1. Curatorial and Publications Fellow
2. Curatorial Summer Intern

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Applications due by March 26, 2018

About the Position:

Socrates Sculpture Park is seeking a graduate student in Art History, Arts Administration, or Curatorial Studies with an interest in contemporary art for the position of Curatorial & Publications Fellow. The Fellow will be responsible for project management of the 2018 spring exhibition publication and distribution. The Fellow will gain experience in catalogue management and commissioning new work while working closely with the Curatorial and Production staff.


–Obtain, color correct, caption and secure reproduction rights for images
–Liaise with authors, editor, designer, printer, and channels for distribution
–Compile an artist bibliography and chronology
–Edit exhibition interpretive materials
–Assist with exhibition events, exhibition production management, and some administrative tasks as need arises


–Graduate student in Art History, Arts Administration, or Curatorial Studies
–Knowledge of and interest in contemporary art
–Strong organizational, research, and project management skills
–Attention to detail
–Microsoft Office suite, Photoshop, InDesign

Work Hours & Schedule:

Flexible schedule, April – July 2018. Average 5-8 hours per week. Office hours: 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Some work hours may be performed off-site. Fellows will meet with the Director of Exhibitions at least once a week. A few evening and weekend events are required.


The fellowship offers a flat $2,000 stipend.


Send a resume and cover letter to Jess Wilcox at




Applications due May 31, 2018

About the Position:

Socrates Sculpture Park is seeking a college student with a strong interest in art. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and interest in contemporary art, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, as well as past experience working in arts organizations. The position is a full-time for nine weeks, paid internship.


Interns gain experience in contemporary art administration, art production and archival research while working closely with the Curatorial staff. The intern’s primary responsibilities will be re-organization of the Image Archive and preparation of Interpretive Materials for The Socrates Annual exhibition in conjunction with the Emerging Artist Fellowship Program.  This includes research, collecting, collating and uploading digital images and drafting texts for interpretive materials, as well as correspondence with artists and event planning and management. Other responsibilities may include design work and some administrative assistance as need arises. Interns are also required to participate in the Studio in a School Program, which includes field trips one day per week (Fridays) as well as weekly project logs and midterm and final reports.


Microsoft Office suite, Basic Photoshop and InDesign, ability to use databases, contemporary art research. Photography skills are an added benefit but not required.

Work Hours & Schedule:

June 4, 2018 – August 3, 2018. Approximately 28 hours per week in the office, M-F, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Fridays of each week interns will participate in field trips to speak with arts professionals at museums throughout New York City arranged by the non-profit Studio in a School. CLICK HERE for more info. Interns will be expected to assist with some special events on weekends or weeknights. In agreement with their supervisor, they may take time off during their regular work hours as compensation.

Application and Eligibility:

The application is a two-step process. First visit this website – – to discover if you meet eligibility for financial need and regional requirements. You will be contacted within 48 hours to confirm or decline eligibility, after which you should submit the following materials to Jess Wilcox at Socrates Sculpture Park via email:
-cover letter
-two references (please include a phone number and email address)
-academic transcript
-copy of the email confirming eligibility


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