The Morgan Library & Museum Academic Year Internships

(Part-time, paid)

The Morgan Library & Museum welcomes applications for its 2022-2023 Academic Year internship program. The program will provide an introduction to the variety of career opportunities available in museums and special collection libraries. Each intern will be assigned to a department relevant to their interest and work with departmental staff on timely topics in that area. Interns will also have the opportunity to learn about the Morgan, and the museum and special collection fields more generally through professional development opportunities such as facility tours and meetings with museum leadership.


Academic Year, internships are available in the following areas:

  • Communications and Marketing
  • Education
  • Imaging & Rights
  • Modern & Contemporary Drawings
  • Reading Room
  • Printed Books & Bindings

The internships are onsite at the Morgan, two days per week, beginning in mid-September.

The Morgan requires all employees and interns to have been fully vaccinated and have received booster shots against the COVID-19 virus.

Eligibility

  • Current enrollment as an undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Strong interest in a career in the museum or library field.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States (international candidates must be eligible to participate in a paid internship program in the United States).
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Compensation: 

$17 per hour.

To apply: 

Interns will be selected on a competitive basis via an application process. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through August 20, 2022.

To apply, submit the following materials, in English, via email as a single pdf to the following address: internships@themorgan.org

  1. A cover letter containing the following information:
    • The internship of interest to you. Specify ONE from the following:
      • Communications and Marketing
      • Education
      • Imaging and Rights
      • Modern & Contemporary Drawings
      • Reading Room
      • Printed Books & Bindings
      • A statement regarding your interest in the museum or library field and the way this opportunity would assist your career goals.
      • Any other information that you would like to provide regarding your candidacy for a Morgan internship.
  2. A resume
  3. Names and contact information of two references


Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted as soon as possible, with notification of decision following soon thereafter. No phone calls, please.

About the Morgan Library & Museum
A museum and independent research library located in the heart of New York City, the Morgan Library & Museum began as the personal library of financier, collector, and cultural benefactor Pierpont Morgan. The Morgan offers visitors close encounters with great works of human accomplishment in a setting treasured for its intimate scale and historic significance. Its collection of manuscripts, rare books, music, drawings, and works of art comprise a unique and dynamic record of civilization, as well as an incomparable repository of ideas and of the creative process from 4000 BC to the present.


Support for the Morgan Library & Museum Internship Program is provided by the Themis Brown Endowment Fund and the Rudin Foundation.