Lincoln Center Internship

Incubating the next generation of diverse talent in Arts & Culture and beyond

Do you want to...
· Learn about careers across Lincoln Center?
· Contribute your own ideas to the Arts & Culture field?
· Develop your network of peers, mentors, and industry leaders?



What is the Lincoln Center Internship?

A paid, year-long, rotational, virtual arts administration internship for New York City undergraduates

Work Experience
Interns will gain substantive work experience in departments across the Lincoln Center campus. They'll select a "major" that speaks to their interests and spend the year exploring a diversity of projects within that specialty:


Marketing, Communications, & Media
How does Lincoln Center publicize its work and attract audiences?

Join a team like Marketing, Communications, Social Media, or Digital Content

Business & Administration
How does Lincoln Center manage its workforce, finances, and technology?

Join a team like HR, Development, IT, or Finance

Programming & Place
How does Lincoln Center select performances for its stages and manage and produce them?

Join a team like Programming, Production, Performance and Campus Operations, or Venue Sales

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion +
How does Lincoln Center ensure it is a place that welcomes all people?

Join a team like Education, Community Engagement, DEI, or Accessibility


Learning & Development
Interns will participate in biweekly workshops on the Arts & Culture sector, building essential skills and knowledge.

Capstone Project
Interns will work with the Lincoln Center Innovation Team to identify a problem in the Arts & Culture sector, conceptualize their own innovative solution, and pitch that solution to a panel of industry leaders.

Conversation Series
Interns will hear from and engage with leaders across Lincoln Center and the Arts & Culture sector.

Community Building
Interns will participate in a variety of team building activities and social events, strengthening their network of peers and sense of community.

Special Events
Interns will attend parts of Activate—our flagship education conference—in addition to special panels, performances, and celebrations.

You'll be a great fit if...

· You are a rising college sophomore – senior or equivalent
· You are based in New York City or the Greater New York region
· You are available 10-15 hours/week, September – August
· You identify as both a self-starter and a dynamic team player
· You exemplify leadership, teamwork, organization, innovation, resilience, inclusivity, and enthusiasm
· You champion diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility
· You believe in the power of the arts to create a better future for our world

Lincoln Center seeks dynamic young people to bring their voice, vision, and drive to our community.

Meet the Interns: Class of 2022


The LC Internship team did an amazing job at cultivating a welcoming, open environment where I feel empowered to speak my mind and know that my perspective matters.
- Martin Alfaro
I see my fellow interns as friends. We all have similarities and thrive when we work together.
- Tiara Hoover

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I have more questions?
Email us at [email protected]!