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Opportunities | Internships

The Morgan Library & Museum has the following unpaid internship opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.

Old Master and 19th Century Drawings before 1900 Internships
The Department of Drawings and 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.

The internship requires a commitment of one or two days per week over the course of a semester (spring, summer, or fall). Please specify your availability in your cover letter. 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.

To apply: please submit a résumé and cover letter to:

Modern and Contemporary Drawings Internship
The Department of Modern and Contemporary Drawings is seeking a graduate intern to assist in conducting research on the permanent collection and in researching exhibitions of drawings. Responsibilities will include research at local libraries, compiling checklists, organizing 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 one or two days per week, for a duration of at least four months.

To apply: please submit a résumé and cover letter to:

We accept applications on a rolling basis for unpaid internships throughout the year.

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