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The gallery


Nicholas Hall is pleased to offer a semester-long internship position at our New York gallery each Spring and Fall. Working across multiple facets of the business, the intern will have a chance to learn about provenance and archival research, art market, conservation and framing, art administration as well as the inner workings of the Old Masters trade.

The gallery strives to provide a well-rounded experience for the intern, providing guidance and support for them to develop art-related interests, build their industry knowledge, and expand their professional network. The internship is best suited for graduate students who have committed to a professional career in academia, commercial gallery, or museum world; occasionally undergraduates in their senior year are also considered. Preference is given to candidates with knowledge and experience working with European Old Master paintings, drawings or sculpture. Our past interns have found employment as specialists at Christie’s and Sotheby’s, museum curatorial staff, winners of competitive scholarships (e.g. Rhodes Scholarship), as well as at Nicholas Hall.

Key responsibilities
  • Contribute to research and writing projects relating to artwork provenance, exhibitions, market history, communications, etc.
  • Assist with administrative duties as needed, including mailing, archive, and front-of-house tasks
  • Help with set-up and de-installation of exhibitions and viewing appointments
  • Help with gallery receptions and other special events

We require a minimum commitment of two days/ week (Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 18:00) for 3 months, and occasional Saturdays during exhibitions. For 2024, graduate level interns are paid $20-22/hour, undergraduate level interns are paid at $16–18/ hour, up to 25 hours a week. Applicants must have legal employment status in the U.S.

Application details

The application for Fall 2024 is now closed. The next round of application for the January – May cycle will begin on 18 November 2024, with a link made available below for applicants to submit their CV and cover letter. We do not accept walk-in job applications.