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.
FAB LAB: SHOP INTERN +
This internship focuses on management and optimization of our tech resources. This is includes but is not limited to the digital lab, the fabrication lab, as well as supporting member and public facing events. The position occasionally involves video and/or photo documentation of events or activities at NEW INC. The intern will report to our Head of Research & Technology, and will aid in trainings and member support. The intern will also conduct research related to our equipment and continued build out of our spaces. This is a hands-on internship, so manual labor and fabrication should be expected.
Applicants should know their way around a wood shop. Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite & CAD modeling software required. Working with 3D printers, desktop mills, and laser cutters is preferred. Organized and self-directed personalities should apply!
Work with NEW INC Staff to assist with ongoing production of both internal and external events. This internship will focus on supporting the operations team on event production and will include a broad range of tasks including but not limited to ordering and organizing event materials, communicating with speakers, organizing and preparing production documents and RSVP lists, assisting with event set up and day-of needs, as well as other design and communications related tasks. Experience with live event production is essential. Experience with Mailchimp and Squarespace is desired but not required.
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 of documents, 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.
September 1–January 31
Applications open July 15; close August 15
Tracks: Community Programs | Fab Lab
June 1–September 1
Applications open April 15; close May 15
Tracks: Arts Administration | Production
January 1–June 1
Applications open November 1; close December 1
Tracks: Arts Administration | Production | Fab Lab
We may also accept interns on a rolling basis
• Internships run for 6-month terms, with the exception of Summer which is 3-months
• We require a minimum of 2 days/week. Days are flexible and determined between the intern and their supervisor
• Interns must be able to provide their own laptop
• 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
NEW INC offers college credit or payment through work-study. Please speak with your school directly to determine eligibility for work-study.
Interns will also have access to NEW INC and all of its resources during their time here. These include:
• Unlimited access to space outside work hours
• Use of NEW INC equipment (commensurate with experience)
• Access to professional development programs
• Ongoing mentorship from staff and members
• New Museum membership