2018 Spring College/Graduate Internship Program

MOCA’s Internship Program offers a dynamic and exciting learning experience in the arts, culture, and history fields. All our college interns take part in orientation, professional development seminars, and conduct exhibition/program related research and outreach. Though the process you will learn valuable professional skills and about MOCA’s history and strategies for fulfilling its mission. You will receive program-specific training designed by MOCA’s team to help you succeed in your program area through placements in program areas.

Program Areas

Who Can Apply
This program is open to students currently working towards a degree at the college and graduate level such as an MFA, Masters, and MBA. Recent graduates are also welcome to apply. While your discipline or major is important, we also seek individuals with a deep level of interest and discipline.


Spring interns are encouraged to commit 14 work hours or more per week for the period from January 29, 2018 to May 4, 2018. MOCA’s office hours are Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. This is an un-paid internship.

Application Deadline
We are currently recruiting for our 2018 Spring Internship Session. The session will run from January 29, 2018 to May 4, 2018. MOCA accepts and reviews the applications on a rolling basis.

How to Apply
Your application should include:

  • Completed Internship Application Form. You can download the form here.
  • Cover Letter: Explain your background, qualifications, your interest in MOCA and how you see yourself in the future. Indicate which program area you are applying for and why you might be a good fit for the position.
  • Résumé.
  • Work Samples (if required by the program area).

Please send the materials above as Word or PDF attachments, entitled as “YourNameLetter,” “YourNameResume” and “YourNameApplication” to internships@mocanyc.org. In the subject line, please include your full name, and indicate the session and type of program to which you are applying (e.g. YourName_2018 Spring). You can also mail your application to: 215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013 with attention to “2018 Spring Internship Program.”