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Alabama State Council on the Arts
I'm looking...take a look at the Alaska State Council on the Arts
Sometimes they have opportunities--otherwise, contemplate the photos of ice, dinosaurs, etc. See: Summer Museum Education Internship. For Summer, 2011. Deadline to Apply: April 15th, 2011.
"The Hammer Museum is the world's first museum dedicated to hammers...The Hammer Museum in Haines Alaska is recruiting for a 3-month internship with a flexible start day from May to September 2012... All submissions must be received by March 15. HOW TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter describing your qualifications and why you are interested in this internship, and your current resume including three references by mail or e-mail to:
- Contact Dave Pahl
- The Hammer Museum
- 108 Main Street
- Box 702
- Haines, Alaska 99827
- (907) 766-2374
Arizona Commission on the Arts
Check under "Get Involved" for information on internships.
Take a look at ArkansasArts, a state site with links to Galleries, Programs, and other sites that might be useful for you.
Three museums devoted to the American West in the Los Angeles area. Opportunities for volunteers and docent training.
They offer a full programs of internships.
There are many different types of support for graduate students offered by the Getty. Please check the Web site for the latest information.
Formerly the San Jose Historical Museum. Volunteer Opportunities.
They seem to offer occasional internships, depending on department needs, etc. Contact them if you would like more information.
"Undergraduate and graduate level students gain experience and exposure to a professional museum work environment through MoPA’s Internship Program." See the Web site for more information.
Dinosaurs. Mastodons. And (sometimes) they have internships, too.
Check "Internships" to see what's currently available.
They offer some unpaid internships, open to local students, although Berserkly students receive preference.
They have a volunteer internship program. "Interns are accepted in Fall, Spring, and Summer for a Public Programs internship in the Education Department."
Check the Web site for sporadically posted openings for internships and part-time jobs for graduate students. SFMOMA; 151 Third Street; San Francisco, CA 94103; tele: 415/357-4170; fax: 415/357-4158.
The San Jose Museum of Art offers unpaid internships at the Museum.
""Working with the Art Department of Mission College, the museum offers mentorship programs for college students, both undergraduate and graduate, designed to match the unique skills and interests of the intern with specific Museum projects."See Education for more information.
Colorado Council on the Arts
"The American Numismatic Association offers Internships for collectors and professionals with the intent of furthering scholarly numismatic research, gaining experience in the numismatic community and an opportunity for professional development through the portal of numismatics. Both internships are located at the headquarters of the Association in Colorado Springs, and will last from June 1 through August 15." See the Web site.
"Applications are now being accepted for Summer 2010 Internships at the BLM-Anasazi Heritage Center. Three internships are available in Curation, Visitor's Services and Exhibits. The deadline for applying [was] Feb. 26, 2010. The application process is a bit different then in years past. The internships are now sponsored by the National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE). The application, instructions for applying and the list of all internships being offered through this program are available at: (http://www.preservenet.cornell.edu/employ/ncpe.html) Applicants must use this process to apply. Contact: Tracy_Murphy@co.blm.gov, Assistant Museum Curator and Internship Coordinator, BLM Anasazi Heritage Center, 27501 Highway 184, Dolores, Colorado 81323.
This is a site for several Historic Sites in or near Aspen. Click "Intern Program" to find out what is currently offered. Additional internship opportunities are available. Please check our website [above]."
SUMMER 2011 STUDENT INTERNSHIPS. U.S. citizens only. Two positions: Collection Management and Visitor Services. Lonnng description of requirements and duties; contact Tracy Murphy, Assistant Curator, BLM - Anasazi Heritage Center, 27501 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323, Office: 970-882-5643, Fax: 970-882-7035, E-mail: (T2Murphy@blm.gov). Applications for both internships must be received by April 15, 2011.
Go to Volunteer Program for information on current opportunities. "The Museum's internship program is committed to providing a learning environment for motivated individuals interested in pursuing a career in a museum-related field."
Check the Web site to see what is currently available.
They have offered internships in the past; check with them about current offers.
Connecticut Commission on the Arts
The internship program seems no longer to exist. However, you never know when the dead will rise again. Check the Web site for more information.
The Arts in Delaware
They sometimes offer internships; check the Web site.
"Students enrolled in area colleges and universities may apply for internships to fulfill curriculum requirements." See the Web site.
They sometimes have internships; check the Web site.
See Be an Intern: Web site.
The Museum has had internships in many areas of the museum. Latest: will be offering paid internships to be held for ten weeks, from May 21- July 27, 2012.. See: Summer Internships. The Museum encourages students from all backgrounds to apply and is committed to a culturally diverse group. Application materials can be found on the Museum's website at (http://www.ringling.org/Opportunities) Deadline to Apply: March 23, 2012. They seem to have internships available fairly often. Ask before you apply!
