Careers and Internships in Art History and related fields

(Updated November 7, 2014)

INTERNSHIPS in NEW YORK CITY and DEADLINES (for summer internships):

The Frick Collection - January, 9, 2015 (http://www.frick.org/careers/internships)

Guggenheim Museum - January 18, 2015 (http://www.guggenheim.org/new-york/education/internships)

Whitney Museum of American Art - February 1, 2015 (http://whitney.org/About/Internships)

Museum of Modern Art - February 2, 2015 (http://www.moma.org/learn/courses/internships#about)

New Museum - April 15, 2015 (http://www.newmuseum.org/interns)

Museum of Arts and Design (@ Columbus Circle) - April 20, 2015 - (http://www.madmuseum.org/learn/internships)

The Morgan Museum and Library - Accept applications on a rolling basis all year (http://www.themorgan.org/opportunities/internships)

American Museum of Natural History - Contact the museum for dates - (http://www.amnh.org/learn-teach/post-secondary/internships-for-college-and-graduate-students)

The Jewish Museum - Check website for updates - (http://thejewishmuseum.org/careers)

The Tenement Museum -  Check website or contact museum - (http://www.tenement.org/jobs.php)

Museum of the City of New York -  Contact museum - application dates are rolling depending on need -  (http://www.mcny.org/content/jobs-interns-volunteers)

International Center for Photography (ICP) - ICP's Internship Program runs on an academic schedule, including a summer term. Current students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. (http://www.icp.org/about-icp/opportunities-icp)

Metropolitan Museum of Art - Check website for further information  - http://www.metmuseum.org/research/internships-and-fellowships/internships/internships-for-college-and-graduate-students

 

INTERNSHIP POSSIBILITIES in UPSTATE NEW YORK:

Cornell University-Johnson Art Museum, Ithaca, NY - Contact museum for information - (http://museum.cornell.edu/internships.html)

Museum of the Earth, Ithaca, NY - Contact museum for more detailed information - (http://www.museumoftheearth.org/volunteer.php?page=Vol_Intern

Sciencenter, Ithaca, NY - Volunteer opportunities - (http://www.sciencenter.org/get-involved.html)

The History Center, Ithaca, NY - Check website - (http://www.thehistorycenter.net/thc_getinvolved/)

Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Ithaca, NY - Contact foundation director - (http://www.saltonstall.org/internships.html)

Historic Ithaca/Significant Elements, Ithaca, NY - Contact Historic Ithaca for information - (http://www.significantelements.org/about/volunteer/)

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY -   See website for information -  (http://www.cmog.org/get-involved/internships)

Holt Architects, Ithaca, NY - Contact cja@holt.com - (http://www.holt.com/content/view/careers.html)

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY - Contact museum for information  - http://everson.org/museum/opportunities.php

 

INTERNSHIPS in WASHINGTON DC and DEADLINES (for summer internships):

Smithsonian Institution - Check web site for multiple listings - http://www.smithsonianofi.com/internship-opportunities/

Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute - February 15, 2015 - for summer internship - check web site for updates - http://www.smithsonianofi.com/internship-opportunities/

National Museum of African Art - Check website links - http://africa.si.edu/about/opportunities/

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum -  March 1, 2015http://www.ushmm.org/information/career-volunteer-opportunities/internships

Smithsonian American Art Museum - March 1, 2015 - http://americanart.si.edu/research/opportunity/interns/

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection - Check website for updates -  http://www.doaks.org/library-archives/icfa/about-icfa/internships

National Museum of Women in the Arts - March 15, 2015 - http://nmwa.org/about/internships

 

HELPFUL LINKS:

In New York Sotheby's offers three Master's Degree programs, in Art BusinessContemporary Art and American Fine and Decorative Art. A two-semester Graduate Certificate is also available to students who complete the required coursework for the MA but who do not wish to write a Master's Degree Thesis. A range of Summer Study Courses and Professional Studies and Public Programs are also offered.

 

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