Intern Abroad Program: Arts Management
Application Deadline: November 18, 2013.
Location: Placements are in London, UK
Dates: 10 to 12 weeks in duration, dependent upon placement. NYU Housing is available as an option for students from May 31 to August 3, 2014.
Program Description: The Arts Management Programs of NYU Steinhardt are offering 10 to 12-week summer internship placements in London, UK to a select group of participants. Admission is very selective. Participants will intern full-time for premiere organizations in the UK such as museums, galleries, live performing art venues, music/media businesses and arts organizations, advancing their careers through supervised management projects in an international setting.
Placements are student-driven and vary based on student experience and area of focus. Steinhardt Global Programs staff and department faculty will provide prospective interns with an internship toolkit to facilitate students' internship search.
In past summers, interns were offered placements at the following organizations:
- Asia House
- Association of Dance of the African Diaspora
- Bernard Jacobson Gallery
- Bush Theatre
- Cass Sculpture Foundation
- Frukt Communications
- Haunch of Venison
- Hua Gallery
- Kobalt Music Publishing
- Outset Contemporary Art Fund
- s[Edition] Art
- Sound and Music
- Victoria and Albert Museum
- Young Vic theatre
PLEASE NOTE: The above list is for informational purposes only; placement is commensurate with applicant experience and we cannot guarantee similar outcomes.
- Jessica Wesley blogged about her summer 2013 internship at the Bush Theatre.
- Brittany Kelly tweeted about her summer 2013 internship at s[edition].
Only graduate students matriculated in the programs listed below are invited to apply. Prospective applicants must first meet with the faculty contact for their degree program (see list below) for an interview and to receive approval to apply. An online application must be submitted via Steinhardt Global Programs' How to Apply page. Interns are responsible to meet internship requirements commensurate with those for completing the internship domestically. For further information regarding requirements and approval please use the contact information below.
NYU Steinhardt Performing Arts Administration - Brann Wry, Associate Professor, Music and Performing Arts Professions
NYU Steinhardt Visual Arts Administration - Sandra Lang, Clinical Associate Professor, Art and Art Professions.
NYU Steinhardt Music Business Graduate Program - Catherine Moore, Clinical Associate Professor, Music & Performing Arts Professions
PLEASE NOTE: Submitting an application is not a guarantee of internship placement; placements are student-driven, and an applicant's participation is considered provisional until an official letter of placement is secured (by March 1, 2014).
Explain how your previous coursework and work experience to date support your application.
What is your career plan?
Describe the type of work/activities you would do in your ideal internship. Also, describe the skills you hope to acquire through your internship.
What specific organizations in London have you researched? Which of the organizations you have researched would you like to intern at?
Students register based on their degree requirements, from the following:
MPAPA-GE 2002 Internship: Performing Arts Centers (3 credits)
ARVA-GE 2302 Internship in Art (3 credits)
MPAMB-GE 2301 Music Business Graduate Internship (3 credits)
Important Note: All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to determine if and how this course may be applied towards their program requirements and degree completion
Participants will work with faculty from their respective programs to complete internship requirements. NYU faculty are not on site at the internship location. In-country logistical support is provided by NYU in London staff.
Participants have the option to stay at NYU London housing, which is centrally-located in London's Russell Square neighborhood. NYU housing is available for May 31 to August 3, 2014 only. Dependent upon personal preference, budget, and internship dates, some interns opt to secure their own, non-NYU accommodation in London.
The UK requires work visas for student interns. Students accepted to Intern Abroad will receive instructions upon confirmation of internship placement. A third-party provider will facilitate the work visas for student interns. Additional details to be provided to provisionally accepted students.
2014 Graduate Tuition: $1422 per point, plus registration fees
2014 Housing Fee: $3,300 for 10-weeks of accommodations at NYU London student housing, centrally located in the heart of the city.
Work visa: Approximately $950.
Participants should plan for incidental costs for meals and personal expenses.
Participants pay for their own airfare.
Office of Academic Initiatives and Global Programs, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, & Human Development, New York University, 82 Washington Square East, 5th floor, New York, NY 10003; (t)1-212-992-9380; (f)1-212-995-4923; firstname.lastname@example.org
Performing Arts Administration:
Brann Wry, Associate Professor, Music and Performing Arts Professions, The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, & Human Development, 35 West 4th Street, Suite 777, New York, NY 10012; (212) 998-5505; (212) 995-4043; email@example.com
Visual Arts Administration: Sandra Lang, Sandra Lang, Clinical Associate Professor, Art & Art Professions, The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, & Human Development, Barney Building, 34 Stuyvesant Street, New York, NY 10003-7599; (212) 998-5723; firstname.lastname@example.org
Music Business Graduate Program: Catherine Moore, Clinical Associate Professor, Music & Performing Arts Professions, The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, Education Building, 35 West 4th Street, Suite 1220, New York, NY 10012; (212) 998-5439; email@example.com