The National Gallery of Art is pleased to announce 2021- 2022 internship opportunities.
Each internship program will feature:
- Gallery talks with curators
- Discussions with top-level administrators, including the Gallery’s director
- Conversations with staff from a wide variety of museum departments and former interns
- Behind-the-scenes tours and demonstrations
- Presentations on the museum’s history and collection
- Opportunity to develop and present an original talk (10–12 minutes) about an artwork in the Gallery’s collection
The application deadline for opportunities is February 28 , 2021. Interdisciplinary and John Wilmerding American Art and Digital Interpretation internships will occur between September 20, 2021 and May 6, 2022.
John Wilmerding Internships – Nine Months
The John Wilmerding Fund for Education in American Art supports two nine-month internships: one in American art and one in digital interpretation. Through projects directed by a Gallery curator or department head, the internships provide institutional training to students interested in pursuing a museum career. Preference is given to applicants who are enrolled in a graduate program or are recent MA or MFA graduates (degree must have been received no earlier than 2020). Interns will receive a stipend of $26,000.
Interdisciplinary Internships – Nine Months
Working as a team, interns will take a critical look at the Gallery’s collection of pre-1900 American and European paintings, decorative arts, and sculpture to assist curators and educators in reimagining the collections’ presentation through a more inclusive lens. Interns will support a variety of projects, such as the planning and production of in-gallery texts and graphics, digital media resources for on-site and online audiences, and public programs. Priority will be given to applicants who are enrolled in a graduate program or are recent graduates (degree must have been received no earlier than 2019). Interns will receive a stipend of $26,000.
For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit https://www.nga.gov/education/interns-fellows.html