They sometimes have internships; check the Web site.
Fall, 2011 Fall 2011 Collections and Curatorial Division Internship. See the link for details. "Deadline to apply is August 16, 2011. However, applications will be accepted until candidates are selected."
Georgia Council for the Arts
Over-Flashy Web site now lacks internship information; but if interested, why not ask if opportunities still exist?
Check the Web site for current opportunities.
"Please see the Web site for more information.
State Foundation on Culture and the Arts
Illinois Arts Council
"Internships are offered by the Art Institute's many departments throughout the year and enable students to gain first-hand experience in their areas of interest or study. Interns, working under the guidance of curators or department heads, assist in routine departmental work that ranges from special projects and research to clerical support. Interns are undergraduate, graduate or recent college graduates. A major in art history or fine art is not essential. Internships vary from department to department; a majority of internships are offered unpaid or for academic credit." See the Web site for more information.
"Mt. Carroll, IL. Scholarships are available for qualified applicants. Call 815-244-1173 or see (http://www.campbellcenter.org/) Website or click on these links for (http://www.campbellcenter.org/pages/scholarships.html). Scholarship Information and (http://www.campbellcenter.org/pages/documents/REGISTRATION2010-CC.pdf) Registration Form. [Posted 24 July 2010]
"The Center for American Archeology, Kampsville, Illinois has had several employment opportunities available in the past. See the Web site for more information.
They have had generous programs in the past; contact them at through the Web site.
"The Great Lakes Naval Museum internship program allows for interns with numerous interests, strengths, and goals to gain practical, hands-on museum experience at the United States Navy's newest museum..." See the Web site for details or contact: Jennifer Searcy, Director, Great Lakes Naval Museum, Building 42, 610 Farragut Avenue, Great Lakes, IL 60088, Ph: 847-688-3169, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
"Two 26 week internships with start date in May. $8.25/hour for 40 hours per week. Intern receive a $250 monthly housing stipend. No on-site housing is available but site is very close to Decatur. Deadline: March 12, 2010...To apply or ask questions about the community, the museum or internship, see the Web site or please contact:
- Brent Wielt, Historic Sites Manager
- Macon County Conservation District
- 3939 Nearing Lane
- Decatur, IL 62521
They have in the past offered paid Education Internships. Check the Web site to see what if anything is on offer now.
Check to see what's available now.
"The Museum of Contemporary Art internship program welcomes students and recent graduates who wish to broaden their education and professional experience by working and learning in a not-for-prořt museum." See"internships.
These are offered in different areas of the library and can vary in requirements, schedule and pay (or lack thereof). Check.
In the past they have offered multiple internships in various departments. Check the Web site to see what is currently available.
"The IMA offers internships for undergraduates, graduates and recent graduates each year during the spring and summer. Interns selected to participate in the program gain practical experience, marketable skills and a broad exposure to museum work. Internships are potentially available within the curatorial, development/membership, education, marketing, registration and visitor services departments. Interns participate in the ongoing work of the department to which they are assigned and will be expected to complete a project or some portion of a major project. Individual responsibilities are determined by the educational background and work experience of the intern, as well as the needs of the department. Interns are not paid; however, they can receive course credit. Spring internship applications (for January-April) are due November 1. Summer internship applications (for June-August) were due April 1. For more information, please check the Web site or contact:
- Indianapolis Museum of Art
- Internship Program
- Education Division
- Indianapolis Museum of Art
- 1200 West 38th Street
- Indianapolis, IN 46208-4196
They have offered internships in the past; check the Web site for current offers.
For summer 2012. "The museum internship program at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Museum offers real world museum experience to students interested in pursuing a career within the field. The internship is restricted to upper level undergraduate and graduate students. We assign a variety of collections and exhibits related projects to our interns...Application materials are due by *March 30, 2012*. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and at least two references to Melanie Stimmel, Assistant Curator, 210 Parkside Drive, P.O. Box 488, West Branch, IA 52358 OR e-mail the above information to (email@example.com)." See the Web site foe more information.
They have previously offered paid internships. Check the Web sites to see what is currently available.
Kansas Art Commission
They have previously offered internships for undergraduates and graduate students. Please check the Web site for more information.
Previously offered a summer internship. Check to see if it is still offered.
They have had internships in the past; check the Web site for current information.
KENTUCKY ARTS COUNCIL
In Frankfort. They offer both fellowships and internships for graduate students. Applications must be received by February 15, 2012. Detailed information about fellowships, internships, and application procedures can be found on The Filson's Web site: [link above]." Applications must be received by February 15, 2012. Detailed information about fellowships, internships, and application procedures can be found on The Filson's Web site: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/fellowships.html.
"The Kentucky Historical Society has a number of paid and unpaid summer internships in the areas of collections, education, and research available for summer 2012. Please visit our internship listings at [link above]...If you have any questions about an internship please contact Phyllis Gilman at (firstname.lastname@example.org)."
