Jobs FAQ

Learn more about working at the International Center of Photography.

How can I find out about what jobs are available at ICP?
All open positions are listed on our website and on our LinkedIn company page.

What types of jobs are available at ICP?


How do I apply for a job at ICP? 
The International Center of Photography is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment. To apply, please submit your résumé and cover letter using the link at the bottom of each job listing.

Does ICP offer benefits?
Yes, ICP provides its staff with a generous benefits package featuring medical, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, and short-term and long-term disability. ICP also offers paid vacation, personal days, sick leave, and holidays, as well as participation in a 403(b) tax sheltered annuity.

When can I expect to hear about the status of my application?
We regret that we are unable to acknowledge all submissions for open positions. Only those candidates whose skills and experience best fit the needs of the open position will be contacted.

What is the Interview process like?
In most cases you will meet with a Human Resources Department representative, the hiring manager, and possibly several other individuals before a hiring decision is made.

What if I don’t see the right job for me on the website, should I send my résumé anyway?
The jobs posted represent our current needs. New jobs are posted continually so if you don’t find a match, please check back again soon.


  • Community Programs Internship
  • Education Internship
  • Full-Time Programs Internship
  • Human Resources Internship
  • Library Internship

To apply, download and complete the internship application.

ICP's Internship Program runs on an academic schedule, including a summer term. Current students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Applications for all departments are accepted until that department's positions are filled. All open internship positions are listed here. Please send a current résumé, cover letter, and completed internship application to For more information, please contact the Internship Coordinator at 212.857.0041. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you are interested in hosting an internship for an ICP student, please send a detailed description of the internship responsibilities to

Teaching Assistants
Candidates who have a working knowledge of photography history, techniques and aesthetics can also apply to be Teaching Assistants. Get more information on our teaching assistant positions. You can also read what it's like to be a teaching assistant at ICP.