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Cultural Programming Intern

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Job Description:

Do you have a passion for a particular art discipline, but you are having difficulty finding a cultural sector job where you can use your skills and express your interest? Consider becoming a Cultural Programming Intern with IVY! IVY is a leading membership organization which brings together leading innovators, thought-leaders, and influencers in 7 major US cities (New York, Boston, DC, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco, and Los Angeles). IVY's nationwide cultural programming focuses on crafting unforgettable experience and unprecedented access to art and the people behind the work.

Interns should be able to commit 20 hours per week, although there is room for more flexible hours/duration and off-site opportunities. Interns would have the opportunity to attend all IVY events, network with some of the top professionals in NYC. To make the most of your internship, we encourage attendance at as many events as your schedule allows.


Working closely with IVY's Cultural Team, the Cultural Programming intern will be responsible for:

• Assist in the development and maintenance of a robust and diverse cultural calendar (over 300 annually in visual arts, fashion, music, theater, film, dance, food, and design)
• Research cultural and heritage programming happenings in member cities
• Booking reception space around programming


• Effective organizational skills
• Outstanding interpersonal and phone skills
• Effective verbal and written communications skills
• Proficiency with MS Word, Google Drive, and Excel
• Love of learning and pride in resourcefulness - if you don't know how to do something, you figure it out or you know who to ask
• Motivated and hardworking, interested in start-up culture
• Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship (training/learning visas not sufficient)

This internship is unpaid but eligible for school credit. Perks include free entrance to all IVY events. You will use your personal computer for this internship.

Why You’ll Want to Work with IVY:

• Opportunity to attend awesome events and network with some of the most influential professionals, artists, and thought leaders in the country
• Weekly team lunches and happy hours
• Work with a ridiculously supportive team in a beautiful office in the Flatiron area
• Dog-friendly workplace

We are dedicated to getting people to dream bigger and do more together, and we believe that starts right here with our own team. We are committed to hiring individuals with a diversity of perspectives, backgrounds, and beliefs who can use their passion to help us build a world-changing community — and thrive along the way. Join IVY for the chance to collaborate with an engaged team working provide learning and growth opportunities for all.

IVY is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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