National Gallery of Art Summer Paid Internships

Deadline: 11 January 2016
Open to: international applicants with minimum a bachelor’s degree
Stipend: 4,500 USD


National Gallery of Art is offering Summer Internships for 2016 in the USA.  Nine-week summer internships provide opportunities to work on projects directed by a Gallery curator or department head. Biweekly museum seminars introduce interns to the broad spectrum of museum work, and to Gallery staff, departments, programs, and functions.


This is an international program. The minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree, with preference given to graduate students. Eligibility varies according to internship. A few are geared to undergraduates completing their degrees in May and June 2016, but most are for currently enrolled graduate students of all levels and those graduating in May or June 2016 with a relevant degree (such as MA, MBA, MFA, M.Arch, M.Ed, JD, or MLS).  Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This is an international program.


Interns receive a stipend of approximately 4,500 USD that is subject to all applicable taxes. Interns, using an authorized public transportation method, will receive an employer-provided fare subsidy to apply toward their monthly transit costs.

How to apply?

Apply online HERE. The application must include:

  • a writing sample (approximately 20 pages, including footnotes or endnotes, bibliography, and images);
  • a full résumé or CV;
  • one copy of transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate institution attended are required.

Find more information on the official website.

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