Youth Internships


This internship is intended for youth who live in or around Santa Fe ages 15-20.  We couldn’t make the festival happen without the help of our fantastic youth interns!


( If you have interest in finding out about year-round opportunities in our gallery on Canyon Road, please contact Alison: )

About our program:

What we offer:

  • Experience and technical knowledge/training. (working alongside national and international new media artists, installers and our staff)
  • Learn about engaging with the public as you act as a docent during the run of the exhibition.
  • Lunch every day of install and de-install of the festival. 
  • A wonderful community of artists staff and interns from across the USA
  • Pay of $12.25 per hour (max 160 hours)
  • This is a wonderful thing to put on an application for a university, or a job.

What we expect from our interns:

  • Interns are expected to be in Santa Fe for the course of the internship.
  • An interest in the arts and curiosity about new media arts. In the past our interns have come from a variety of disciplines, we’ve had musicians, actors, tech-heads, performance artists, visual artists, and folks interested in event coordination, festivals, construction and set design, lighting design and more.
  • Ideal candidates will have a strong interest in some or all of the following: media art, a/v tech, programming, working with your hands, an artistic future, social media, working with people.
  • Hard work – interns will be performing all types of work from painting, construction, cable management, and A/V installation during installation/deinstallation to audience engagement while acting as a docent during the run of the show

To apply please fill out the form below!

If you come across any issues, or have any questions please email Alison Nitkiewicz –

  • Sorry this program is only available for 10th grade and above or the equivalent in age.
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