Employment Opportunities


The Architectural League of New York offers seasonal internships with a minimum 3- month time commitment to qualified undergraduates and recent graduates. We ask that interns work a minimum of 10-15 hours per week and are flexible with their schedule. Selection for the League’s internship program is made on the basis of the applicant’s enthusiasm about the League’s mission and programs, experience, and interest in architecture, design, and/or urbanism.

Internships will receive a stipend of $15 an hour and unlimited monthly MetroCards for the duration of the internship. The League will also support internships for academic credit.

Please contact Diatre Padilla, Intern Coordinator, by emailing padilla@archleague.org or calling 212.753.1722 ext. 10 if you have any questions or issues regarding the application process.

Communications Assistant Internship

The League seeks a proactive, self-driven, and highly organized individual for our Communications Assistant Internship this fall. The Communications Assistant will work directly with the Communications Director in coordination with the Programs Department to communicate and broadcast The Architectural League’s programming, initiatives, and feature content via the League’s website (archleague.org), its online citymaking and urban culture magazine Urban Omnibus (urbanomnibus.net), its social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), and a variety of printed publications and materials. The intern will also assist with documenting the League’s events and initiatives, and will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of strategies for the continued growth of the League’s communications efforts.

Click HERE to see the full position description and to access the online application.

Program Assistant Internship

The League seeks a motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and self-directed individual for our Program Assistant internship this fall. As an integral team member in our office, the intern will not only provide necessary support for the daily operations of the League, but will also have the opportunity to attend meetings, reviews, and juries with leading members of the design community. The Program Assistant intern is required to attend League events.

Potential Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Programs Dept. to organize competitions, juries, and events
  • Record and enter portfolio information for design competitions
  • Research to support the League’s programs and activities
  • Help manage the execution of League events
  • Assist in compiling comprehensive archive of past League programs and competitions

Click HERE to see the full position description and to access the online application.

The League is looking for volunteers to help out with lectures, exhibition installations, and special events, and to assist the digital media team with transcriptions and video captioning. Volunteering at the League is a great way to get involved in the city’s architecture scene. Most volunteering is unpaid; however, we are occasionally able to offer small stipends.

To be added to the League volunteer listserv, please email padilla@archleague.org or leslie@archleague.org.