Opportunities | Internships
The Morgan Library & Museum has the following internship opportunity for full-time active CUNY undergraduate students.
Compensation: $10.00 / hour
Hours: 10–15 per week
Days: 2–3 days per week (schedule negotiable)
#HR3020ED – Education
The Education Department is seeking an intern to help implement the Morgan's school programs, teacher's programs, and family programs. The suitable candidate will demonstrate a keen interest in the field of museum education and in the visual arts, a rigorous attention to detail, and solid writing and communication skills. The intern will assist in the daily implementation of the school and after school programs, set-up and clean-up school program classes, maintain school and family program supplies, assist in preparing teacher confirmation packets, submit event forms, and assist in the production of school and family pamphlet and flyers. Physical condition should allow lifting, bending, reaching top shelves, and pushing carts. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite required. The School Programs Assistant reports to the Manager of Gallery Programs with overall supervision by the Director of Education.
To apply: Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to:
Management Information Services
Web Intern (Part-Time)
The Morgan Library & Museum is seeking a Web Intern to assist the Web Manager with a variety of tasks such as data entry, scanning, processing images for the Web, and other activities related to the Morgan's online presence. The Web Intern will provide support for projects that involve working in Adobe PHOTOSHOP, MS Access, and coding HTML, and help to develop and maintain websites built with Drupal.
A background in art, design, or digital media, and knowledge of PHOTOSHOP, HTML, and Drupal is preferred.
Compensation: $15.00 / hour
To apply: Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter and resume to Human Resources at:
Department of Drawings & Prints
The Morgan Library & Museum has the following unpaid internship opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of Drawings & Prints.
Modern and Contemporary Drawings Internship
The Department of Drawings and Prints is seeking a graduate intern specializing in modern and contemporary art to assist with the preparations of several exhibitions of twentieth-century drawings. Responsibilities will include research at local libraries, compiling checklists, organizing exhibition files, helping with various aspects of catalog preparation, drafting professional correspondence, and miscellaneous office tasks. This position offers a great opportunity to gain substantial, wide-ranging experience in a museum environment.
The internship requires a commitment of two days per week, for a duration of four months, beginning mid-September. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter as soon as possible.
Old Master Drawings Internships
The Department of Drawings & Prints has a limited number of unpaid internships available throughout the academic year and during the summer. Interns assist curators with permanent collection or exhibition projects by performing library research, as well as fulfilling routine departmental duties such as filing, typing, and photocopying.
A minimum commitment of at least thirty working days, which can be distributed over a negotiable period of time, is required. Positions are open to graduate students, B.A. graduates and undergraduates at advanced stages in their art history or other relevant coursework. Knowledge of Italian, French, or German is desirable.
We accept applications on a rolling basis for unpaid internships throughout the year. For full consideration for a specific seasonal internship, please apply by the following dates:
Summer internships; applications due April 1
Fall internships; applications due July 1
Winter/Spring internships; applications due November 1
To apply: please submit a résumé and cover letter to:
Please make sure to indicate which internship you are seeking.