The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation : Museum Summer 2019 Intern

 

Description

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is currently accepting applications for Summer 2019 internships in all museum departments including (but not limited to) Curatorial, Development, Education, Exhibition Management, Marketing, Media and Public Relations, and Publishing and Digital Media. Internships are also available with Guggenheim special projects and initiatives such as the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Project, the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative, and the Panza Collection Initiative. The Summer 2019 Internship Program will begin on Monday, June 3 and end on Friday, August 9. Summer internships are full-time, four days a week Monday-Thursday, in addition to half-day seminars on Fridays.
We are pleased to offer $500 stipends to all undergraduate-level students and $1,000 stipends to all graduate-level students who are accepted into our Summer 2019 program.
Application deadline for Summer 2019 internships is January 30, 2019 (postmark).
Candidates must be of junior-year college level or above to be considered.
Internship Program Description
The objective of the Internship Program is to offer practical museum training experience to individuals interested in pursuing careers in the arts and museum fields. Interns gain a general knowledge and broad understanding of how a particular department functions within the context of a major museum, as well as specific skills related to a particular department’s activities. Interns are assigned to a department based on their academic backgrounds, professional skills, interests, and career goals. Interns participate in the ongoing work of the department and complete specific projects or portions of larger departmental initiatives. For a full list of departments that offer internships, please see: www.guggenheim.org/internships.
Museum Culture Seminar Program
The Museum Culture Seminar Program forms an integral part of our Internship Program. The program includes field trips to sites such as auction houses, galleries, corporate collections, and other museums. Discussion with Guggenheim Museum staff from a range of departments and awareness of a range of museum-related issues is facilitated. A field trip outside of New York City is planned for the end of every session.
Prospective applicants please send cover letter, resume, Guggenheim application form (found on web site), list of relevant coursework, academic writing sample, and two letters of recommendation via postal mail to: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Internship Program, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128-0173.
For more information, please visit our web site: www.guggenheim.org/internships.
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