Check the Web site to see what is on offer now.
Louisiana Division of the Arts
"The National World War II Museum's internship or work-study program is designed to give college students an opportunity to complement their formal education with career-related experiences. An internship refers to a variety of programs which provide college students with practical work experience as part of a formal education program leading to a degree...Museum internships are awarded to college juniors and seniors and students entered in graduate programs." For more information, please see the Web site.
"Montpelier, the General Henry Knox Museum, an historic house museum in midcoast Maine, is pleased to post its three paid internships for 2010. [Areas: Museum (2) and educational intern] For all internships, undergraduate or graduate students with a background or strong interest in history, historic preservation, education, library and archival science or museum studies are encouraged to apply. A high level of self-motivation and initiative is required. Saturdays and some special evening and weekend events are required. Starting and ending dates are flexible. We regret that the museum can not provide housing. To apply, please send a letter describing your interest and experience with museums and/or nonprofits, a resume and three references to Intern Search, General Henry Knox Museum, PO Box 326, Thomaston, ME 04861 or by e-mail (Word documents or pdf's only, please) to email@example.com. Please indicate in which internship you are interested. Application deadline was Monday, March 1, 2010. Annual? For more information, please see the Web site."
"The Fellowship is an intensive twelve-week program in research and hands-on museum practice. The experience includes interaction with museum visitors, providing docent tour services, exposure to museum education, development, and administration issues as they relate to curatorial activity and exhibit development, attending professional staff meetings, and opportunities to meet and network with regional museum professionals...The Fellowship is open to graduate and upper level undergraduate students pursuing museum, preservation, or academic careers...Completed applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on March 3, 2010." Please see the Web site for full information.
"offers 2 paid internships each summer" Contact:Nancy Smoak Projects Director Rufus Porter Museum PO Box 544 Bridgton, ME 04009
Maryland Arts Council
They have offered several internships in the past; no sign of them now but if you are interested please contact: Director of Human Resources, Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230.
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers a graduate or post graduate level internship in museum education. Go here to learn about current opportunities.
"he National Electronics Museum offers spring, summer, and fall internships in collections management and exhibit design to qualified students. The deadline for spring application is 31 January. The deadline for the summer is 30 April. The deadline for fall is 31 August. To apply please include a letter of introduction and a copy of your curriculum vita. Scholars interested in fellowships should contact the museum director."
The Institute for Learning Innovation, an Annapolis, MD-based non-profit, offers internships and fellowships three times per year: spring, summer, and fall. The Institute is a non-profit organization that describes, assesses and advances learning both in free-choice settings and in the formal educational system. Check internships to find current information.
They seem to offer internships every summer: "JMM summer internships are full time for ten weeks and include a modest stipend." Check the Web site.
Immensely long announcement--contact them for details. Basics: conduct an inventory of material in the (MCHS) library and archives related to the development of suburban Montgomery County...TO APPLY: Send or e-mail a cover letter and detailed resume to the address below. Please include the names and contact information for three references familiar with your work. Candidates for this position should have a strong interest and background in 20th century American history and/or some experience working in a research library setting. Upper level undergraduate and graduate students or recent graduates in archive or library science are preferred, but applicants with archive or library experience from museum studies, anthropology, and history programs are also encouraged to apply. Deadline: April 30, 2010.
- Beth Hickey, Assistant Director
- Montgomery County Historical Society
- 111 W. Montgomery Ave.
- Rockville, MD 20850
"The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland is pleased to offer opportunities for qualified undergraduate and graduate students, and those in between degree programs, to intern in various museum divisions throughout the year. Based on a system of supervised learning, the internships enable students to understand how a museum operates and how to relate this experience to academic and professional goals." Please see the Web site for current opportunities.
Massachusetts Cultural Council
Previously offered: "a Winter/Spring 2010 Collections Intern...This internship [was] part time and unpaid. Please send a cover letter and resume to the Brookline Historical Society, (firstname.lastname@example.org)." [Posted 22 February 2010]
Harvard University Art Museums Cambridge, Mass., USA. "The Busch-Reisinger Museum is the only museum in America devoted to promoting the informed enjoyment and critical understanding of the arts of Central and Northern Europe, with a special emphasis on the German-speaking countries." In the recent past the museum has offered the Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Internship. Check the Web site for this and others.
In the recent past they have offered internships. Check the Web site or contact them to see what is going on now.
Go the the Opportunities at DeCordova page for information on their unpaid internships.
The Fogg's collections are devoted to: "history of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present, with particular strengths in Italian early Renaissance, British pre-Raphaelite, and nineteenth-century French art." Check the Web site for information about their Curatorial Internships.
