2019 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 28, 2019 to April 19, 2019. MOCA’s office hours are Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. This is an un-paid internship.

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted through January 5th, 2019

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 department to which you are applying (e.g. YourName_Collections). You can also mail your application to: 215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013 with attention to “2019 Spring Internship Program.”