Christie’s Graduate Training Programme


Programme Description:

This exciting 18-month programme offers 10 outstanding graduates the chance to experience our business through a series of placements, spot rotations and workshops. Each Graduate Trainee will be offered a competitive salary and will have the exclusive opportunity to be mentored by experienced business leaders. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of Christie’s, heightened commercial awareness and advanced specialist skills. We aim to retain all of our Graduate Trainees – the next generation of Christie’s business leaders.

A Trainee will complete a series of rotations with both specialist departments and key support departments. They will work closely with the department teams, while completing training and mentoring programmes. Each Graduate Trainee will receive a formal performance review at the end of each rotation.

The 18-month scheme will also include shorter spot rotations with teams beyond our specialist departments, from Marketing to Legal. These placements will enable Graduate Trainees to develop an understanding of how the different business functions work together, and foster relationships across Christie’s.

Application Dateline: 31st December 2019

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NTU Center For Contemporary Art Singapore

Internship Programme

NTU CCA Singapore’s internship programme offers insights and an immersive work experience into one of the most experimental arts spaces in the world. NTU CCA Singapore internship will provide an immersive work experience where candidates can apply for attachments to one of the following departments:

Research & Education
Communications & Development

An internship at NTU CCA Singapore will expose you to various networking opportunities as well as mentoring and training by its professional team.

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NTU Center For Contemporary Art Singapore

Young Professional Trainee

NTU CCA Singapore’s Young Professional Trainee programme offers recent graduates the opportunity to expand their experience in the arts sector. This programme will provide an immersive work experience where candidates can apply for attachment in one of the following departments: ExhibitionsResidenciesResearch & Education, Communications, and Development. Click link for job scope of the respective departments.

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[CIPE-Sponsored] Singapore Art Book Fair

Fair Coordinator & Administrator Intern

Internship description: Singapore Art Book Fair (SGABF) is an independent multi-day festival specialising in contemporary art books & zines. The 2019 SGABF will host year-round events that champion conversations surrounding publishing and art book culture. From curated exhibitions to artist-led discussions, these programmes aim to provide resources that will deepen the appreciation and increase the awareness of the printed matter.

The SGABF Internship Programme is seeking a highly motivated individual with knowledge of and interest in contemporary art, art books, and culture.

Interns will acquire strong hands-on experience in the context of organising an art book fair. They will be assisting with the research, coordination, and preparation of the upcoming 2019 edition. There are also opportunities for writing, curating, and other projects as they come up.


[CIPE-Sponsored] The Artling (Singapore)

Gallery Intern

Internship description: The Artling, an online gallery focusing on contemporary Asian art & design, and Luxglove, a secondary marketplace for whisky, watches and classic cars. Duties will include social media management (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.), market research, content writing and general administrative duties. Use of Microsoft Office programmes such as Excel and Word is a must, and proficiency in Adobe Suite programs such as Photoshop and InDesign is preferred. Tasks will vary and candidates will need to be able to work closely with the team as well as independently.

[CIPE-Sponsored] Christie’s (New York, USA)

Summer Intern

Internship description: Being part of the Christie’s team is an enriching experience. Whether you work within one of our Specialist Departments, or in our more operational focused roles, we are all working together with one common goal in mind; to continue the success of this 250 year old company, steeped in history, bringing constant innovation whilst not forgetting our age old values. Colleagues across all departments are truly passionate about what they do and it is constantly inspiring to work with industry leaders across all segments of the business. This program exposes students to the operations of an auction house and the art industry through hands-on experience during their summer break.

[CIPE-Sponsored] Checkpoint Theatre (Singapore)


Internship description: Established in 2002, Checkpoint Theatre creates and presents original theatrical and multi-disciplinary work with strong writing, performance and direction. With honesty and humour, head and heart, we produce and develop vibrant and important contemporary Asian plays that connect with, challenge, and inspire both local and international audiences. We are the home of new Singapore playwriting and we nurture the next generation of Singapore theatre-makers. Our interns usually get to try a bit of everything from production to marketing. While you do get opportunities to observe the creative process, the work will primarily be administrative in nature and may entail the following: Office and production administration, proofreading of publication, along with event and workshop management support.

[CIPE-Sponsored] Peggy Guggenheim Collection (Venice, Italy)

Museum Intern

Internship description: The practical side of the program involves the operation of the museum during opening hours including the preparation of the galleries before opening, guarding the rooms, answering questions from the public, selling tickets and catalogues, closing the museum at the end of the day, and assisting in administrative matters as well as periodic exhibition installation. Seminars are held to discuss aspects of museology and modern art with special reference to the works in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Students have the opportunity to carry out independent research or study programs. Visits are organized to other museums and exhibitions in and outside Venice.