College and graduate internships are available for the fall and spring semesters (part time) and the summer (full time). From modeling creative exhibition layouts to researching with our curators, college and graduate interns experience unparalleled career development and cultivate fruitful professional relationships. All internships are either paid or for academic credit. Applicants must be enrolled in either college or graduate school.

The application date for the following Fall 2014 internship has been extended to Friday, August 1st.

Family Programs Internship – Prospective interns must be earning a degree in Art History, History, Museum Education or a related field, with an interest in working with families in a museum. The intern will assist with researching, marketing, preparing materials for, and staffing family programs here at the museum and off-site, including our annual Family Benefit Party. By the end of the experience, the intern will have gained experience with all aspects of developing and leading out-of-school-time programs for families. The intern will also work on a semester long project related to the Reading into History Family Book Club and/or the New-York Historical Society Children’s History Book Prize. We require excellent communication and computer skills, attention to detail, and experience working with children between the ages of 3 and 14.

To register and apply, please CLICK HERE for our online booking site Ed-Net.
You will need to create a user account, or use your existing account, to submit your application materials. You will receive an email notification when successfully registered. After you have submitted all of your personal application materials (resume, cover letter, and writing sample), you will receive an email that will include a hyperlink where recommendation letters should be uploaded.

Spring 2015 internship opportunities and application guidelines will be posted on September 29, so check back then!


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