicants will be considered but must make their own visa, travel, and accommodation arrangements. Selection for Creative Time’s internship program is made on the basis of the applicant’s interest and motivation in working for Creative Time, demonstrated ability to contribute, and commitment to a meaningful work experience. Interest and experience in nonprofits, public art, and the arts more broadly are a plus.


We are looking for interns to commit to a minimum of two or three days a week for the academic semester. University credit is preferred for participation in this unpaid internship program. Creative Time is located in the East Village, our office hours are 10AM – 6PM.







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How to Apply




Applicants should have a high attention to detail and be organized, motivated, and self-directed. In addition, solid writing, research, and computer skills are helpful, as is a professional and comfortable phone manner. An interest in contemporary art, a familiarity with the field, a sense of humor, and enthusiasm for Creative Time’s mission and programs are important. Skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, art handling, Excel, grant writing, and shmoozing are highly desirable.

Internship Calendar


Spring Term 2019

Application Deadline: November 30th, 5pm
Start Date: January 19th
End Date: May 15th

Summer Term 2019

Application Deadline: March 15th, 6pm
Start Date: May 20th – 31st
End Date: August 16th

Fall Term 2019

Start Date: Early to mid September
End Date: December 18th



To apply, please send a completed application form with a cover letter, resume, writing sample (academic or professional, no longer than 3 pages) as ONE attachment, as well as the name and contact information for two references, to


Please do not submit an application before reading about Creative Time’s programs and reviewing the internship and departmental descriptions. Please do not send multiple attachments. Late applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


Please email for more information.


Due to a high volume applications, only candidates who have been selected for interviews will be contacted directly regarding their application status. No calls please.


Download Application (PDF)