Internships and Fellowships
Art Gallery of Western Australia
AGWA accepts volunteers on an ongoing basis, as well as offering formally structured internships.
ArtAsiaPacific, Hong Kong
Editorial and design internships for students and recent graduates excited about contemporary art, magazines and learning. Internships usually last 3–4 months, are unpaid and are full-time. Hong Kong-based.
Articulate Project Space
An artist-run project space seeking volunteers.
Artsy, United States
A fast-paced digital company regularly advertises for Editorial, Accounts and Art Marketing positions.
Asia Society, New York
Across the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, the Society provides insight, generates ideas, and promotes collaboration to address challenges and create a shared future.
Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship
Enabling those with a non-science focus to experience Antarctica and Australia’s activities there, so that they may communicate this unique experience and understanding to other Australians.
The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Volunteer Program
For your opportunity to get involved with The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre sign up as a volunteer and offer your valuable support to the daily operations of the centre. The volunteer team assist in a wide variety of roles including (but not limited to) front of house and gallery duties and providing assistance with public programs and events. By joining you will connect with artists and the arts community, and participate in public programs such as talks, panel discussions, concerts and more as well as the programs designed for the volunteers; artist studio trails, floor talks with exhibiting artists and morning tea events.
Create NSW Fellowships
Artists and creative practitioners, groups and partnerships from NSW are invited to apply for Fellowships that enable professional and personal development and career advancement across a range of artforms and practices. Eleven Fellows are sought with opportunities for emerging, mid-career and established artists, including priority areas in Aboriginal arts, artists with disability, regional NSW and Western Sydney Fellowships. Artform Fellowships receive $30,000 in funding and Priority Area Fellowships will receive $50,000.
Documentary Arts Asia, Thailand
This non-profit organisation aims to advance visual literacy and supports documentary artists in Asia. Internships in documentary photo, film, editing, curating, teaching and administration.
Geelong Gallery – Volunteers
Become involved in Geelong Gallery’s daily life and join the team as a volunteer to assist staff with visitor services, library, administrative assistance, exhibition openings and other events. Sign up online today to get involved.
Humanities Travelling Fellowships
Grants of up to $4000 to support Australian early career researchers in the Humanities to undertake research overseas, including accessing archives and other research materials and connecting with international researchers and networks are now being offered by the Academy of the Humanities.
Lismore Regional Gallery – Volunteers
Lismore Regional Gallery seeks volunteers to become involved in aspects of the gallery’s daily operations and exhibition program to learn skills through disciplines in the arts, media, cultural studies and events.
M+ Museum, Hong Kong
In the Performing Arts Internship Programme you will work with professional staff, full-time for a period of around six months and gain practical and theoretical training in programming, venue operations as well as technical and productions. Paid and operating on a recurring basis, with openings every year.
Monash Gallery of Art
Volunteers at MGA assist with greeting visitors, events and programs, and undertake a range of specialised duties, including assisting with the gallery’s archive and research library.
National Art School, Sydney
NAS seeks volunteers to work for at least one or two half days each fortnight and commit to the program for 12 months.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Offers placements in a wide range of functions in a number of areas to provide as broad an experience as possible.
107 Projects, Sydney
107 is a multidisciplinary arts venue in the heart of Redfern looking for volunteers to help deliver their diverse creative program. Regular, weekly, fortnightly and monthly 3.5 hour shifts in varied roles are available.
Peggy Guggenheim, Italy
Their internship program is designed for students and recent graduates in art, art history or related disciplines, who are interested in gaining first-hand experience of how a museum is run and familiarity with an important collection of modern art.
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
Volunteering with QVMAG enables individuals to develop new skills and knowledge in related fields, offers the opportunity to make professional connections, contribute to the visitor experience, be part of a supportive team and get involved with research and collections behind the scenes.
Singapore Art Museum
Singapore Art Museum has internship opportunities throughout the year within different departments of the museum.
Sydney Living Museums
SLM internships are project-based allowing students to gain insight into the elements of one or more projects. Interns may work in core museum areas; exhibition content development; and event programming.
Gain a valuable insight into the arts, and opportunities to work on interesting projects and learn new, practical skills
UQ Art Museum Student Opportunities
The UQ Art Museum offers opportunities for student involvement throughout the year to gain experience in the visual arts. These include internships, paid casual positions and volunteer roles in the areas of front of house, registration, curatorial, education, exhibition management and finance. Current opportunities: the museum is seeking volunteers to create a Student Engagement Council that gives voice to the UQ student body by offering feedback and ideas to the UQ Art Museum relating to the creative programme and how to best engage with university students.
Women’s Studio Workshop
Work on projects that may include printmaking, letterpress, papermaking, and book arts, in addition to assisting with the ongoing operations of the facility.