Resources in Art History for Graduate Students


INTERNSHIPS WITH MUSEUMS, GALLERIES, ETC


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Some General Resources for Internships and Museum Information


"Aviso" the newsletter of the American Association of Museums
CAA News
Museum-L
The Museum Employment Resource Center
Museum Work
Art Museum Network "The official website of the world's leading art museums."
Global Museum "the FREE international webzine." MuseumStuff.com Museums all over the world; exhibitions, news, oddities. http://www.idealist.org listings related to working in the non-profit or volunteer sector.
ArtStaffing For Museum Executives and Staff NY Foundation for the Arts Jobs Canadian Museums Resources from the U Toronto Museum Studies Program

Individual Listings

Back to: States Alabama to Montana

Here are: States Nevada to Wyoming and non-U.S.A.

NEVADA

Nevada Arts Council

NEW HAMPSHIRE

STRAWBERY BANKE MUSEUM SUMMER MUSEUM STUDIES INTERNSHIP

They have summer internships in Museum Studies. Request an application by contacting Michelle Moon, Director of Education, at (mmoon@strawberybanke.org) (mailto:mmoon@strawberybanke.org) The application consists of a completed form, short statement, two references, and a transcript. Annual?

Michelle Moon, Director of Education
Strawbery Banke Museum
PO Box 300, Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 422-7507 ~ mmoon@strawberybanke.org 

NEW JERSEY

New Jersey State Council on the Arts

CAMDEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

They sometimes have positions available. Contact:

NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Arts

PLANNING AND DESIGN FIRM SUMMER INTERNSHIP

They've had internships in previous years. Write and ask if they have any more on the drawing board.

NEW YORK

New York State Council on the Arts

AMERICAN MERCHANT MARINE MUSEUM

"The internship program at the American Merchant Marine Museum provides students with exposure to the inner workings of a metropolitan museum, promoting an awareness of museum careers through experiences not available through academic settings. The internship will allow the student to relate theory to practice and to interact with professionals. The internship program is a great way to gain practical experience in your field of interest. Projects can be completed in history research, collections, and education. Internship projects are based on current museum needs. For more information and an application, go to the Web site (above)."

AMHERST MUSEUM

"Amherst Museum, a mid-size local history museum..." sometimes has internships. For more information, check the Web site or contact the Curator of Exhibits and Collections, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst, NY, 14228 or by email to: mcurator@adelphia.net.

BASEBALL HALL OF FAME SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

"...the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program is a ten week experience that offers college and graduate students an opportunity to work alongside Museum and Library staff to gain hands-on professional training in a field that closely matches his/her major. Interns craft leadership and communication skills by attending career seminars hosted by Hall of Fame staff and community leaders and also by participating in thematic public speaking, research and writing assignments that directly relate to the fulfilling the mission of the organization. An excellent opportunity for students in the museum field, we offer positions in curatorial, collections, education, membership, group sales, public relations and more! The application deadline is January 31.

COE HALL HISTORIC HOUSE MUSUM

"Planting Fields Foundation is a non-profit organization offering internship opportunities for the summer, and fall of 2009 to aid the Curatorial Department in several different Collections Management projects dealing with our Manuscript, Photographic, Fine Art, and antique Furniture Collections." See the Web site for more information.

COOPER-HEWITT MUSEUM

They offer some unpaid/volunteer academic year internships. All of their summer internships are now funded through the Peter Krueger Summer Internship Program. There are a total 13 positions available this summer (2007) with a stipend of $2500. Additional information on the internship program can be found on the Cooper-Hewitt website at (http://www.cooperhewitt.org/EDU/internships.asp) and all inquiries can be sent to edu@si.edu.

THE DRAWING CENTER

"The Drawing Center is the only not-for-profit institution in the country to focus on the exhibition of drawings, both contemporary and historical." Click to find information about the most recent internships on offer.

