Internship Program

Spring 2018 Intern Cohort. Photo by Ornella Friggit.
Spring 2018 Intern Cohort. Photo by Ornella Friggit.

LMCC’s Internship program provides meaningful opportunities for individuals interested in the arts and culture sector, from the perspective of a leading non-profit organization in New York City. LMCC connects you to a robust network of professional connections and gives you the hands-on experience you need or a curious professional looking to make a career transition, our 20-person staff is ready to share their experience with you.

LMCC’s Internship program offers year-long and summer internship opportunities for interns to gain an in-depth experience at the organization. Interns choose an internship focus to pursue under the guidance of a staff member, while gaining exposure to all departments in our collaborative-minded office.

During the program, all interns receive a monthly participation honorarium of $100, along with a monthly travel stipend of $150 and monthly meal stipend of $100. Interns also have access to a professional development reimbursement fund of up $150 throughout their internship. All internships are structured at 16 - 20 hours per week, including supporting our evening and weekend events. The start/end dates of the program are flexible and should be agreed upon between the intern and their supervisor prior to the start of the internship.

Internship Focuses: 

Listed below are the many different internship focuses available for you to choose from; you can select up to three focuses on your application. Based on your internship focus, you will be paired one-on-one with a staff member at LMCC to apply your skills, gain knowledge and expand your interests. Visit the application form here to learn more about each focus.

  • Artists Residencies 
  • Development
  • Events

Internship Cycles:

Winter 2020 Internship Program
January 1, 2020 – May 31, 2020 (Dates Flexible)

How to Apply:

Submit an online application with a cover letter & resume here. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, however, we strongly recommend applying by the application deadline. Any questions may be sent to internships@lmcc.net.

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment, and strongly encourages applications from people of color and women.