Internships, New York State Council on the Arts

From the New York State Council on the Arts, internships (unpaid?) in an array of fields in the Arts:

Over $36 million to give.  3000 arts organizations worthy of support.  Intern with us and see how it’s done!

The New York State Council on the Arts is offering summer/fall internships for undergraduate and graduate students. Interns are able to work with one or more of our 16 funding programs; observing and assisting with the funding process and peer review panels as well as working on additional special projects offered by program staff.

We are the largest state funding agency in the United States, supporting over 1500 non-profit arts and cultural organizations of all kinds; our web site is While interns are not paid by us, they do have the unique opportunity to gain perspectives on the arts world in New York that includes organizations of all sizes and arts disciplines. Interns will learn about our grant policies and engagement with our funded organizations, and gain experience working with a major public agency.

Internships are available in the following areas:

Arts Education
Electronic Media & Film
Facilities (Capital Projects)
Folk Arts
Individual Artists (Animators, Composers, Playwrights, Directors, etc.)
Local Partnerships (Regrants to artists across the State)
Presenting Organizations (Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, etc.)
Regional Economic Development
Special Arts Services
Visual Arts

Please send a resume/cover letter to, Director of Internships, Susan Peirez:

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