Germany United States of America
More than just an internship program, ABI seeks to:
Connect students and emerging artists with arts organizations
Coordinate all logistics (visa, housing, insurance, and more)
Provide access to an international network of alumni
Our goal is to help participants experience the city from an insider's perspective. We provide participants with city guides, organized events based on their interests (artist studio visits, curated gallery tours, theater shows) to help them make the most of their internship experience.
We recognize the importance of building early a professional network in the career and the personal path of participants. That is why ARTBOUND INITIATIVE is dedicated to assisting the emerging artists and art professionals in making the right connections.
WHAT TYPES OF INTERNSHIPS DO WE OFFER?
Studio Art (for painters, photographers, ceramists, printmakers, sculptors), Communications, Marketing, Social Media, Producing, Exhibitions and Curation, Public Relations, Arts Administration, Special Events, Public Programs, Education, Graphic and Web Design, Development, and more.
WHAT DOES OUR PROGRAM INCLUDE?
The ARTBOUND INITIATIVE (ABI) internship program connects students with established artists and arts organizations in New York City and Berlin. ABI will help you secure your perfect internship and coordinate all logistics (including housing, internship visas, insurance, and more). ABI is uniquely positioned to provide you with access into the art world – a market that is notoriously insular and difficult to penetrate. With our expansive network of artists and arts organizations, we can help you find an internship that will best fit your career goals. Join our program to become part of an international community of artists and art professionals.
ABOUT ARTBOUND INITIATIVE
Internship placement tailored to your career goals
Resume/CV and Portfolio coaching session
Internship visa fees (if applicable)
Medical and travel insurance (if applicable)
Accommodation (dorm, apartment share, or private studio)
Pre-trip information package
Full in-country orientation including internship briefing, local points of interest, transportation options, and safety tips
ABI events based on your interests (artists studio visits, gallery tour, theater show)
ABI City Guides including what you need to know about the art scene, museums, galleries, fairs, art events and platforms to follow
Advice, support, and guidance before, during, and after your stay via phone or email
24/7 emergency assistance
Opportunity is About:
Candidates should be from:
Description of Ideal Candidate:
Undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates (for NYC only). For Berlin internships, students must have completed at least 4 semesters of study towards their current degree. For New York City internships, recent graduates (less than 12 months) can apply to the program.
Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year
Cost/funding for participants:
*If you are not a US Citizen for New York City internships/ European citizen for Berlin internships, we are adding the following benefits to your fee:
Internship visa/work authorization issuance
Travel and medical insurance