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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: December 16, 2022.

Details

  • 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.

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 send your CV, cover letter, and transcripts as one single PDF document to artlawteam@itsartlaw.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.

Deadlines

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.