FRAUNCES TAVERN COLLECTION/CURATORIAL INTERNSHIPS

Applications for positions for Spring, 2012 due 15 December 2011. "The internship will start in January 2012 and is unpaid...Must be currently enrolled in undergraduate studies (history, politics, English, or similar) or graduate studies (museum studies, public history, education, American History or similar), or have completed either/or. Intern should be detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently. Must be able to climb stairs and ladders. A solid Early American, Colonial American and Revolutionary War history a plus. If interested please send cover letter and resume to e-mail: (curator@frauncestavernmuseum.org)

FRICK COLLECTION ANDREW W. MELLON PREDOCTORAL CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP 2008-2010

"The Frick Collection is pleased to announce the availability of a two-year predoctoral fellowship funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for an outstanding doctoral candidate who wishes to pursue a curatorial career in an art museum. The fellowship will offer invaluable curatorial training and will provide the scholarly and financial resources required for completing the doctoral dissertation. It is best suited to a student working on a dissertation that pertains to one of the major strengths of the Collection and Library. The Fellow will be expected to divide his or her time between the completion of the dissertation and activities in the curatorial department. Applicants must be within the final two years of completing their dissertations. The Mellon Fellow will receive a stipend of $33,000 per year plus benefits and a travel allowance. The term will begin in September 2008 and conclude in August 2010. The application deadline for the fellowship is January 17, 2008. Please see (http://www.frick.org/information/fellowships.htm) for the application requirements and additional information." Available again?

SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, NEW YORK CITY

FALL AND SPRING SEMESTER INTERNSHIPS for undergraduate and graduate students, in most departments and administrative offices of the Museum. Most are unpaid. See this link for latest information.

PEGGY GUGGENHEIM COLLECTION, VENICE

Each internship lasts a maximum of three months and provides the opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience at the museum while living and studying in Italy. Stipends available. Link to the Internship page. You'll need to read between the lines there. Write: The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, 701 Dorsoduro, 30123 Venice, Italy. Fax: (39) 41-520-9885.

HANFORD MILLS MUSEUM SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

They have at times had opportunities..."If you are interested in an internship, please contact Caroline de Marrais, Assistant Director at hanford2@hanfordmills.org or mail a resume and cover letter to Hanford Mills Museum, P.O. Box 99, East Meredith, NY 13757. The Museum offers competitive compensation (commensurate with experience), and optional on-site housing."

IndoCenter OF ART AND CULTURE

"Volunteer internship available for undergraduate or graduate student interested in non-profit arts institutions and/or South Asian culture. Hours are flexible (daytime or evening available). Duties include staffing admissions desk for lectures and other evening programs, assisting with day-to-day operations, and researching funding opportunities. To apply, send resume and cover letter to IndoCenter, 530 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001. Or fax to: 212-462-4437. Any inquiries, call: 212-462-4221."

INTERFAITH CENTER OF NEW YORK

Interfaith Center of New York, 40 East 30th Street, New York, N.Y. 10016; fax 212.685.4222; or E-mail: Tbluebeans@aol.com.

JEWISH MUSEUM INTERNSHIPS

They sometimes have opportunities. Contact them for more information.

SAMUEL H. KRESS FOUNDATION CONSERVATION FELLOWSHIPS

Offers ten $25,000 Conservation Fellowships for advanced internships in fine arts conservation. These Fellowships are restricted to individuals who have completed an M.A. degree in art conservation and are for a one-year internship. Application must be made by the museum or conservation research facility at which the internship will be based. Applications should include a brief description of the internship, the dates for the internship, the c.v. of the individual nominated, and three letters of recommendation. Check the Web site for further information. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Kress Foundation, 174 East 80th Street, New York City, NY 19921. No e-mail address given.

MAKOR/STEINHARDT CENTER OF THE 92nd STREET Y

They have offered internships in the past; contact them to find out what they may have currently.

THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Various oportunities.

MUNSON-WILLIAMS-PROCTOR INSTITUTE

Previously they've offered internships; impossible to truly look for them on this highly animated but sloppily done Web site.

EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO

This NYC museum offers summer internships for college students and graduates for academic credit. If funding is available, weekly stipends are offered as well. For more information, contact:

MUSEUM OF THE EARTH

Ask if currently offered.

MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE

They offer internships for undergraduate and graduate students.

MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

See above right for image. And they do indeed have Internships.

MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE

They offer a number of internships throughout the year, "every semester for course credit, and...paid ones in the summer" to quote Registrar Natalia Fidelholtz. See the Web site above for details or contact the Museum:

NEW YORK CITY POLICE MUSEUM INTERNSHIPS

"The NYC Police Museum is offering internships on an ongoing basis to qualified students interested in all aspects of Collections Management...The number internships, requirements, and scheduling will be reviewed on a case by case basis. My [SIC] only requirement is that interns log at least 6 hours a week. I am also willing to work with interns to develop projects based on their individual needs and interests example: textiles, photographs, data entry. Please send a resume to:

NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY INTERNSHIPS

They appear to offer internships of different types throughout the year; check the Web site for the latest information.

PLANTING FIELDS FOUNDATION INTERNSHIPS

"Attention undergraduate and graduate Museum Studies,Art History, and Fine Art Majors: Planting Fields Foundation is looking for Interns...to aid the Curatorial Department in several different Collections Management projects dealing with the manuscript, photographic and Fine Art Collections located at the Coe Mansion within the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park on Long Island in Oyster Bay. If you are interested please look us up on our website [above] to learn more about the Historic House Museum and grounds. You can go to the link that reads "Join Our Team" and fill out a volunteer application even though you are interested in a credited internship (the form is the same) and please send a copy of your resume including your current course of study and the College or University that you are enrolled in. You can e-mail your information: (kcaratzola@plantingfields.org). Hope to hear from you soon."

UPSTATE HISTORY ALLIANCE SUMMER INTERNSHIP

They have offered internships in the recent past (2006)

NORTH CAROLINA

GASTON COUNTY MUSEUM INTERNSHIPS

They have offered opportunities in the past. Now? Contact museum for full information:

REYNOLDA HOUSE, MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART

They have semester, summer and a year-long (paid?) internships. Check the rather lumpily- organized Web site. Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, P.O. Box 27116, Winston-Salem, NC 27116-1765

NORTH DAKOTA

North Dakota Council on the Arts

STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NORTH DAKOTA

See on the Web site for more information.

OHIO

Ohio Arts Council

BETTS HOUSE NTERNSHIPS

They have offered summer internships. Check the Web sites to see what is currently available.

CINCINNATI ART MUSEUM

"Internship opportunities are available is a variety of Museum departments year round." See here.

CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART

See the Employment page for information on internships.

PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME COLLECTIONS INTERNSHIPS

Check to see any current opportunities.

ROCK AND ROLLL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM

They have offered internships in the past; check the Web site for current avaiability.

TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART

"The Toledo Museum of Art offers a variety of internships throughout the year." See here for more information.

OKLAHOMA

OKLAHOMA ARTS COMMISSION

GREATER SOUTHWEST HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Ardmore, Oklahoma. They have offered internships in the past; check the Web site for more information.

OREGON

Oregon Arts Commission

MT HOOD CULTURAL CENTER AND MUSEUM

They have had intern positions in the past. Contact them to see if anything is or will be available.

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

ATHENAEUM OF PHILADELPHIA INTERNSHIPS

Nothing on the Web site right now, but they have been offered in the past. So, write and ask!

CARNEGIE MELLON : MILLER GALLERY ART INTERNSHIPS

The Regina Gouger Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh sometimes has internships. Visit the Web site.

CHESTER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

They've had internships all year long, sometimes. For more information, please see the Web site.

HERSHEY MUSEUM

They have had internships in the past, but the relentlessly cutsie-pie Web site is not very informative.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 2011

Check to see what, if anything, is currently available.

NATIONAL WATCH AND CLOCK MUSEUM

Lancaster County. Still offered? Write and ask.

PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL & MUSEUM COMMISSION INTERNSHIPS

They have in the past offered summer student internship programs, including the Keystone, Diversity, and Apprentice Preservation programs. Full descriptive and application material is available at [the Web site, linked above].

