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. Skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, art handling, Excel, grant writing, and shmoozing are highly desirable.

Internship Calendar


Creative Time is currently accepting internship applications.
Summer Internship Season: June 1 – August 13, 2021
All interns receive a paid stipend of $3,960 for participation in the internship, 4 days/week, 6 hrs/day.



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)