Internships offered

Documents needed for all the applications: motivation letter (max a page), short portfolio and cv. Listed internships are unpaid if not other mentioned. In most of the offered places there is an ongoing admission and starting date can be negotiated depending on the institution’s program. The duration of an internship is from 1 week – 1 month.  Mention in the application that you are applying for an EDDA internship.


Porvoon taidekoulu (Porvoo Art School) / Porvoon city
Location: Porvoo
Job title: Trainee
Description of the internship: Assisting in art education projects
Numbers of placements: 1-10
Language skills needed:  English, Swedish
Requirements: Previous experience from the art field, any special skills in organizing, marketing, graphic design or other are considered valuable.
Contact: Ulrica Stråhlmann +358 40 5433983 /Annukka Inoranta /+358 40 3527004

Vantaan kuvataidekoulu | Vantaa Art School 
Location: City of Vantaa
Job title: Trainee
Description of the internship: Assisting in art education projects
Numbers of placements: 1-10
Type of the task: Short internship (2 weeks-1 month)
Long internship (1-3months)
This offer is open continuously. Starting date of the  internship
according to agreement
Language skills needed: English, Russia, Others
Contact: Juha Saari, Head Master, juha.saari(at),
Vantaan kuvataidekoulu | Vantaa Art School
PL 4507, 01300 Vantaan kaupunki     


Location: Reykjavik
Job title: Art teachers and assistant
Description of the internship: Helping art teachers and work with other teachers.
Language skills needed: English
Both short and long internships.
Contact: Ingibjorg Jóhannsdóttir,

The Living Art Museum (Nýló)
Location: Reykjavik
Job title: Collection & Archive Assistant
Language skills needed: English
This offer is open continuously: We review applications and answer within two weeks. We might ask for a skype interview before we make our decision.
Documents needed for the application:  please state in your motivation letter why you you want an internship with The Living Art Museum & What you hope to gain during your internship with us.
Requirements: Knowledge and interest in contemporary art, hard working & independence in work , good communication skills, flexibility, knowledge and /or experience with archive work is a bonus, knowledge and /or experience with exhibition installing/building/promoting is a bonus.
Contact: Kolbrún Ýr Einarsdóttir / Associate Director

Location: Reykjavík
Job title: Gallery assistant / Internship
Numbers of placements: 1
Description of the internship: We are looking for candidates who will work closely with the gallery’s management. Responsibilities include maintaining and updating artist information and gallery digital archives, administrative support to the gallery director, assisting with exhibition set up and logistics, researching and formatting press material, maintenance of the gallery, support with gallery opening and events.
Language skills needed: English
Requirements: portfolio, motivation letter
Contact: Ásdís Spanó


Vilnius Academy of Arts, Textile gallery “Artifex”
Location: Gaono str. 1, Vilnius, Lithuania,
Job title: Gallery Assistant/Coordinator
Duties: coordination of educational activities, supporting and assisting for educational and social projects, maintenance of exposition, communication with visitors, interview with artists, support with gallery opening and other event activities.
Deadline for the application: The position is open all year. The Gallery does not cover travel and living expenses.
Language skills needed: English
Contact: Justina Gražytė,, +370 625 69213, +37068053221

Vilnius Academy of Arts
Location: Vilnus
Job title: Assistant of the lecturer/docent/professor
Duties: Work as an assistant of art, design and architecture teachers, who are teaching future students of Vilnius Academy of Arts.
The main age group is 17-19 year olds, but also there are some adults and teenagers (starting from 12 years) Courses (textile, graphic design, ceramics, architecture, interior design, drawing, painting, costume design, photography) take place in the evenings and weekends.
Deadline for the application: The position is open all year
Language skills needed: English
Other: Possibly option to stay at student dormitory/hostel at low costs
Contact: Vitalija Graziene,  Edita Kaveliuauskiene


Telemarksgalleriet and Lysbuen
Location: Notodden
Job title: trainee art museums, host / guide
Description of the internship: Assisting duties in TELEMARKSGALLERIET AND LYSBUEN. The tasks may be to work with the planning and implementation of art exhibition. Tour and guiding in the exhibition, host school classes and groups in the exhibition, carrying out educational programs for the exhibition, run gallery.
Language skills needed: English or Scandinavian
Requirements: Good communication skills, interest in museum education, at least 2 years of studies, active participation.
Documents needed for the application: CV, motivation letter
Contact: Ingrid Holmboe Høibo,


Index The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation
Location: Stockholm
Job title: Pedagogy Intern
Description of the internship: Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation is offering internship opportunities for students who want to broaden their education and professional experience. Not-profit art institution in a challenging, hands-on environment. The organization presents a year-round programme of ambitious exhibitions of contemporary art, events and educational activities. Interns have the opportunity to participate in the development and expansion of these programmes and participate in daily operations.Internships are offered on a full-time basis for at least six weeks, during which a specific target project as well as daily assignments will be completed. Interns also participate in departmental meetings, special events, various educational programs and mediation.Applications are welcome on an ongoing basis and will be reviewed quarterly.
Language skills needed: English and/or Swedish
Deadline for application: Ongoing