Employment & Internships


There are no staff employment opportunities at this time.

If you would like to teach a class or hold a workshop at IS183, please fill out our Course Proposal Form. New teachers should also provide a CV, images of work, and two professional references.

We are currently looking for models (nude and clothed) for the figure drawing and painting classes below. Please contact us if you are interested.

  • Mondays, 6–9pm 

  • Tuesdays, 1–4pm

  • Thursdays, 6–9pm (long poses)

Please also see Volunteer and Work Exchange opportunities at IS183.


Year-round internships are available for high school and college students.

Candidates should send a brief statement summarizing their interest in being a part of IS183's Young Artist Program, along with a resume outlining academic focus, employment, and volunteer activities to Brielle Rizzotti, Program Director. Please note which intern program you are applying for. No phone calls, please.

Summer Internships

General Qualifications

IS183 Art School seeks students and young professionals who are eager to engage in a creative, educational setting as a key member of our summer team.

Preference is given to candidates, no matter the level, who can make a commitment of four or more weeks. Interns may be eligible to receive academic credit. In addition, IS183 will provide references for your future employment/academic pursuits upon request, dependent on performance. 

Junior Assistants

IS183 is seeking 4 to 6 students ages 15–16 for two- to four-week internships, 8:30am–4:30pm daily. Candidates must have attended camp before, and/or have demonstrated significant prior experience in similar programs or have interest in education and art. 

Junior Assistants will:

  • receive on-the-job training in classroom management, visual arts techniques and skills; and

  • receive career skills training (e.g. interview techniques and resume building).

Junior Assistants receive:

  • a weekly stipend of $50, and

  • full tuition for one evening or weekend adult class attended over the course of the season. 

Teaching Assistants 

IS183 is seeking 2 to 4 ambitious students, 17 and above, for four- to eight-week internships, 8:30am–4:30pm daily.

Preference is given to college students and those considering an art education career. Ideal applicants have experience working with children in a camp setting, experience in the visual arts, and an interest in art education. Interns will be expected to supervise students in specific age groups ranging from 3–14 years and interact with parents, staff, faculty, and fellow interns, so strong interpersonal skills are a must.  

Teaching Assistants will:

  • assist students and teachers in IS183’s summer camp classrooms;

  • lead selected group activities, set up student art shows; and

  • gain non-profit organizational experience. 

Lead Teaching Assistants will:

  • develop managerial skills while overseeing the Junior Assistant program;

  • take on a leadership role in camp coordination; and

  • serve as a first point of contact for key stakeholders.

Teaching Assistants receive:

  • a weekly stipend of $150–$300, dependent upon experience and responsibilities hired for, and

  • full tuition for one evening or weekend adult class attended over the course of the season.