Fellowships & Internships

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Ringling Museum of Art Summer Internships 
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2016
PAID

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, will be offering paid internships for ten weeks from June 6 – August 12, 2016. The Ringling is the State Art Museum of Florida and a part of Florida State University. It consists of art and circus museums, as well as a historic mansion and theater, all on a 66-acre site overlooking Sarasota Bay.

For more information click HERE.


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DEADLINE: MARCH 1
UNPAID

If you’re interested in becoming an SFMOMA intern, check out our current opportunities. Our interns get a behind-the-scenes look at the day-to-day operations of one of the country’s leading modern and contemporary art museums. We offer internships across most departments, from Curatorial to Education to Development.

For more information click HERE.


Screen Shot 2016-01-14 at 10.03.54 AMMinneapolis Institute of Arts
DEADLINE: MARCH 1
UNPAID

The Minneapolis Institute of Art offers unpaid volunteer internships for individuals considering or pursuing careers in museum work. Candidates who have completed at least two years of college coursework and have relevant skills, interests, or experiences are eligible to apply.

For more information click HERE.


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Indianapolis Museum of Art
DEADLINE: MARCH 11
UNPAID

Internships are offered during fall and spring semesters, as well as in summer. Availability is dependent upon departmental requests. Interns are assigned to the museum departments that best suit their educational backgrounds, experience, and interests. Interns participate in the ongoing work of the department to which they are assigned and are expected to complete a project or some portion of a major project. Specific responsibilities are determined by the educational background and work experience of the intern, as well as the needs of the department.

For more information click HERE


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San Diego Museum of Art 
DEADLINE: MARCH 18
PAID

The Carolyn Wolf summer Internship in Museum Education is named after former Museum docent Carolyn Wolf, who was passionate about education and creating opportunities for students and those interested in museum work. After Mrs. Wolf passed away, her family set up a fund for a yearly internship for future museum educators. The internship is a full-time, 10 week, paid position and the Museum’s only paid internship.

For more information click HERE.


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DEADLINE: APRIL 1
UNPAID

Interns play a vital role in ICA’s mission to provide access for all to engage and connect with the art of our time. We recruit energetic, organized, sharp, and creative people for positions in all of our departments, often working closely with individual staff members. Hours are flexible and there are many opportunities to receive professional training, attend lectures and events, and link up with other art lovers.

For more information click HERE.


Screen Shot 2016-01-06 at 1.17.10 PMThe Rubin Museum of Art
DEADLINE: APRIL 15
UNPAID

The Rubin Museum of Art offers semester-long internships to qualified undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates interested in the following areas: education, programming, communications, publications, and human resources. In addition to assigned projects, interns have the opportunity to learn more about the museum field through group activities that include trips to cultural institutions, brown-bag lunch discussions with staff members, and career development workshops.

For more information click HERE.


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DEADLINE: APRIL 15
UNPAID

Internships are available in the following Museum departments: Curatorial, Development, Education, External Affairs, Information Systems, Registrar, Exhibition Management, Retail and Institutional Sales, and Special Events. Interns participate in the day-to-day activities of these departments, in addition to working on specific projects. When considering whether or not to apply for an internship at the New Museum, please keep in mind that they are unpaid.

For more information click HERE.


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The Morgan Library & Museum
DEADLINE: ROLLING
UNPAID

The Department of Modern and Contemporary Drawings is seeking a graduate intern to assist in conducting research on the permanent collection and in researching exhibitions of drawings. Responsibilities will include research at local libraries, compiling checklists, organizing files, helping with various aspects of catalog preparation, drafting professional correspondence, and miscellaneous office tasks. This position offers a great opportunity to gain substantial, wide-ranging experience in a museum environment.

For more information click HERE.