Please read the entire application and complete it thoroughly. Because there are limited spaces available, our decision will be based on the content and quality of your complete application. Qualifying students will be invited to interview in mid-February. The Teen Apprenticeship Program is a dual spring apprenticeship and summer internship program. Program dates are Saturdays from March 2 to June 8. Students who are selected can choose a morning time slot (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) or an afternoon time slot (1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.). The program also includes select Tuesdays in May. Students will meet at 75 West End Ave, New York, NY 10023. 

During the spring, students will gain expertise in the fundamentals of art, learn how to instruct young children in basic art lessons, and learn about the expectations of the workplace. Students may be invited to visit museums and galleries to learn more about the world of art around them. *Successful completion of the spring apprenticeship leads to a paid in-person summer internship as an art instructor at a summer camp from July 8 to August 16. There is no prior experience necessary. 

*Please note, dates are subject to change.

Questions? Please email

Application Deadline: Monday, February 12, 2023, by 9:00 p.m.

Studio Intensives provide free art training to NYC high school students in grades 10–12 who are thinking of applying to Bachelor of Fine Arts programs. Art materials, instruction, and MetroCards are provided free! 


Join us in this five-week intensive learning how to capture the human figure in motion. Explore figure drawing through timed sketching with live models, a tour and workshop at the New York City Ballet, and a celebratory last session exhibiting your work at a Studio gallery! 


Weekly on Thursdays, 2/1 to 2/29 

4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Location: 410 West 59th Street, New York, NY* 

*When sessions meet at different locations, we will notify you in advance. 

Bonus Session on Saturday, 2/10

2 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Classic NYCB, a series of ballet performances at New York City Ballet! 

(Limited Tickets Available) 

Location: New York City Ballet 


APPLY NOW! Application Deadline: Wednesday, 2/15 by 9:00 p.m. 

Ends on This opportunity will close after 300 submissions have been received.

To be eligible for Arts Intern, you must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree and: 

  1. Currently enrolled as a full-time rising junior (a current sophomore) – or –
  2. Currently enrolled as a full-time junior – or –
  3. Currently enrolled as a full-time senior graduating by fall 2024. 
  4. You must either reside or attend college in the same city as the organization that hosts you. (These boundaries vary in each of Arts Intern's participating cities.)
  5. You must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of less than $5,000. (This number is on the Student Aid Report on the FAFSA form. To see what it looks like, can be found here

Materials required for submission: 

  1. Cover Letter 
  2. Résumé/CV 
  3. Transcript 
  4. Student Aid Report with EFC 
  5. Work Samples 


Arts Internship Summer 2024 Application Important Information:

Interns may work in the following areas:
  • Archives • Collections and Exhibitions Research• Collections Registration • Conservation • Development • Editorial and Publications •Graphic Design •Marketing and Membership and more!

Internship applicants must be currently enrolled in undergraduate studies. 

(international students or graduate students are ineligible)

Application deadline- January 31st

The summer internship program runs from the first week in June through the second week of August. 

Interns work 4 days per week and must attend all enrichment activities every Friday during the program.

If you are selected to move forward with the application process, an Arts Intern staff member will contact you on next steps.

Early Submissions:

If applying between November 2023 - December 2023:

We will notify all applicants on the final status of their applications 2nd week of January 2024.

CV / Resume / Cover letter Resources

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