The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) is a leading nonprofit, residency-based contemporary art institution for emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the world. Founded in 1994, ISCP has hosted over 1,700 artists and curators from more than 58 countries, including the United States. In 2008, ISCP moved from Manhattan to East Williamsburg, Brooklyn to the former factory of the Sackett & Wilhelms Lithography Company, an 18,000 square-foot building constructed in 1901. This move expanded ISCP’s facilities to 35 studios, an exhibition gallery and a project space. To advance its core mission of supporting artists in producing and exhibiting a wide range of contemporary, often experimental, artistic approaches, ISCP annually presents a series of innovative exhibitions and public programs both on- and off-site. ISCP’s programming engages audiences in meaningful ways while fostering the institution’s relationship to its community. Each year, over 100 artists and curators are in residence at ISCP and approximately 10,000 individuals attend ISCP’s public programs.International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) is accepting applications for 2017 in all departments including Administration, Communications, Development and Programs. Internships start in August/September for fall and December/January for winter.Internship Description: ISCP interns engage in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of an international not-for-profit arts organization and gain invaluable experience while being introduced to a vast network of international art professionals. Due to ISCP’s small staff, interns play a critical role in the administration of ISCP’s overall program. ISCP internships can provide a foundation in a variety of skills, and offer experience and contacts for future careers in the following areas: curator, artist, bookkeeper, and arts administrator. ISCP is a not-for-profit, residency-based contemporary art center for emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the world. Founded in 1994, ISCP has hosted over 1,000 artists and curators from more than 62 countries. Please visit http://www.iscp-nyc.org for more information.ISCP offers a stipend of $11/day for transportation and lunch. All interns are invited on select monthly Field Trips and public programs including Talks, Exhibitions, and Open Studios.Qualifications: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, multitasking, team player, Mac proficiency (Word and Excel), basic Creative Suite knowledge a plus, experience with database systems (Salesforce a plus), strong organizational skills, interest in non-profit arts administrations, and interest in contemporary art. Two days a week for a minimum of four months is required and availability for occasional evening programming desired. Please note: candidates must be of junior-year college level or above to be considered.How to Apply: Prospective applicants please email cover letter (specifying area of interest and availability) and resume/c.v. to firstname.lastname@example.orgDeadline: July 26, 2017 for Fall internships, October 1, 2017 for Winter internshipsThis is a volunteer opportunity provided by VolunteerMatch, in partnership with LinkedIn for Good.
This position requires the following skills: Business Development & Sales Management, Arts Administration, Photography, Community Outreach, Business Development, Grant Writing / Research