PENNYPACKER MILLS

Check the Web site for current opportunities.

PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART: INTERNSHIPS

Sometimes they have volunteer positions during the summer; 9 weeks. Sophmore standing. See the Web site for more information.

SAYRE HISTORICAL SOCIETY SUMMER INTERNSHIP

Internships? They had some previously; ask if they'll do it again.

RHODE ISLAND

Rhodes Island State Council on the Arts

INTERNATIONAL TENNIS HALL OF FAME

Newport. Sometimes they have internships. Tennis. Newport. Worth a letter?

NEWPORT ART MUSEUM INTERNSHIPS SUMMER

Newport. Sometimes they have internships. Art. Newport. Worth a letter?

SOUTH CAROLINA

SOUTH CAROLINA ARTS COMMISSION

SOUTH DAKOTA

SOUTH DAKOTA ARTS COUNCIL

ADAMS MUSEUM & HOUSE, INC. INTERNSHIPS

P.O. Box 252, Deadwood, SD 57732. They seem to have opportunities every semester: "At the advanced undergraduate and graduate level". Check the Web site for current information, or contact:

Anne Rogers
museum educator, publications coordinator
Adams Museum & House, Inc.
P.O. Box 252
Deadwood, SD  57732
605.578.1928 phone
605.578.1194 fax
www.AdamsMuseumAndHouse.org
amhpub@rushmore.com

RED CLOUD INDIAN SCHOOL AND HERITAGE CENTER

Check the Web site for information on opportunities or contact The Heritage Center, 100 Mission Drive, Pine Ridge, SD, 57770. Phone: (605) 867-5491.

SOUTH DAKOTA ART MUSEUM INTERNSHIPS

"The South Dakota Art Museum 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 at the South Dakota Art Museum range in length from one to three months. It is expected that interns will commit to a set number of contact hours per week. Intern positions are typically project-oriented with interns working alongside curatorial staff. Students often arrange academic credit for their experience through their college or university.

The availability of internships is determined by the needs of curatorial staff, considering exhibition schedules and the varying potential for challenging intern projects. Candidates may consider internships in several areas of the Museum, including education, exhibitions or collections. Interested interns should contact the South Dakota Art Museum. For more information on the Internship program contact:

STURGIS MOTORCYCLE MUSEUM & HALL OF FAME

No sign of the previous internships, but this does not look like your stuffy ol'museum.

TENNESSEE

Tennessee Arts Commission

TEXAS

THE CHINATI FOUNDATION

"The Chinati Foundation is a contemporary art museum in Marfa, Texas based upon the ideas of its founder, Donald Judd." Read here about the internships they offer every year.

DALLAS HERITAGE VILLAGE INTERNSHIPS

They have a Web site with details on any internships on offer. See the Web site for details.

DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART McDermott Internships

Annual? More or less: (http://www.dallasmuseumofart.org/AboutUs/Internships/index.htm)

THE GRACE MUSEUM

This is "housed in a historic hotel in downtown Abilene. We host paid internships for students. Internships can be in Curatorial, Exhibitions, Art or History related, Education, Marketing/PR, and more. If anyone is interested, they can view our website or e-mail an inquiry to the attention of the President & CEO to (info@thegracemuseum.org). We also post available job openings on our website."

LUBBOCK LAKE LANDMARK STATE HISTORIC PARK

In the past they have offered 9-month internships; check the Web site.

MCFADDIN-WARD HOUSE INTERNSHIP

Now looking for just docents and other volunteers?

OLD CITY PARK: THE HISTORICAL VILLAGE OF DALLAS: SUMMER INTERNSHIP

They have offered internships in the past. Check the Web site or contact them and ASK what is available currently.

OLD RED MUSEUM INTERN

"The Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture is a new 50,000 square-foot history museum in downtown Dallas.Contact work@oldred.org with "Education Intern" in subject heading. For more information, please see (http://http://www.oldred.org/volunteer.aspx)."

