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Internship and
Fellowship Programs

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: February 7, 2023.


  • The Fellowship Program (6-12 months-appointment) is open to recent graduates (relevant graduate degrees, J.D. preferred). We offer the Judith Bresler Fellowship (paid) or a general fellowship (unpaid) with flexible length, responsibilities, and commitment.
  • The Internship Program usually lasts 3-4 months. It 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; 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.

Duties Include

  • 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.

Select Qualifications

  • Current college senior, college graduate, or graduate student, in law, art history, journalism, or
    related fields;
  • 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
    with peers;
  • Experience in fundraising, arts administration, and/or event planning a plus.

Application Instructions

Please submit your CV, cover letter, and transcripts as one single PDF document to ONLINE.

  • If you have any questions or need to submit your application via email, your email subject should indicate the type of position sought, the time period, and your name (e.g. Internship Summer 2024 | Jane Doe).
  • No phone calls.


Fall 2023 Application Period: Jun. 1, 2023 – Jul. 15, 2023

Spring 2024 Application Period: Oct. 15, 2023 – Nov. 30, 2023

Summer 2024 Application Period: Dec. 1, 2023 – Jan. 31, 2024

Due to a great number of interested candidates, priority may be given to applications received early. The application period for the SUMMER 2023 session is closed.