BHIP interns at the Clark

Internship Placement  

Intern at a table at the ClarkInterns are carefully matched with full-time, upper-level internships tailored to their interests and skill sets. They have the opportunity to work in a variety of administrative capacities including, but not limited to, development, marketing, education, programming, and gallery management.

Interns work a minimum of 35 hours per week at their internship sites, collaborating with leading arts management professionals in the area. Below is a list of institutions and organization partners.


Below a list of internship sites included in the program:


1Berkshire's mission is to stimulate new job growth and economic opportunity in the region by sparking innovative collaborations between artists, designers, cultural institutions and businesses.


The Berkshire Museum 

The Berkshire Museum works to enrich, inspire and educate through interactions with the arts, history and the natural world.



Berkshire Cultural Resource Center

MCLA's Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) provides professional development training, resources, and support to the artists, art managers, and creative workers of Berkshire County.


Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative

Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative maintains an online production guide and locations library, and assists productions with permitting, location scouting, and finding local crew and equipment. Since it’s inception in 2009, Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative has facilitated numerous film, television, and media projects in western Massachusetts.



Hancock Shaker Village

Hancock Shaker Village is an historical museum located in Pittsfield that works to bring the Shaker story to life and to preserve it for future generations.  


Ferrin Contemporary

Ferrin Contemporary exhibits mid-career and established artists working in diverse media at their exhibition space located on the campus of MASS MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts. Additionally, they plan and implement international projects and art fairs, public art initiatives, and curatorial programming around the world.



The Clark Art Institute

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is an art museum and a center for research and higher education, dedicated to advancing and extending the public understanding of art.


MCLA Gallery 51

Located at 51 Main Street, in North Adams MCLA Gallery 51 features the work of international, national and local artists, including MCLA faculty and students.



The Office of Cultural Development

The City of Pittsfield's Office of Cultural Development was created to enhance the city's quality of life and its role as the cultural hub of the Berkshires by promoting, supporting and initiating cultural activities for residents and visitors to Pittsfield.



One of the world's largest centers for contemporary and performing arts, MASS MoCA offers internships in a variety of fields including development, communications, performing arts and at Kidspace, the museum's child-centered gallery and studio.



Cynthia-Reeves represents an international roster of established artists who share a process-apparent sensibility in their art. In addition to exhibiting art, Cynthia-Reeves is committed to an on-going dialog with international institutions, curators and collectors to generate a strong roster of museum exhibitions, public art programs, and permanent site-based installations worldwide. 

Shakespeare and Company

Shakespeare and Company is a center of creative and collaborative excellence in Performance, Training, and Education, rooted in Shakespeare's work and the Elizabethan ideals of inquiry, balance, and harmony.  Shakespeare and Company is committed to nurturing the creative impulse, exploring the universal themes of human experience, engaging with the widest possible audience, and influencing future generations.