SAM RAYBURN HOUSE MUSEUM SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

They have positions of various types every now and then. Check:

TEXAS HERITAGE MUSEUM

They have in the past offered summer internships. Check the Web site.

VILLA FINALE

"Villa Finale, a National Trust Historic Site in San Antonio, Texas", has in the past had internships. Please see the Web site for details.

UTAH

I'M LOOKING...

ANASAZI STATE PARK MUSEUM

In the past they have offered a Summer Internship Opportunity. Check the Web site to see what if anything is available now.

PARK CITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM

"The Park City Museum in Park City, Utah has immediate openings for graduate students as History and Cultural Heritage interns. The successful candidates will assist with all aspects of the museum's operations. Depending on background and skills, interns may work in one or more area of the museum with administration, education, curatorial, public relations, development, and/or collections." Ask to find out if these will be open in 2012.

VERMONT

CALVIN COOLIDGE STATE HISTORIC SITE 2010

"in Plymouth, Notch, VT" has had internships in the past. Ask to see if anything is available now.

SHELBURNE MUSEUM SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

"Shelburne Museum offers a variety of internship opportunities for undergraduate, graduate, and recently graduated students. Internships are available in most areas of the Museum including education, collections, conservation, curatorial, and public relations. While in most cases the Museum cannot offer a stipend, housing is available for selected interns committing to full-time internships for the summer. Applicants should send a letter describing their primary museum interests and career goals accompanied by a resume to: Rich Strum, Coordinator of Adult Programs, Shelburne Museum, P.O. Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482-0010.

ALSO: Fall and Spring Semester Internships. Shelburne Museum offers semester-length internships during both the fall and spring semesters by special arrangement. In some cases, housing is available for full-time interns. For information about internship opportunities contact Rich Strum, Coordinator of Adult Programs at 985-3348, ext. 3392.

Shelburne Museum
P.O. Box 10 * Shelburne, Vermont 05482
(802) 985-3346 * (802) 985-5325 (fax)

VERMONT HISTORICAL SOCIETY SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

Annual? "They have offered internships in the past. Now? "For a complete description of the internship requirements contact (jackie.calder@state.vt.us)."

VIRGINIA

THE STONEWALL JACKSON HOUSE

Lexington, Virginia. They have had internships in the past; check to see what's going on now.

LEE-FENDALL HOUSE MUSEUM: FALL, 2010 (2)

Old Town Alexandria. Collections Management intern and a museum education intern. Part Time. Flexible (weekends acceptable). Unpaid. please see the Web sie for details or contact: Tracy L. Sullivan, Executive Director, at (tracy@leefendallhouse.org) [Posted 12 July 2010]

CITY OF MANASSAS: COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT INTERN

Annual? Ask.

MOUNT VERNON CURATORIAL INTERNSHIP

See the Web site for more information.

STRATFORD HALL COLLECTIONS INTERNSHIPS

Three internships for summer 2009. This summer? Contact and ask.

WASHINGTON STATE

MUSEUM OF FLIGHT

Seattle, WA. Check the Web site for current information.

WASHINGTON, D.C.

CLEMENT ELLIS CONGER MUSEUM SUMMER INTERNSHIP

They have previously offered internships. Contact:

THE EDUCATION TRUST

"The Education Trust has in the past hired both undergraduate and graduate interns. Now? Contact them and ask.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS JUNIOR FELLOWS SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

These are sometimes offered. Check the Web site.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WASHINGTON, D.C.

Look HERE for the latest information on internships of various types.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH MILITARY HISTORY

Contact address below to see if the internships are still being offered.

THE NAVY MUSEUM

Ask if the internships are still being offered: The Center is located in the Washington Navy Yard, 901 M Street, SE, Washington, D.C.

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

Check the web site for more information on the following programs:

ANACOSTIA MUSEUM CURATORIAL INTERNSHIPS for students with scholarly interest in Afro-American Cultural History, Urban History, as well as interests in Education and Exhibition Design. No stipends available. Write: Intern Coordinator, AM, SI, 1901 Fort Place, S.E., Washington, DC 20020. Deadline: Open.

