Interested in working in the art law field? Center for Art Law welcomes applications for internships and graduate fellowships at our offices in DUMBO-Brooklyn (NY), Zürich (CH) and/or online.
Last updated: December 16, 2022.
- The Fellowship Program usually lasts 6-12 months, is open to recent graduates (J.D. preferred). We offer the Judith Bresler Fellowship (paid) or a general fellowship (unpaid) with flexible length, responsibilities, and commitment.
- The Internship Program is open to students currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, or Juris Doctor. Fall and Spring positions are part-time and may be eligible for school credit;
- Summer positions are full-time and US-based interns receive a small stipend*.
- Interns and fellows all work under the supervision of the Managing Director, Director of Legal Research and/or members of the Center’s Directorial Boards.
*Students may be eligible for funding from their home institutions.
- Researching, writing, and editing articles for the Center’s blog;
- Reviewing and summarizing news and legal documents, including court filings, decisions, and correspondence;
- Compiling and maintaining art law resources;
- Attending and reporting on court hearings, conferences, and networking events;
- Planning and participating in educational programs, including Art Law Lunch Talks, Visual Artists Legal Clinic, and Art & Law Workshops;
- Responding to inquiries and providing research and general assistance;
- Producing monthly newsletters and updating Center’s social media and website;
- Assisting with fundraising, development, and outreach efforts, including social media, reports, and correspondence.
- Current college senior, college graduate, or graduate student, in law, art history, journalism, or
- Familiarity and interest in the arts, the art world, business, and law;
- Software and computer skills including WordPress, Mailchimp. Bloomerang, etc.;
- Strong communication, research, and writing skills;
- Ability to take initiative, to follow through on assigned tasks, and to work both independently and
- Experience in fundraising, arts administration, and/or event planning a plus.
Please send your CV, cover letter, and transcripts as one single PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Your email subject should indicate the type of position sought, the time period, and your name (e.g. Internship Summer 2021 | Jane Doe).
- No phone calls.
Spring 2022 Application Period: closed.
Summer 2023 Application Period: December 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023.
Fall 2023 Application Period: June 1, 2023 – July 15, 2023
Spring 2024 Application Period: December 1, 2023 – January 31, 2024.
Due to a great number of interested candidates, priority may be given to applications received early. The application period for the Spring 2023 session is closed.