Open call for RUPERT internships

Rupert, centre for art, residencies and education in Vilnius, invites applications from aspiring contemporary art professionals to join our team. We request international candidates apply only if you are eligible for Erasmus or other international mobility programmes.

Rupert offers three types of internships:
Public events production assistant
Residency programme curatorial assistant
Alternative education programme coordinator and curatorial assistant

Please select the internship programme which best suits your skills, interests, and goals; and provide a short statement why. While we cannot guarantee every request, we favour applications which relate strongly to Rupert’s activities.

1 Public events production assistant

We offer
Contributing to Rupert’s public programme, you will gain experience
working on the development and production of large-scale events
Working closely with established artists and contributing to the realisation
of their new commissions and projects
Networking with established artists and professionals
in the contemporary arts field

You offer
Experience in event planning
A hands-on approach
Strong focus on event production and planning
Excellent time management skills
Administrative skills, i.e. Google Sheets and calendar management

2 Residency programme curatorial assistant

We offer
An opportunity to collaborate with international artists in residence
Opportunities to make your own initiatives, i.e. join studio visits,
organise new events, and initiate creative projects
Interact with artists and international partner organisations
Work directly with Rupert’s curatorial team

You offer
Interest in curatorial work
Communicative and proactive attitude
Interest in international contemporary art
Hospitality and engagement with Rupert’s residents and guests

3 Alternative education programme coordinator and curatorial assistant

We offer
Close contact with emerging artists and researchers
Contribute to the coordination of small-scale public events
Participation in the Alternative Education Programme’s activities
Work directly with Rupert’s curatorial team

You offer
Motivation for both curatorial and coordination tasks
Empathy, ability to respect boundaries
Excellent time management skills
Ability to be a contact person for AEP participants

Internship duties can include assisting Rupert’s artists with production and practical issues, organising visits to cultural institutions, coordinating events, drafting texts in English, and assisting with the development of the Rupert programme.

Interns have the opportunity to work on a flexible schedule, and work both in Rupert’s office or remotely. This internship can also be part of a university placement. 

Application details

Applications are due Sunday 18 February 2024. 

Send us an email to, subject line Internship. Include your CV, a motivation letter of 200 words or less, and indicate the time period and programme you wish to apply for. 

We expect international internships to be at least 3 months in duration and prefer longer periods. Your travel, accommodation, and insurance must be covered by your mobility grant. 

The selection process will be conducted remotely and the chosen candidates will be contacted by email.