Deadline Date - 01/31/2013
Internship Resource - Philadelphia Museum of Art
Synopsis - The Museum Studies Internship Program is an unpaid volunteer
internship opportunity that exposes interns to the inner workings of a major
metropolitan museum, promoting an awareness of careers in the field through … more »experiences not available in most academic
settings. The Museum selects a diverse group of talented undergraduate and
graduate students from a highly competitive, international pool of candidates.
The program runs Monday through Friday, for nine weeks. The Internship is made up of two parts: Interns work for three and one-half days per week in a Museum department; one and one-half days a week they participate in a Museum Studies course.
Interns are placed according to departmental needs that vary from year to year. In past summers, placements have included the following departments:
2. Collections Information
5. Curatorial Departments
8. Education: Community Outreach
9. Education: Family Programs
10. Education: Public Programs (College & Adult)
11. Education: Summer Camp Group Program
12. Government Affairs
13. Graphic Design
16. Office of General Counsel
18. Rights and Reproductions
19. Wholesale and Retail Operations
Eligibility -The Museum Studies Internship Program offers internships
each summer to applicants who:
- are currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, or who have graduated within the same calendar year as the Internship;… more »
- have completed at least their sophomore year of college by the end of the 2012 spring semester;
- have maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average.
Internship Funding - Amount note: This is a volunteer internship program. Interns can receive course credit so long as they make arrangements with their respective colleges and universities. Interns are responsible for making their own housing arrangements.
Deadline Date - 02/15/2013
Grant Resource - Chinati Foundation
Synopsis - Program participants are given the unique opportunity of living and working with Chinati's permanent collection, while being exposed to the daily operations and work of the museum. Throughout their stay, interns are provided with resources and training to further their knowledge of the museum's mission, philosophy, programs, permanent collection and special exhibitions. Additionally, interns are introduced to each museum department through orientation meetings and related projects.
Size of Grant - $0 NOT PROV
Deadline Date - Varies
Internship Resource -Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies (CAHS)
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM)
Synopsis - The
CAHS seeks interns and research assistants on a regular basis. Internships and
research assistantships vary from project to project and may include any of the
following types of activities:
1. Preparing material for publication
2. Making or entering editorial changes
3. Contacting publishers for copies of recently published books related to the Holocaust
4. Researching information about the Holocaust, recent Holocaust publications, and/or institutions where Holocaust-related courses are taught
5. Translating documents
6. Preparing documents for publication
7. Surveying archival collections
8. Performing general office duties
9. Tracking the status of CAHS projects
Eligibility - In general, interns and research assistants may need to be familiar with the basic techniques of archival and secondary source research, have basic knowledge of editing and composition, and be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing in English. Some internships and assistantships may require more specialized knowledge of Holocaust history or ability in one or more foreign languages.
Internship Funding - Internships usually last for one semester. Flexible schedules are generally available. Most internships are unpaid. Please contact the Intern Coordinator to learn more pertaining to compensation.
Deadline Date - TBA
Grant Resource - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Synopsis -The internship commences with MuSe (Museum Seminars), a series of curator talks
in the galleries and presentations by executive staff that introduce interns to
the curatorial, educational, and operational structure of the Museum. The
seminars also include hands-on workshops and practice sessions to prepare
interns to lead gallery talks and tours. College interns attend mandatory
full-day MuSe sessions for the first two weeks of the program, and then each
Monday throughout the rest of the summer.
Of the selected college-level interns, four will be awarded one of the following named internships:
1. The Jack and Lewis Rudin Internships - Awarded to three college-level interns. There is no need to submit a separate application. Successful candidates participate in the Summer Internship for College Students program described above.
2. Roswell L. Gilpatric Internship - Individuals showing special interest in museum careers receive consideration for this award. There is no need to submit a separate application. Successful candidates participate in the Summer Internship for College Students program described above.
Size of Grant -Fifteen positions are available. This internship is for 10 weeks. The internship period is June 4-August 10, 2012, full time: 5 days, 35 hours per week. Compensation is approximately $3,250 ($9.29/hour, less applicable taxes and deductions).