Summer Internship for Graduate Students (Paid)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Museum Archives
The Museum's Summer Internship for Graduate Students offers the opportunity to help with projects related to the Museum's collections, special exhibitions or historical records. Training is integral to the interns' experience; in addition to developing practical work skills through their departmental placements, interns participate in MuSe (Museum Seminars) and interact directly with the Museum's diverse audience by conducting gallery talks based on their areas of expertise.
Archives Placement Project Description
The Museum Archives Summer Graduate intern's primary responsibility will be to support archival processing of the textual and photographic records of Robert Lehman and the Lehman family related to their art collection. In addition, the intern will attend regular Archives staff meetings and perform other duties, such as reference assistance and historical research, as assigned.
This internship is open to individuals who are currently enrolled in a master's program or who have graduated from a master's program within one year of the application deadline. PhD candidates are not eligible to apply.
Dates and Compensation
June 3ľAugust 9, 2013
Full time: five days, thirty-five hours per week
Compensation: approximately $3,500 ($10.00/hour, less applicable taxes and deductions)
January 10, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. (EST). Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.
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