COOPER-HEWITT MUSEUM INTERNSHIPS In a specific department of the Museum for a minimum of one month. Also SUMMER INTERNSHIPS especially for those without previous museum experience, for 10 weeks, June-August. No stipends available. Deadline: March 31. Also PETER KRUEGER-CHRISTIE'S INTERNSHIP PROGRAM open to graduate students who have not yet completed the M.A. degree. Stipend: $2,500. For all of these, contact: Intern Coordinator, CHM, SI, 2 E. 91st St., New York, NY 10128.

FREER GALLERY OF ART AND ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY offer a one-year,four-day week paid internship develop and implement activities for hands-on art program for children ages 6-12. Stipend: $15,000. US citizenship required. Send resume and letter detailing prior experience, expectations, and goals; three letters of recommendation, transcripts and samples of materials developed for teaching children to: Sarah Ridley, A.M Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Inst., P.O. Box 23768, Washington, D.C. 20026-3768.

FREER GALLERY OF ART INTERNSHIPS IN EAST ASIAN ART, LATE 19TH-CENTURY AMERICAN ART, MUSEUM CONSERVATION, AND MUSEUM EDUCATION Preference given to applicants with knowledge of pertinent Asian languages and/or background in Asian/Near Eastern studies and late 19th-Century American Art. No stipends available. Write: Internship Coordinator, FGA, SI, Washington, DC 20560.

HIRSHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN Internships for students enrolled in graduate programs in Art History, for one semester during the academic year. No stipends, but academic credit can be arranged. Contact: Internship Coordinator, Dept. of Education, HMSG, SI, Washington, DC 20560.

OFFICE OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY HISTORICAL PRESERVATION INTERNSHIP PROGRAM offers internships for study of the architectural history of various smithsonian buildings. Contact: OAHHP, Room SI-T238, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART INTERNSHIPS in various departments of the Museum, for one semester or a summer. Background in Art History, Anthropology, Museum Studies, or related discipline required; training in African Art or Culture desirable. No stipends. Contact: Internship Coordinator, NMSAA, SI, Washington, DC 20560.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY INTERNSHIPS for a minimum of three months at 20 hours per week. Contact: Intern Coordinator, Education Department, NPG,SI, 8th and F Streets N.W., Room 195, Washington, DC 20560.

ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY INTERNSHIPS in East Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian and West Asian Art, Museum Conservation, and Museum Education. Preference given to candidates with knowledge of Oriental languages and/or background in Asian or Near Eastern Studies. Contact: Intern Coordinator, AMSG, SI, Washington, DC 20560.

SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ARTMUSEUM "The Advanced-Level Internship program offers comprehensive museum training to graduate students or post college graduates interested in the museum field. Our one semester to one year program combines hands on experience, workshops, lectures, projects, a comprehensive overview of the museum as well as indepth study in one department. Staff members are encouraged to form mentoring relationships with interns and upon completion of the program, interns are added to a database that connects them to an extensive network of nearly 1000 former interns in order to promote networking and career development opportunities. Many of our interns go on to challenging and prestigious positions in the museum field. The program may be done for academic credit in contractual arrangement with the intern's home university. Stipends may be available. Applications are due March 1. To learn how to apply, prospective individuals should contact Judith Hollomon, Intern Program Officer at hollomonj@saam.si.edu or 202-275-1554 M-F. Also visit our website [linked above]."

UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM

"The Museum's internship program provides an environment for qualified candidates to learn about the Holocaust and museum operations. Included are hands-on projects and opportunities to work with Holocaust scholars and museum professionals to learn about their roles, responsibilities, and backgrounds. Internships are available in Holocaust Research and Museum Studies." "Internships usually last for one semester and are either half-time or full-time positions. A limited number of paid internships are available, but are highly competitive. Most internships are unpaid." They have a full online description and application form. Contact: Intern Coordinator, Office of Volunteer and Intern Services, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2150. Tel.: (202) 479-9738. No e-mail given.

