Mediamatic: Exhibition & Programming Intern

Mediamatic in Amsterdam is looking for an Exhibition & Programming Intern for 40 hours per week | Vacancy for a Learning Opportunity, Internship | Deadline: none

Mediamatic is an art lab that focuses on new developments in art, biology and science. Through art projects, lectures and workshops we bring together the fields of science and art. In our program we challenge the senses and perceptions of food, waste and unconventional materials. In this way we support developments in bio-art and actively contribute to a circular economy. Mediamatic also has a restaurant where themes from the program are translated into very nice (vegan) food.

Exhibition & Programming Intern

40 hours per week

We are looking for an intern who can help us build our next exhibition, make sure our current projects run smoothly and helps with communicating these projects to our audience. Would you like to work in a place where science meets art and where an exhibition also is an experience? For those with an interest in bio-design, science and art, we offer the opportunity to intern at our organization.

We have room for an intern who can translate the various themes into fun understandable language and strong images, and who knows better than anyone how to bring this to the attention of a large (and diverse) audience. You will help with the production and programming of our events and projects. For this position you need to be responsible, practical and you need affinity with our topics.


  • Producing and organizing our public programs, exhibitions and installations in Mediamatic Biotoop together with artists and scientists
  • Help with the production of workshops and events
  • Create collaborations with people from different fields like design, science and art
  • Keep track of the developments in the fields of interest
  • Research the best materials and techniques for the project
  • Giving tours to our visitors
  • More tasks in consultation

Profile student

  • You write and speak fluent English
  • You have a hands-on mentality
  • You have good communication and organizational skills
  • You can work independently and you are a problem solver
  • You have affinity with bio-design and like to work in an interdisciplinary field
  • You have a higher educational level

What we offer

  • An inspiring environment in the centre of Amsterdam
  • A broad and big international network in the arts, culture, bio-art & design.
  • You’ll gain tons of experience working at a cultural organization
  • Our internships are always 100 working days for at least 4 days a week
  • Compensation is € 250 gross per month based on a full-time (5 days a week) internship

To apply
Send us a short motivation and your cv in PDF + a link to your portfolio (if you have one) to Mention that you are applying for an exhibition internship. Please let us know when you can start.

Applicants from all (cultural) backgrounds are encouraged to apply. In a case of equal suitability, preference goes to the candidate that strengthens the diversity of the team.

Apply now!

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

For more information about our organisation: see our website.