Internship Program

General Qualifications
IS183 Art School seeks students and young professionals who are eager to engage in a creative, education setting as a key member of our summer team. Preference is given to candidates, no matter the level, who can make a commitment of 4 or more weeks. Camps run weekly from June 18th through August 17th. Interns may be eligible to receive academic credit. In addition, IS183 will provide references for your future employment/academic pursuits upon request, dependent on performance.

Junior Assistant
IS183 is seeking 4 to 6 students ages 15-16 for two- to four-week internships, 8:30-4:30 daily. Candidates must have attended camp before, and/or have demonstrated significant prior experience in similar programs or have interest in education and art. Junior assistants will receive on-the-job training in classroom management, visual arts techniques and skills, and career skills training (e.g. interview technique and resume building). JA’s receive a weekly stipend of $50 and full tuition for one evening or weekend adult class attended over the course of the season.

Teaching Assistant
IS183 is seeking 2 to 4 ambitious students, 17 and above, for four- to eight-week internships, 8:30-4:30, daily. Teaching Assistants will assist students and teachers in IS183’s summer camp classrooms, lead selected group activities, set up student art shows, and gain non-profit organizational experience. Lead Teaching Assistants will develop managerial skills while overseeing the junior assistant program, will take on a leadership role in camp coordination, and will serve as a first point of contact for key stakeholders. Teaching Assistants will receive from $150 - 300 weekly stipend dependent on experience and responsibilities hired for as well as full tuition for one evening or weekend adult class attended over the course of the season. Preference is given to college students and those considering an art education career. Ideal applicants have experience working with children in a camp setting, experience in the visual arts, and an interest in art education. Interns will be expected to supervise students in specific age groups ranging from 3-14 years and interact with parents, staff, faculty, and fellow interns, so strong interpersonal skills are a must.

How to Apply
To apply, candidates should send a brief statement summarizing their interest in being a part of IS183's Young Artist Program, along with a resume outlining academic focus, employment, and volunteer activities to Lucie Castaldo, Executive Director, at Please note in the subject line of your email or in your cover letter which intern program you are applying for. No phone calls please.