"The Hingham Historical Society, Hingham, Massachusetts, seeks a museum studies student or recent graduate to fill the Sally Hess Memorial Internship for the Summer of 2010. Applicants for the internship will have the opportunity to assist with curatorial and collections management projects in the Old Ordinary House Museum...The Sally Hess Memorial Internship is a one semester 200-hour curatorial internship granted with a stipend of $1,500 to students or recent graduates interested in the field of museum studies or public history...The Society is looking for mature students or recent graduates in Museum Studies, Public History, History, or Art History who are energetic, organized, dedicated and sensitive to both the needs of our audiences and the collections we are committed to preserve. The Sally Hess Memorial Internship will provide interns with practical museum experience that is essential to building a career in the museum field, but which is not generally obtained in the classroom setting of a museum studies or public history program. Send a resume, cover letter, and the names of 3 references to the Hingham Historical Society, P.O. Box 434, Hingham, MA 02043 by February 12, 2010." Contact before applying.
Ask about current opportunities.
They have offered internships in the past; ask to find out what they are currently offering.
They sometimes have internships. Contact: Connie Colom, Director, The Lynn Museum & Historical Society, 125 Green Street, Lynn, MA 01902 or to email@example.com.
They have previously offered internships For more information, please see the website."
"The Nantucket Historical Association is seeking Museum Education interns to facilitate its wide array of summer programming, both in the museum's Discovery Room and at its historic sites. This is a paid internship that includes housing. Any adventurers out there who want to spend a summer on a quaint and history-rich island? For a printer-friendly job description, visit [the Web site]." Ask if any new offers.
The Peabody Museum Archives has offered positions for volunteers and interns who wish to work on processing (arrangement and description) and preservation projects. For more information, check the Web site.
The museum "houses superb collections of ancient, Islamic, Asian, and later Indian art." Check the Web site for information on internships.
Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
"During the summer of 2010, we [sic] are offering two paid graduate internships...The deadline for application is Monday March 1 (postmarked or emailed by 11:59 PM EST). Submit applications, resume and letters of recommendation by mail or e-mail to:Simmons Internship Committee Attention: Cynthia R. Miller, Chair Via email: HistoryInternship@TheHenryFord.org Subject: ApplicationSee the Web site for more information.
Go to "Employment" on the Web site to find information on seasonal employment with the parks. Location: Mackinac Island (with occasional duties in Mackinaw City) Mackinac State Historic Parks has three museum sites: Fort Mackinac (established 1780), Colonial Michilimackinac (1715), and Historic Mill Creek (early 19th century). Colonial Michilimackinac and Historic Mill Creek are located on the mainland at the northern tip of Michigan's lower peninsula, and Fort Mackinac on Mackinac Island. For more information, see the Web site or contact:e-mail LINNT@state.mi.us or write to: Mackinac State Historic Parks, ATTN: Employment Applications, PO Box 873, Mackinaw City, MI 49701.
Minnesota State Arts Board
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts offers many volunteer internships for individuals considering or pursuing careers in museum work. All candidates with skills, interests, or experiences relevant to museum work are eligible. Internships may range from one to twelve months in length, with a minimum time commitment of twenty hours per week expected. Intern positions are typically project-oriented within a specific department...Candidates may consider internships in several areas of the museum, including the Curatorial, Education, Marketing and Communications, and Development Divisions. Interns are placed three times each year. The application deadlines are: October 1 for winter/spring internships, March 1 for summer internships, and June 1 for fall/winter internships. For more information on internships and their availability, contact:
- Intern Coordinator,
- Administrative Assistant,
- The Minneapolis Institute of Arts,
- 2400 Third Avenue South,
- Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404,
- Fax 612-870-3004.
Mississippi Arts Commission
Previously offered a fulltime paid internship. Check the Web site to see if anything is currently available. (10 April 2010)
Missouri Arts Council
TOY AND MINIATURE MUSEUM
Three internships are available for summer, 2011. 1 in Collections, 2 in the Education department. For Collections, "please send materials to Kristie Dobbins, Curator, 5235 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64112 or via e-mail at (firstname.lastname@example.org). Resume and cover letter due by April 8, 2011. For Education, "please send application materials to Laura Taylor, Museum Educator, Toy and Miniature Museum, 5235 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64112 or (email@example.com)." Resume and cover letter due by April 8, 2011.
Montana Arts Council
"The BCC offers numerous opportunities for Curation Assistants and Volunteers in Museum Collections Management and Northern Plains Archaeology." They frequently post intern positions, esp. for the summer. Please check the Web site for more information, or contact:
- David K. Wade
- Billings Curation Center
- Bureau of Land Management
- 5001 Southgate
- Billings, Montana 59101
- QUESTIONS: (406)896-5213
Missoula. They frequently offer volunteer opportunities and the occasional internship. Please check the Web site.
Adrienne DeAngelis firstname.lastname@example.org