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Curator of Public Programs 

We seek a dynamic Curator of Public Programs to lead the development of an innovative and distinctive public program series for the Institute, that invites the participation of professional and general audiences alike in explorations of how design can transform cities, landscapes, and regions to improve people’s lives.



Project Manager

We’re seeking an highly organized and experienced Project Manager to execute upcoming projects for the Institute.



Van Alen Institute internships are an opportunity to get involved in a diverse range of activities across our design competitions, public programs, research, communications, development, and operations. Positions are part-time and based at the Institute’s office in Manhattan’s Flatiron neighborhood.



We’re currently seeking enthusiastic volunteers who are interested in helping our small staff to make Van Alen programs and events happen. Roles will be tailored according to volunteer’s interest, past experience, and strengths.