High Line Art Intern

New York, United States · Programming


Interning at the Park in the Sky!

Friends of the High Line’s internship program is committed to finding New Yorkers with big dreams and cultivating them into future industry leaders. Through our immersive, intensive, and inclusive 13-week program, we offer interns the opportunity to apply their current industry skill-set in a real-world setting while mapping out their future through comprehensive workforce development services including: professional development, work readiness, network building, and career planning. But, wait! It doesn’t stop there. We continue to offer career support for 12 months following the program based around educational advancement, job search, and job placement within your respective industry. It is our goal to serve as an incubator for our next generation of leaders by leveraging our resources and influence as one of the top cultural destinations in the country.

What is High Line Art?

Presented by Friends of the High Line, High Line Art commissions and produces public art projects on and around the High Line. Founded in 2009, High Line Art presents a wide array of artwork including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs, and a series of billboard interventions. Curated by Cecilia Alemani, the Donald R. Mullen, Jr. Curator & Director of High Line Art, and produced by Friends of the High Line, High Line Art invites artists to think of creative ways to engage with the uniqueness of the architecture, history, and design of the High Line and to foster a productive dialogue with the surrounding neighborhood and urban landscape.

What will you be doing?

The implementation and promotion of High Line Art relies on a small, dedicated team interested in redefining the notions of public art. As the High Line Art Intern, you will work as part of a team but will also be asked to work independently to complete curatorial and administrative tasks. You will also interface with the High Line Art Communications Manager and Production Manager on possible related projects, based on interest.

You will also be attending professional development workshops and networking events, have an opportunity to take paid certification courses, joining professional associations, creating your own long-term projects, and developing your employment portfolio. Special workforce development tasks and projects will arise as needed for your individual needs and growth.

You will report to the Internship Program Manager and the High Line Art Assistant Curator.

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