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NEW INC offers students interested in art, design, technology, and entrepreneurship an opportunity to get hands-on with the ins and outs of running a small non-profit program within a major contemporary arts institution. 

In addition to working closely with NEW INC staff on both long- and short-term projects, interns work with and learn from the cutting-edge cultural producers who make up NEW INC's community of members.

 

TRACKS

EDITORIAL / VIDEO / DESIGN +

Work with the Communications Producer to plan and create engaging content about NEW INC and our community. This intern will help with written and visual production, from social media to long lead blog posts. This position provides an opportunity to interact with a wide selection of the incubator’s members and to delve into the thematic connections that they share. This intern should have excellent writing skills and experience writing for the web. Attention to detail and excellent copy editing skills are a must, as well as a love for sharing content in new and interesting ways. Skills in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop are a plus.

MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY +

This internship focuses on creation of media and management of technology within the space. Working directly with the Technology & Operations Administrator, the position involves both video and photo documentation of our events and everyday activities at NEW INC; this includes set-up, pre- and post-production. Interns will also be involved with coordinating trainings and conducting research related to our equipment and fabrication spaces. This is a hands-on internship with the opportunity to potentially develop original content for the right candidate.

ARTS ADMINISTRATION +

Work with NEW INC Staff to assist with our day-to-day operations and managing our communal creative spaces. This internship will focus on a broad range of logistical needs required to run a space for a unique creative community working at the intersection of art, tech and design. Arts Administration / Operations interns will help us with a broad range of tasks, including research, preparation, production and planning of events, managing the NEW INC workspace, and daily administrative & operational tasks.

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS +

The Community Programs intern should have an interest in community engagement, internal and public programming, and outreach. The ideal candidate combines strong writing and organizational skills, event coordination, is interested in creative practices and has a background in arts administration. The successful candidate will work closely with NEW INC’s Director of Cultural Diversity and Strategic Partnerships to work on outreach and programming related projects.

 

CYCLES

FALL +

September 1–January 20
Applications open July 15; close August 15
Tracks: All

WINTER +

January 1–April 1
Applications open November 1; close December 1
Tracks: Arts Administration | Media & Technology

SPRING +

April 1–June 1
Applications open March 1; close March 15
Tracks: Arts Administration | Community Programs

SUMMER +

June 1–September 1
Applications open April 15; close May 15
Tracks: Arts Administration | Media & Technology


FAQ

We may also accept interns on a rolling basis
• Internships run for 3-month terms
• We require a minimum of 2 days/week
• Internships are also available for longer terms, so please let us know if you are interested in joining us for 6 or 12 months
• Interns must bring their own laptop (with the exception of the Media & Technology intakes, who will be provided with the necessary programs and equipment)
• NEW INC is able to accept a limited number of undergraduate students who participate in the Work Study Program at their schools for longer-term, financially supported internships; please confer with your school for details about this program

COMPENSATION

Our interns are compensated with temporary full memberships to NEW INC, and will have access to the same space, resources, and benefits that our members receive during their time here. These include:
• Unlimited access to space outside work hours
Use of NEW INC equipment (laser cutter, 3D printers, Canon cameras, large format printers, projectors, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, HP computers, work desks, conference rooms)
Access to professional development programs
Ongoing mentorship from staff and members
New Museum membership