ABOUT ARTBOUND INITIATIVE

ArtBound Initiative is dedicated to emerging creative professionals. Our mission is to encourage connections between participants, industry leaders and global companies. Strengthened by our network, ABI provides the opportunity for personalized work experiences in highly insular industries. Placements are currently available in New York, London, Berlin, and Hong Kong.

WHAT TYPES OF INTERNSHIPS DO WE OFFER?

  • Communications

  • Marketing

  • Social Media

  • Public Relations

  • Event Planning

  • Studio Art (Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpting)

  • Exhibitions and Curation

  • Arts Administration

  • Public Programming

  • Education & Development

  • TV/Film/Theater Production

  • Post-Production

  • Creative Writing

  • Graphic Design

  • Illustration

  • Web Design

  • Interior Design

  • Industrial Design

  • Architecture

WHO WILL YOU WORK WITH?

  • Creative agencies /  Design studios / Communication agencies

  • Artist studios / Galleries / Art foundations / Museums / Art centers

  • Architecture firm / Interior design studios

  • Performing art organizations / Theater festivals / Broadway producing offices

  • Film or TV production companies / Post-production companies

  • English Language Proficiency, Oral and Written.

  • Must be an enrolled student or a recent graduate (less than 12 months).

  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 or equivalent is required (for those who do not meet this requirement contact us here. We will attempt to find a solution for the applicant)

  • Applicants must be 18 and over

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

THE PROGRAM FEE IS US$2950* USD AND INCLUDES:

  • An internship tailored to your career goals

  • Mock company interviews with our advisors

  • Workplace and internship orientation

1 INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT

  • 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 curated events including studio  and company visits

  • Local networking opportunities in participant's field of study

  • ABI community gatherings 

  • Access to our international network of alumni

  • Access to our network of industry professionals

  • Career development workshop 

  • Résumé/CV coaching and review session 

  • Portfolio review and/or industry professional coaching session 

2 PERSONALIZED COACHING

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. 

 

ADDITIONAL EXPENSES

 

Visa, insurance and housing cost breakdown per location can be found here: New York -  London - Berlin - Hong Kong

ABI SCHOLARSHIPS

 

​ABI will award selected Ambassador Scholarship of $1000 USD as well as Inclusive Scholarhips of $250 USD. Read more on our scholarship page! 

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