Art Internships in Berlin

A destination for creatives, Berlin offers underground cultural movements and a unique contemporary art scene. This city has a history of pushing literal and creative boundaries.  Berlin attracts the youth, the experimental, the unconventional, and the defiant.

​ BERLIN

Berlin Creative Internships

Berlin is an edgy destination that offers art and creativity in all forms across the entire city. A unique and affordable quality of life attracts creatives from all over Europe, resulting in an experimental visual arts, design, music and club scene.

PROGRAM

HIGHLIGHTS

INTERN​ IN BERLIN

Intern in one of the most underground artistic cities in Europe.

JOIN THE ABI NETWORK

Attend events and connect with creatives to build your professional community.

INSIDER ACCESS

Our custom city guides will keep you in the know and in the front row.

ELIGIBILITY

REQUIREMENTS

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY (oral & written)

  • Must be a currently enrolled student or a recent graduate from less than 12 months (this requirement is not applicable for EU citizens)

  • Recent graduates who are under 30 - ONLY FOR PASSPORT HOLDERS FROM: The E.U., United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korean, Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay

  • For US citizens: you must be currently enrolled as a student, and have completed a minimum of four undergraduate semesters by the start of the internship. 

  • Applicants must be 18 and over

  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 or equivalent is required 

ABI PROGRAM 

FEE

THE PROGRAM FEE IS $2950 USD AND INCLUDES:

  • An internship tailored to your career goals

  • Company interview guidelines 

  • Mock company interviews with our advisors

  • Workplace and internship orientation

  • Pre-internship training: business etiquette and main skills sought after by employers

1 INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT

  • Career development workshops 

  • Résumé/CV coaching and review session 

  • Portfolio review and/or Industry professional coaching session 

  • Soft skill training: networking, online brand and elevator pitch

2 PERSONALIZED COACHING

  • Visa processing

  • Travel and health insurance arrangements

  • Optional housing arrangements

  • ABI pre-trip information package

  • Optional airport pick-up

  • Orientation upon arrival

  • On-site support during your stay

  • ABI City Guide to the local creative scene

3 TRAVEL SUPPORT

  • ABI Networking App for our international network of participants and alumni

  • Access to career resources, networking events and monthly job lists

  • Webinars with industry professionals

  • ABI curated events including gallery tours, shows and gathering

  • ABI Guide on the local creative scene

4 THE NETWORK 

*$2950 USD program fee is for internships up to 3 months. Internships longer than 3 months require an additional fee of $300 USD per month. This additional fee helps us to continue to curate events and offer on-site support during your stay.  

BERLIN EXPENSES (ADDITIONAL):

INTERNSHIP VISA

Work Authorization costs $600 USD (for non European citizens) 

OR

Working Holiday Visa costs $265 USD (for Australian and New Zealand citizens)

INSURANCE

​Health and Travel Insurance is $65 USD per month.

HOUSING (OPTIONAL)

Option of a private room within a shared apartment, private studio or 1-bedroom apartment. Housing costs in Berlin typically start from 750€ per month and are dependent upon location and size preferences.

AIRPORT PICK UP (OPTIONAL)

Airport pick up for $70 USD from TXL and SFX airports.

ABI SCHOLARSHIPS

 

ABI will award selected Ambassador Scholarships up to $1000 USD as well as Inclusive Scholarships of $250 USD. Read more on our scholarship page! 

If you have any questions about the program fee and expenses, please contact us at info@artboundinitiative.com or schedule a call with us here