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Be at the heart of the art industry evolution

Debut Contemporary aims and strives to be a company where interns and graduates aspire to work. We are passionate about art and artists and we love being part of a company that’s always about innovation and vision. We drive innovation through professional development of both artists and staff members and through technology and continue to push the boundaries of both offline and online art retail.

We are passionate about our people and we know that you are the future of our business which is why we do everything we can to help you to develop both personally and professionally throughout your time at Debut.

What opportunities are available?

As an established intern programme, we offer accredited placements across the business for students that are required to participate in a placement scheme as part of their undergraduate degree. These placements are for a duration of 12 months within the following departments:


Art sales

Online marketing


Gallery management

Artist management

PR & Marketing

All of our placements are based on our premises in Notting Hill. We also offer short term internships ranging from 1 week to 1 month.


What do you get as a Intern?

In addition to professional development, work shadowing and constant learning, every intern on the programme is assigned a mentor, offering support and guidance throughout their time at Debut.

Our interns receive regular bite sized training sessions focusing on personal and professional development as well as the opportunity to learn more about other departments and how we all fit together.


What are we looking for?

Energy and passion

Creativity and Innovation

Motivated to drive own success and achieve individual objectives

Flexible working style

Ability to build strong working relationships

Commercial awareness

Industry Insight



Does this sound like you?

Our management help our people to grow by engaging their teams in lots of exciting new projects and challenges. Working in a fast paced, innovative environment where everyone is passionate about want they do…what better place to have your internship.

How to apply?

We would require you to send us your CV and a cover letter to explaining why you think we should interview you and possibly offer you a placement to develop and learn.


If you are successful at this stage – you will be contacted by a member of our recruitment team to discuss the opportunity further.

Selected candidates will then be invited to an assessment which may include a day trial.

Remember to relax and enjoy the experience – We can’t wait to hear your ideas and your knowledge of Debut Contemporary.

Do you have a Graduate programme?

Although we do not currently have a graduate programme – we do hire graduates!