Creative Time



Creative Time’s Programming Department oversees the curatorial, production, and engagement aspects of our artist commissions, from initial research to producing and running large-scale exhibitions. As a Programming intern, you can expect to conduct curatorial research on artists, projects, and sites; assist in developing community-based events and talks; help to identify potential project partners; and be involved in all of the day-to-day of exhibition production. If you’re interested in hands-on public art production from inception to execution, the Programming department is the place for you.


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.

Internship Calendar


We are now accepting applications for our Fall 2022 internship program. Interns should be based in the New York City area and able to work in our offices or at local project sites for the duration of the program, September 12 – December 9, 2022.
All interns are paid for participation in the internship program, 18-20 hrs/week.



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, to Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through August 7, 2022
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.
Due to a high volume of applications, only candidates who have been selected for interviews will be contacted directly regarding their application status. No calls please.
Download Application (PDF)