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Internships and Work Experience


What would you like to gain experience in? The Gallery offers a range of internships working with different departments. Read about our teams and think through what experience you would like to gain before submitting your application.

Marketing and Digital Internship

Marketing and Digital interns have the opportunity to working closely alongside the Marketing Officer and Digital Communications Manager performing tasks vital to the operations of the department. The position also provides insight into how these activities contribute to the wider Communications strategy, through liaison with the Press and Communications Manager.

You will work alongside the Digital Marketing Manager and the Marketing Officer. Hours 10am – 4pm (with an hour for lunch), 3 days per week. Internships are unpaid but travel up to £10 per day will be reimbursed.

Please send a CV and cover letter to press@dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk or use the online form. Unfortunately we do not accept postal applications.

We recruit interns on a rolling basis with interviews every three months. Please submit your application and we will consider you in the next round.

Download a full job description (PDF)

Education Department Work Experience

The Education Department offers up to six internships a year, between the periods listed below:

January – April (Applications due by 1 November)
May – August (Applications due by 1 March)
September – December (Applications due by 1 July)

Interns undertake a range of tasks and are vital to the smooth running of the Department.

A general internship role description can be found here:

Job description & Information on How to Apply (pdf)

Press Internship

The Communications Department offers three month internship focusing on press and PR throughout the year. Applications are received on a rolling basis.

Job description & Information on How to Apply (pdf) 

Development Internship 

The Development Department offers a 3 - 6 month internship throughout the year. 

Job description & Information on How to Apply (pdf)  

Curatorial Internship

There are currently no vacancies for 2015. New internship opportunities will be advertised in 2016.

Work experience

Work Experience for Secondary School students

Work experience placements for secondary school students offer young people the opportunity to develop a range of skills that contribute to their future employability. Students assist in the Art Room and help teachers and artists with their workshops.

Job description & Information on How to Apply (pdf)