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The Studio Museum offers paid internship opportunities in conjunction with the academic calendar year. While we have closed our applications for our general Summer 2020 season, we still have two positions available through our partnership with Arts Intern. Please see below for the instructions on how to apply through Arts Intern’s website.

The next major round of internship opportunities at the Studio Museum will be the Fall 2020, please see below for more details.

Arts Intern Partnership

In addition to the internship opportunities we offer, The Studio Museum in Harlem also offers two positions through our partners at Arts Intern, a program of Studio Institute, for the Summer 2020 season. The two positions are in the Education and Curatorial departments. Arts Intern provides opportunities for college undergraduates with demonstrated financial need to gain paid experience within museums and cultural institutions. For eligibility and application information regarding the Arts Intern positions, please visit http://www.artsintern.org/. Please direct inquiries about the Arts Intern program to artsintern@studioinstitute.org.

Fall 2020 Season:

The next major round of applications will be for the Fall 2020 season. The application form and a full description of each available internship position will be posted on this page by July 1, 2020.

Our Fall 2020 season will include opportunities in the following departments: Finance & Accounting, Communications, Curatorial, Director’s Office, Design & Digital Media, Development, Education, and Public Programs & Community Engagement. Please note that we allow applicants to select a first and second choice for positions they would like to be considered for.

Internship Program Description:

The Museum’s Internship Program provides college undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates with a wide range of experiences designed to provide insight into the daily workings of a professional museum environment. In addition to working on meaningful, engaging projects with Museum staff, interns engage in a series of meetings, workshops, public programs, and offsite visits to arts and cultural institutions.

Interns are required to commit a minimum of 20 hours a week during the work week. Only individuals authorized to work for the Museum in the United States will be accepted into the internship program. The Museum will consider expressions of interest in providing volunteer services to the Museum from non-work authorized individuals.