WISCONSIN

WAUKESHA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM

The above is a list of available paid and unpaid internsips here.

MILWAUKEE PUBLIC MUSEUM GRADUATE MUSEUM INTERNSHIP SUMMER

"The Milwaukee Public Museum, one of the largest in the United States, is a museum of natural history. Direct applications to Dawn Scher Thomae, Museum Internship Coordinator, at (thomae@mpm.edu) or (414) 278-6157." Ask if these are still being offered.

ROCK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Annual? "The Rock County Historical Society is now accepting applications for internships in Collections. Located in Janesville, Wisconsin, the Rock County Historical Society collects, preserves, and interprets the history of Rock County through exhibitions and educational programming at five different buildings- the Lincoln-Tallman House and Carriage Barn, the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center, the Wilson King Stone House, and the Frances Willard School House. Please visit the Web site for more information on RCHS. These are paid. Graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in museum studies, archives, history, public history, and history are encouraged to apply. To apply please send letter of application with resume to:

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM COLLECTIONS INTERNSHIP Summer 2010

Stephanie Miller's favorite city. "This intern will assist the museum in working toward the goal of completing an inventory of the museum collection of approximately 35,000 objects. The recipient of this internship would concentrate on either the museumÕs Native American, Furniture, or PrangeÕs Animation collection...Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for 2 references to: Tamara Lange, Collections Coordinator, or Cass Karl, Registrar, Sheboygan County Historical Museum, 3110 Erie Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081 or to (langetrl@co.sheboygan.wi.us) and/or (karlclk@co.sheboygan.wi.us). Applications received by March 15, 2010, will receive priority consideration, but applications will be accepted until an intern is chosen."

TEN CHIMNEYS FOUNDATION

They sometimes have internships. See the Web site or contact:

WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY : ARCHAEOLOGICAL INTERNSHIPS

"Internships are available for students seeking an opportunity to work in a professional environment that allows them to interact with archaeologists, researchers, and curators. Internships may be specialized or general depending on a student's interests, qualifications, and on-going research projects. For more information, please see the Web site .

WISCONSIN MARITIME MUSEUM

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum has previously offered 4 paid internship opportunities for the summer. "For more information about the museum, please visit our web site." Annual?

WYOMING

I'M LOOKING...

FORT CASPAR HISTORIC SITE AND MUSEUM : HISTORIC SITE INTERPRETERS

Sometimes have Summer Internships. Annual? Caspar, Wyoming. Knowledge of western American history and/or museum education helpful. EOE. To apply : Mail a cover letter, resume and references to Fort Caspar Museum & Historic Site, 4001 Fort Caspar Road, Casper, WY 82604. For More Information: Call (307) 235-8462. Inquire before applying!

WYOMING STATE MUSEUM

Cheyenne, WY. Ask if these are still being offered. "The Archives, Museum and Records Section of the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources is seeking an intern to work with the collections and/or education staff of the Wyoming State Museum for a twenty to forty hour a week contract for a minimum of three to a maximum of six months. The intern will work on various projects based on current needs of the State Museum and interests of the intern. A professional staff member of the Wyoming State Museum will supervise the intern. The Museum is seeking a candidate who is currently a student in a graduate level university program in museum studies, public history, or related field; or a recent graduate of one of these programs. The intern will be paid $11.00 per hour, with no benefits. Students should send a letter of interest along with a resume, and the names and phone numbers of two references to:



INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

BUNAC

"Work/travel programmes for students and young people."

CIEE

"Internships, work abroad..."

PEGGY GUGGENHEIM COLLECTION, VENICE

Each internship lasts a maximum of three months and provides the opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience at the museum while living and studying in Italy. Stipends available. Deadline: December 15. Write: The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, 701 Dorsoduro, 30123 Venice, Italy. Fax: (39) 41-520-9885. You might also try: Internship Program, SRGM, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128 or call:(212) 727-6200. [Latest edition of the Web site is unclear about who can apply...]

BOSTON UNIVERSITY Study/Internship Abroad Programs

They offer a wide variety of internship opportunities in many countries.
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