Niagara Falls National Heritage Area
Public Art Internship
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area offers this unpaid for undergraduate and graduate students, and recent graduates pursuing careers in the arts, art history, cultural studies, museum studies, tourism, community relations, urban planning and related fields. The internship will require the intern to assist with the planning, coordination and execution of the NFNHA public art initiatives.
The Public Art Internship will provide interns with the opportunity for hands-on experience in the development and implementation of public art and community art projects. Over the course of the summer semester, the intern will be responsible for curatorial research and assisting with tasks related to the ongoing and forthcoming public art projects, including but not limited to: Main Street Murals Project, Discover Niagara Shuttle Bench/Shelter Project, art installations at public venues (Niagara Falls Amtrak Station), Barrel through Niagara Project, and curatorial projects at Power City Eatery and other local businesses. The Intern will also assist the Public Art Committee and community partners with additional public art tasks as needed.
As part of the internship, work may can include any of the following tasks:
To apply, please submit a resume or CV and application to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. Applications are available for download at, discoverniagara.org/internships.
In 2012 Nik Wallenda became the first person to cross the Niagara Falls by tightrope in 116 years. He did so after receiving permission from both the Canadian and United States governments, although he was required to carry his passport and present it on entry to the Canadian side of the falls.