2017 High School Summer Internship (Part-Time) Program

As a part-time high school intern, you will get an expose to careers in the museum, arts and culture field. You will have the opportunity to work with and learn from some of the most dedicated and talented professionals in the arts and culture professions by assisting projects in all departments to gain an overview of how a well-known cultural institution operates.


Who Can Apply

If you are a high school student and has a passion in arts and culture, we encourage you to apply. You do not need prior experience or specific knowledge of Chinese American history or art, but you must commit at least 6 hours per week for the period from June 19, 2017 to August 11, 2017. This is an unpaid internship. You must have the consent of a parent/guardian to apply for this program.


For candidates interested in full-time internship opportunities in the summer, please click here.


Application Deadline

We are currently recruiting for our 2017 Summer High School Interns. The session will run from June 19, 2017 to August 11, 2017. The application deadline is March 15, 2017


How to Apply

Your application should include:
• Completed High School Internship (part-time) Application Form. You can download the form here.
We recommend you include:
• Cover Letter: Explain your background, qualifications, and your interest in MOCA.
• Résumé: Include any relevant work and volunteer experience.


Please send the materials above as Word or PDF attachments, entitled as “YourNameApplication” “YourNameLetter” and “YourNameResume” to internships@mocanyc.org. In the subject line, please include “2017 Summer High School Internship” and your full name. You can also mail your application to: 215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013 with attention to “Summer High School Internship Program.”