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The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey offers an Arts Internship opportunity for undergraduate or graduate students who are interested in gaining hands-on experience with an accredited arts organization.  The Art Center is a dynamic and collaborative institution where departments are constantly working together to achieve our mission of bringing art and people together. This unique internship allows students to work in a variety of departments including the Studio School, Programs, Curatorial, Fundraising and Special Events, Marketing and Communications, and Membership. Interns will be working closely with staff, as well as interacting with artists, art instructors, volunteers, trustees, and other arts-oriented professionals. This internship will provide students with a broad understanding of how an art institution functions.

Responsibilities might include assisting with exhibition preparation for our four on-site gallery spaces and our two off-site gallery spaces, assisting with public programs, providing support for our state-of-the-art Studio School, and participating in fundraising events such as our spring fundraiser For Art’s Sake.

Applicants must have excellent writing and communication skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail, and the ability to work independently. Knowledge of or passion for the visual arts and education is preferred. Essential computer skills include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

To apply for an Arts Internship, please submit the application form, along with a resume.



Standard mail:

Attn: Internship Program
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
68 Elm Street, Summit, NJ 07901