Aperture Summer Internship applications being accepted NOW for Juniors & Seniors
3rd Annual Aperture Summer Internship!
Open to all Junior and Senior Photography majors- $3,500. 8 Weeks in NYC!
We will need the applications to be completed by March 7th. The full time faculty will select the top 3 candidates to pass forward to Aperture. The faculty will choose the MICA Photo intern before March 28th, and the winner will be announced at the “Meyer Traveling Fellowship” opening reception.
The Maryland Institute College of Art and the Aperture Foundation are pleased to offer an eight-week summer internship to qualified photography majors. Juniors or graduating seniors are invited to apply for this paid summer internship with the Aperture Foundation located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. The intern will act as the primary assistant to Aperture’s on the organization and installation of Aperture’s Summer Open exhibition. The MICA intern will also be exposed to the wide range of activities that define Aperture, from editing, design, production, circulation, sales, and marketing of photography’s most significant publications; the creation of web content; educational programs for children and adults, and other business and development operations essential to a non-profit organization. In addition to working closely with the Aperture staff and contributing to the day to day work flow of the office, the MICA intern will make contacts within the photo community at Aperture events and through meetings with various professionals in the photography field. Aperture Foundation’s location offers the opportunity to work in New York City and have access to art galleries, museums, and other art-related facilities.
This internship has been generously funded by MICA alumnus S. B. Cooper with R. L. Benson.
The applications must include a properly formatted letter of interest addressed to the Selection Committee that explains your qualifications and reasons for applying, as well as a current professional résumé. Please email the letter of interest and résumé as a single PDF to
Your unique upload address is ready: http://www.dropitto.me/micaphoto
Upload password: micauser and use the following format to title your application file: lastname_firstname_MICA_application. by March 7th, 2016.