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Announcing 2021-2022 Paid Internships


Type: Internships [View all]
Posted by: National Gallery of Art
Deadline: Sun, February 28th, 2021

The National Gallery of Art is pleased to announce 2021-2022 internship opportunities.

Each internship program will feature:

Gallery talks with curators Discussions with top-level administrators, including the Gallery’s director Conversations with staff from a wide variety of museum departments and former interns Behind-the-scenes tours and demonstrations Presentations on the museum’s history and collection Opportunity to develop and present an original talk (10–12 minutes) about an artwork in the Gallery’s collection

The application deadline for all opportunities is February 28 , 2021. Virtual summer internships will take place from June 14 to August 13, 2021. Interdisciplinary and John Wilmerding American Art and Digital Interpretation internships will occur between September 20, 2021 and May 6, 2022.

We invite you to view detailed internship information on the web pages below with links to the application portal.

Virtual Summer Internships - Nine Weeks
These remote nine-week internships provide opportunities to work on projects directed by a Gallery curator or department head in all subject areas. Eligibility varies according to internship. A few are geared to undergraduates, but most are for undergraduates completing their degrees in May or June 2021, currently enrolled graduate students of all levels, and those graduating in May or June 2021 with a relevant degree. Interns will receive a stipend of $4,500.
www.nga.gov/opportunities/interns-and-fellows/graduate/summer.html

John Wilmerding Internships - Nine Months
The John Wilmerding Fund for Education in American Art supports two nine-month internships: one in American art and one in digital interpretation. Through projects directed by a Gallery curator or department head, the internships provide institutional training to students interested in pursuing a museum career. Preference is given to applicants who are enrolled in a graduate program or are recent MA or MFA graduates (degree must have been received no earlier than 2020). Interns will receive a stipend of $26,000.
www.nga.gov/opportunities/interns-and-fellows/wilmerding-internships.html

Interdisciplinary Internships - Nine Months
Working as a team, interns will take a critical look at the Gallery’s collection of pre-1900 American and European paintings, decorative arts, and sculpture to assist curators and educators in reimagining the collections’ presentation through a more inclusive lens. Interns will support a variety of projects, such as the planning and production of in-gallery texts and graphics, digital media resources for on-site and online audiences, and public programs. Priority will be given to applicants who are enrolled in a graduate program or are recent graduates (degree must have been received no earlier than 2019). Interns will receive a stipend of $26,000.
https://www.nga.gov/opportunities/interns-and-fellows/graduate/museum-profession.html

For more information, e-mail intern@nga.gov, or visit https://www.nga.gov/education/interns-fellows.html

     



Posted on Fri, December 4th, 2020
Expires on Sun, February 28th, 2021

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